Our Affiliations

At Canaan we build relationships with organizations to improve the health of the communities we serve.  Our affiliation with these organizations are one of the many ways we are impacting the human condition. However, our affliation with these organizations is not an endorsement but a show of our appreciation in assisting us to serve the community. The listing below reflects some, but not all, of our affiliations.

AMERICAN RED CROSS

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.  www.redcross.org

BOWLERAMA OF DELAWARE  www.bowlerama.us

DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS  www.doc.delaware.gov

DELAWARE HIV CONSORTIUM  www.delawarehiv.org

FOOD BANK OF DELAWARE

Provides nutritious foods to Delawareans in need and facilitate long-term solutions to the problems of hunger and poverty through community education and advocacy. www.fbd.org

FRIENDSHIP HOUSE, INC.

A non-profit Christian organization committed to making a difference in the lives of displaced and homeless people in New Castle County, DE through traditional spiritual ministries of hospitality, education, empowerment and community. http://friendship-house.org

GOSPEL MUSIC WORKSHOP OF AMERICA

The Gospel Music Workshop of America is a Christian organization convening annually, where national performers, recording artists, new and inspiring songwriters, educators, liturgical dancers, the young and old, pastors, and others minister to each other and to the needs and directions within the African American religious experience. It has opened it’s doors to welcome and receive people of different colors, influences and cultures. www.gmwanational.net

HBCU

HBCUs are a source of accomplishment and great pride for the African American community as well as the entire nation. The Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, defines an HBCU as: “…any historically black college or university that was established prior to 1964, whose principal mission was, and is, the education of black Americans, and that is accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association determined by the Secretary [of Education] to be a reliable authority as to the quality of training offered or is, according to such an agency or association, making reasonable progress toward accreditation.” HBCUs offer all students, regardless of race, an opportunity to develop their skills and talents. These institutions train young people who go on to serve domestically and internationally in the professions as entrepreneurs and in the public and private sectors.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Their philosophy is simple: Habitat provides a "Hand-up, not a Hand-out.   www.habitat.org

 

NAACP

Founded Feb. 12. 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest, largest and most widely recognized grassroots-based civil rights organization. It's more than half-million members and supporters throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in communities, campaigning for equal opportunity and conducting voter mobilization. www.naacp.org

NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE

The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities. Founded in 1910 and headquartered in New York City, the National Urban League spearheads the efforts of its local affiliates through the development of programs, public policy research and advocacy. Today, the National Urban League has 88 affiliates serving 300 communities, in 36 states and the District of Columbia, providing direct services that impact and improve the lives of more than 2 million people nationwide. http://nul.iamempowered.com

RAINBOW PUSH COALITION

The Rainbow PUSH Coalition is the result of a merger between Operation PUSH and the Rainbow Coalition. Established in 1971 by Rev. Jackson, People United to Save Humanity (later changed from "Save" to "Serve")--PUSH, was an organization dedicated to improving the economic conditions of black communities across the United States. In the 1970's, PUSH expanded into areas of social and political development using direct action campaigns, a weekly radio broadcast, and awards that honored prominent blacks in the U.S. and abroad. Through Operation PUSH, Rev. Jackson established a platform from which to protect black homeowners, workers and businesses.  www.rainbowpush.org

RITE AID PHARMACY

Rite Aid is a caring neighbor in the community, they serve by reaching beyond the store walls to actively improve health and wellness.  www.shop.riteaid.com

ROSE HILL COMMUNITY CENTER

Enriching the lives of the community. www.rosehillcommunitycenter.org

KENNY FAMILY FOUNDATION (SHOPRITE)

KFF supports non-profit organizations that work diligently to enhance the quality of life for residents of New Castle County by supporting efforts related to education, community development & preservation, health, financial literacy, and human services.  Their micro-grants are awarded to local non-profit organizations and these success stories speak volumes about the power of a community foundation. www.kffde.org

SOJOURNERS' PLACE

Assist homeless women and men on their journey to self-sufficiency through a case-managed, residential program. www.sojournersplace.org

THE RONALD McDONALD HOUSE OF DELAWARE

The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware provides a “home away from home” for families of seriously or chronically ill or injured children receiving treatment at area hospitals by offering nurturing and supportive environments where families can stay together and find comfort. https://rmhde.org

THE 1212 CORPORATION

Provides supportive and recovery atmosphere for individuals and families that need help seven days a week. www.facebook.com/The-1212-Corporation

 

 

 

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