Delaware Marathon™ Support Organizations

Friends of Wilmington ParksThe Friends of Wilmington Parks, founded in 1991, works closely with the Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation, and the City of Wilmington to help address the needs of Brandywine, Alapocas Run, Rockford, and H. Fletcher Brown Parks. The Friends supports a variety of horticultural and restorative projects in the Parks for the benefit of the community. Currently, the Friends are restoring the Sugar Bowl in Brandywine Park as well as assisting with the opening of the Trail Connection between Brandywine and Alapocas Run Parks in partnership with the City of Wilmington and the Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation.

 

The Daughters of the British Empire is a nonprofit, nonpolitical, voluntary American society of women of proven British or British Commonwealth birth or ancestry. The primary objective of the DBE is the support of the four District Homes for retired men and women who are residents and/or citizens of the U.S. These homes are located in each of the four regions of the DBE in the U.S. The secondary objectives are local philanthropy and friendship (we all enjoy a cup of tea together!!). The Society has chapters organized in each state. The Maid Marian chapter in Northern Delaware meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7.30pm. For more information contact us at 410-287-9224.

 

premier-charities-logo-webPremiere Charities mission is to serve the underprivileged by mobilizing resources for food, health, clothing, shelter, and education. From Our Kitchen serves the homeless of Wilmington, Delaware by offering a full meal every Sunday. Our volunteers serve the homeless every Sunday, rain or shine. We serve a seasonally appropriate, full course meal of fresh, warm food and soda, juice, and water. On average, 175 guests are served each Sunday. Volunteers gather at 2 PM in an empty parking lot near the Wilmington train station to set up for the serve. Please donate at www.premierecharities.org

 

Epilepsy Foundation of Delaware is a statewide, non-profit organization dedicated to ensure that people with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences. Its volunteers and professional staff endeavor to prevent, control and cure epilepsy through services, education, advocacy and research. Its mission is to educate and support individuals with epilepsy and their families, to increase awareness in the general community through education, to provide leadership and advocacy for epilepsy issues, and to facilitate prevention and management of epilepsy. Learn more at www.epilepsyfoundation.org/Delaware.

 

pcvrc-logo-webPike Creek Valley Running Club (PCVRC) is centered in New Castle County, Delaware. Our mission is to encourage the sport of running as a fun and healthy activity for people of all ages and all backgrounds. Founded in 1982, the club has over 140 member families, including state age-group record holders to back-of-the-packers! Both experienced and novice runners are encouraged to join a participate in our signature event, the 33rd annual Delaware Distance Classic 15K, held each October in Delaware City. Visit us at www.pcvrc.com and www.pcvrc.com/ddc.php

 

middletown-athletic-clob-logo-webThe Middletown Athletic Club (MAC) was formed in 2002 by several local, long-time runners, to promote running as a social, recreational and competitive activity in the Middletown, Delaware area. MAC is an officially-recognized member of the Road Runners Clubs of America (RRCA). MAC’s goals include promoting running as a family-oriented activity as well as to promote youth running. MAC also fields several competitive teams in area races. Whether you are new to running or a seasoned competitor, youth athlete or Master, run for health and fitness or train to race a marathon, MAC offers something for everyone. Come join us. www.macrunning.com

 

loma-coffee-logo-webWelcome to LOMA Coffee, historic downtown Wilmington’s best gathering place. We’re located at the intersection of caffeine and inspiration, a place where the city’s creative minds come together to connect, refresh and smooth out the wrinkles of daily life. Are you serious about coffee? Then visit us at 239 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. Ph: 302-384-8494 or email us: sayhi@lomacoffee.com