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Welcome Friends!

Since 1890, armed with tambourines and a mission to serve, The Salvation Army held its first meeting in Delaware. More than 200 voices were lifted in song and prayer in the second story of 220 Market Street.  Although our location has changed, the mission of The Salvation Army in the State of Delaware remains as it began 125 years ago. The work and ministry will continue to grow providing human outreach by offering spiritual, emotional and assistance to people in need. Check out the article from delaware online celebrating our 125th anniversary!

You can help us continue our efforts to do the most good with a simple donation.


3rd Annual "Souper Bowl"

Join us as we Tackle hunger with the 3rd annual "Souper Bowl" event. The event is a great way to support The Salvation Army and help us raise awareness about hunger while we raise funds to fill our food closets. Enjoy an endless bowl of fresh, hot soup from some of the best restaurants in the state and vote for your favorite soup! Admission includes a keepsake mug hand painted by artists form The Salvation Army's Creative HeARTS Program or a keepsake bowl designed by St. Andrew students and painted by the Creative HeARTS artists. Tickets are $15.00 and $25.00. Click the link below to reserve your tickets today.

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We would also like to extend an open invitation for those that wish to volunteer or contribute to the event. If you are interested in volunteering for one of the four events or if you would like to become a soup sponsor please contact Carl Colantuono at 302-472-0731 or


 Online Red Kettle "Thank You Week"

The Online Red Kettle is in its final week and we want to thank our fundraisers for their hard work and support. Participants have until January 18th to complete their kettles. It is the devotion of our fundraisers that raised $7,215 or our $10,000 goal. If you haven't given, you still have time to do so. Simply follow the link below and click on "make a donation." Every dollar helps us continue our work, doing the most good for those in need.


2016 Annual Toy Shop

The 2016 Annual Toy Shop was a great success, thanks to all our volunteers and contributors. With your help we were able to reach 876 families in need this holiday season. As a result, 1,934 children were served and nearly 4,000 new toys were received and distributed to those that would have otherwise gone without this Christmas. Thank you for helping us brighten the holiday for so many children.



Annual Sweetheart Dinner Dance

Join The Salvation Army Senior Center as it hosts a fun-filled evening of dining, dancing, and door prizes. This semi-formal event will take place on Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 5:00 - 9:00 pm at the Ed Oliver Golf Club (800 N. DuPont Road, Wilmington, DE). Tickets are $30.00 per person. Music will be provided by DJ Mike Nite and line dancing will be led by Liz Helm. Come out and show us your fancy footwork!

If you have any questions or would like more information please contact Sylvia Holden at 302-472-0770 or

To reserve your tickets click the link below (deadline is February 14th)

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Become a Sponsor

Beginning in July and continuing through the end of September, The Salvation Army will kick off its state-wide campaign package featuring Sponsorship Opportunities for all of our community events.

The Salvation Army offers year round sponsorship opportunities for those interested in putting a year long support system in place. A sponsorship includes promotion at our events throughout the year, such as the Kettle Kickoff, Toy Run, Souper Bowl, Donut Day, and our 2017 Annual Dinner. Our annual sponsorship campaign runs from now until the end of the second quarter.

Please email Carl Colantuono for more details on how to become a sponsor.


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