Adopt-A- Family is coordinated by the DHSS, Division of State Service Centers, under leadership of the Human Services Council, Inc., a 501c3 advisory board. This relationship allows for a public-private partnership that works to support families throughout the year. Adopt-A- Family is completely funded by individuals, community agencies, churches, and corporations with administrative support from DHSS/DSSC. Therefore, all donations are managed by the Human Services Council, Inc. and 100% of all donations are used to provide direct support to needy families.

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2018 Volunteer Delaware Conference Monday April 30, 2018

The Delaware State Office of Volunteerism and the Delaware Association of Volunteer Administrators are once again presenting the annual Volunteer Delaware Conference. Held annually, the 2018 daylong conference is being conducted at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover.

DANA Impact Conference Thursday, April 26, 2018

Focusing on continued health and adaptability of the nonprofit sector in Delaware and provides participants with forums and activities covering the many facets of sustainability..

Adopt-A-Family Events

Georgetown Meaningful Economics Competition May 31, 2018

Kent and Sussex County Delaware elementary school competition for grades 3 thru 5.  The ME* Competition is a program designed to recognize student achievement in acquiring and applying knowledge in economics, entrepreneurship, and personal finance.

United Way of Delaware's Celebration Thursday, June 7, 2018

Do More 24 Delaware is a local movement that brings together nonprofit organizations, companies, and people committed to making a difference.

Nonprofit Advocacy Day Thursday, March 29, 2018

Join us at Legislative Hall in Dover. This event will serve as the kickoff for celebrating April as Nonprofit Impact Month.

Newark Meaningful Economics Competition May 22-24,2018

New Castle County Delaware elementary school competition for grades 3 thru 5.  The ME* Competition is a program designed to recognize student achievement in acquiring and applying knowledge in economics, entrepreneurship, and personal finance.