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Our Mission

Duffy’s Hope, Inc. provides intellectual, emotional and interpersonal growth opportunities for youth and their families through advocacy, education, mentoring and community outreach.

Mission Area

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Education, Community Development, Children and Family, Women, Volunteering, Unhoused/Under-housed People, Media, Hunger, Human Services, Health, Arts, Technology, Trade Associations, Financial

About Our Organization 

Board Meeting Details

Our board meets on weekday evenings
Our committees meet in New Castle County (Wilmington Area)
We are a small board with less than 10 people

Board Needs

We are especially interested in candidates with the following skills: Strategy/Strategy Management, Philanthropy, Marketing/Social Media, Management Consulting, Advertising and Publishing, Event Planning, Fundraising/Fund Development, Nonprofit/Government, Media Production, Project Management

Number of board openings: multiple

We are not seeking to fill a specific officer position.

Our board doesn't require an annual financial contribution from members.

More About Our Organization

At Duffy's Hope, we believe in the power of education and opportunity to shape a brighter future. Through a diverse array of programs, we aim to equip youth with essential life skills and empower them to make informed choices. Our initiatives include:

    In-school and After-school Programs: Focused on prevention, abstinence, financial literacy, mental health, healthy relationships, college preparation, college tours and career readiness.

    Educational and Recreational Field Trips: Broadening horizons and fostering personal growth.

    Urban Youth Garden: Promoting health and wellness through hands-on gardening initiatives.

    Youth Summer Basketball League: Building teamwork, leadership, and sportsmanship.

    Transitional Home for Young Women: Supporting those aging out of foster care with housing and life skills.

    Annual Celebrity Fundraising Event: Delaware's premier August event, raising crucial funds for our impactful programs.