Press Coverage

CHEF Welcomes New Board Members

By cjack59 | January 9, 2023

The Cape Gazette | February 6, 2022 The Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation has elected community leaders Taryn Burris, Jaime Carter-Houck and Mark Mazak to three-year terms on its board of directors. Burris graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor of science degree in education and received a master of education degree in special…

CHEF Winter Jam moves to spring

By cjack59 | December 26, 2021

16th annual event supports Cape students and teachers with grant funds Blue Label Band, shown at Winter Jam 2020, performed via livestream for the 2021 event. Funds raised by CHEF are awarded as grants to support Cape district teachers and students. FILE PHOTO The Cape Gazette | Ellen Driscoll December 24, 2021  Spring Jam will…

CHEF distributes $15,000 worth of donated educational supplies

By cjack59 | September 1, 2021

Caravan of Caring visits Cape schools to support teachers, students Ellen Driscoll | September 1, 2021  Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation members delivered more than $15,000 worth of donated school supplies to all district schools Aug. 30, helping to stock supply shelves for all the district’s teachers.                    …

Cape Henlopen School District Preparing for Safe & Successful School Year

By cjack59 | August 30, 2021

WRDE-TV By Cody Decker     SUSSEX COUNTY, Del.- Students will return to class nine days from now in the Cape Henlopen School District.  On August 19th, the district’s board voted unanimously that masks are required indoors for students, teachers, and visitors regardless of vaccination status, upholding governor carney’s mandate.  Bus drivers and their passengers must…

By cjack59 | August 11, 2021

CHEF to hold virtual Winter Jam March 26

By technogoober | August 4, 2021

By Ellen Driscoll | Cape Gazette While COVID-19 has prevented large gatherings, the Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation has found a new way to hold its signature fundraising event that benefits district teachers and students. The 15th annual CHEF Winter Jam will stream live from 7 to 9:30 p.m., Friday, March 26, from Mid South Audio…

Cape school supply drive underway thru Aug. 25

By technogoober | August 4, 2021

The Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation’s fourth annual Caravan of Caring is now accepting school supplies and monetary donations to support Cape district students.

CHEF welcomes new board member Peter Carter

By technogoober | October 30, 2020

The Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation has elected Peter E. Carter to a three-year term on its board of directors. Carter has served as the Essex County superintendent of schools for the New Jersey Department of Education, superintendent of schools for the Irvington Board of Education in Irvington, N.J., and superintendent of schools for the Ringwood…

CHEF distributes donated school supplies to stock district shelves

By technogoober | September 21, 2020

At H.O. Brittingham Elementary, Assistant Principal Yvette Davenport and Principal Kyle Bentley, behind table, receive bins of donated goods from CHEF members (l-r) Rick Grier-Reynolds, Stephanie Mastrangelo and Calvin Jackson. ELLEN DRISCOLL PHOTOS Ellen Driscoll September 21, 2020 For the third year, the Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation’s partnership with local businesses is helping to stock…

CHEF welcomes new board member Jennifer Noonan

By technogoober | August 23, 2020

The Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation has elected Jennifer Noonan to a three-year term on its board of directors. Noonan has worked in the children and family space in varying capacities for more than 15 years. Prior to moving to Delaware, she worked in New York City for the Nickelodeon Kids & Family networks at MTV,…

March 16, 2020

SoDel Cares awards nearly $100,000 in grants to local nonprofits

SoDel Cares, the philanthropic arm of SoDel Concepts, recently awarded nearly $100,000 in grants to Delaware organizations. The checks were distributed Feb. 25 at the hospitality group’s corporate office in Rehoboth Beach. SoDel Concepts owns 12 restaurants in coastal Sussex County, and SoDel Cares was founded in 2015 to honor the philanthropic work of the company’s founder, the late Matt Haley. The foundation helps local organizations that assist children, at-risk youth and adults, and the elderly. “The primary mission of SoDel Cares is to contribute in a positive way to the communities in which we do business,” said Scott Kammerer,…

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February 16, 2020

Gallo Gives presents donations to community nonprofits

As part of its continual effort to make a difference in the community in which its members live and serve, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Gallo Realty’s Gallo Gives Foundation awarded donations to Delaware Hospice, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, Milton Community Food Pantry, Habitat for Humanity, People’s Place, Immanuel Shelter and the Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation. Read the Cape Gazette article here.

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February 15, 2020

CHEF holds annual Winter Jam fundraiser

The Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation held its annual Winter Jam fundraiser Feb. 7 at the Rusty Rudder in Dewey Beach. The event featured a silent auction, raffle, food from local restaurants, and live music from Blue Label. All funds raised benefit educational programs for students in the Cape Henlopen School District, including teacher grants for unbudgeted classroom projects, support for homeless and limited-income students, STEM initiatives, performing arts education and training, and programs to promote diversity and inclusion. To view additional photos from the event click here.

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December 6, 2019

CHEF reception highlights grant successes

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September 5, 2019

CHEF distributes donated school supplies

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September 4, 2019

WBOC Coverage of CHEF’s Caravan of Caring-School Supply Drive

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September 4, 2018

CHEF donates $1000 for CHHS Broadway Trip

CHEF Donates $1000 for CHHS Broadway Trip

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