United Way of Delaware, Wells Fargo, Jessie Ball duPont Fund, and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield are members of Philanthropy Delaware.
On December 10, 2019, United Way of Delaware (UWDE) launched its Get Delaware Reading Wilmington initiative at St. Michael's School & Nursery on Walnut Street.
The initiative's objective is to work collectively to move the needle on reading by the end of 3rd grade for our kids in Wilmington.
Click here to see Michelle Taylor, CEO of UWDE, talk about the initiative on Comcast Newsmakers.
Collaborating supporters include Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki and the City of Wilmington; New Castle County and County Executive Matt Meyer; First Spouse Tracey Quillen and her First Chance Delaware Initiative; Jessie Ball DuPont Fund; Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield; Christina, Red Clay and Brandywine School Districts; DE Department of Education; Parents as Teachers; Delaware Health and Social Services; Wells Fargo; Nemours BrightStart!; AutoTeamDelaware; Seeds of Greatness Bible Church; Reading Assist Institute; First Chance Delaware; Delaware Association for The Education of Young Children; and Delaware State Education Association.
UWDE's CEO Michelle Taylor
First Spouse and First Chance Delaware's Tracey Quillen Carney
Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki