Libraries Help Del. Agency Collect Items for Kids - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Libraries Help Del. Agency Collect Items for Kids

Posted:

NEW CASTLE, Del. (WBOC/AP)- Libraries across Delaware are helping to collect donations of children's books and DVDs to go to kids at a residential treatment center for children with mental health challenges.

The donated books and DVDs will go to the Terry Children's Center in New Castle. The center, which serves children ages 6-12, can serve up to 42 at a time.

Items are being collected all this month at public libraries in Wilmington, Hockessin, Newark, Dover, Bridgeville and Millsboro.

Throughout February, follow the state Children's Department on Twitter @DelKIDS for updates on the progress of the campaign.  Photos will be available throughout the month on Flickr at www.flickr.com/photos/delchildrensdept.

"We're very excited to use social media in a way that allows citizens to become partners in helping the vulnerable children we serve. In many ways, this affirms our belief that children in residential treatment are children that have the same needs hopes and goals shared by all of us," said Karryl McManus, Acting Secretary for the Children's Department.

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Jeff Gordon Visits Rehoboth Beach

    Jeff Gordon Visits Rehoboth Beach

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:40:38 GMT
    Four-time Dover International Speedway winner Jeff Gordon spent the day exploring downstate Delaware Wednesday while in town to promote the Sept. 28 “AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Dover.More
    Four-time Dover International Speedway winner Jeff Gordon spent the day exploring downstate Delaware Wednesday while in town to promote the Sept. 28 “AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Dover.More
  • Fire Officials: Adaptor Malfunction, Hoarding Contributed to Fire

    Fire Officials: Adaptor Malfunction, Hoarding Contributed to Fire

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:50:54 GMT
    The Maryland State Fire Marshal said a wooden building fire Thursday afternoon amounted to $110,000 in damages.More
    The Maryland State Fire Marshal said a wooden building fire Thursday afternoon amounted to $110,000 in damages.More
  • Md. and Del. Get Part of $16.65B Bank of America Settlement

    Md. and Del. Get Part of $16.65B Bank of America Settlement

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:38:28 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP/WBOC) - Bank of American reached a record $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and six states, which include Maryland and Delaware. The settlement was over the company's sale of mortgage-backed securities in the months leading up to the financial crisis. It is by far the largest deal the Justice Department has reached with a bank over the 2008 mortgage meltdown.Maryland will get $75 million, according to Attorney General Doug Gansler. "With this settlement...More
    WASHINGTON (AP/WBOC) - Bank of American reached a record $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and six states, which include Maryland and Delaware. The settlement was over the company's sale of mortgage-backed securities in the months leading up to the financial crisis. It is by far the largest deal the Justice Department has reached with a bank over the 2008 mortgage meltdown.Maryland will get $75 million, according to Attorney General Doug Gansler. "With this settlement...More
Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service