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. Our micro-grants are awarded to local non-profit organizations and these success stories speak volumes about the power of a community foundation.
The Kenny Family Foundation hosted our 20th Annual Partners’ Breakfast, Golf Outing & Dinner on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. This event extended across three of Delaware’s country clubs with complimentary transportation between clubs. Over 400 guests enjoyed tennis, golf, poolside entertainment and, of course, were fed all day long!
Proceeds from our Annual Fundraiser support the Kenny Family Foundation’s work to invest in well-being, improve quality of life and create a sustainable future for New Castle County, Delaware.
“The Kenny Family Foundation’s support in our community well precedes the establishment of the foundation in 2008. Since the foundation’s founder, Bernie Kenny, opened his first ShopRites in Delaware, many organizations have come to rely on the Kenny Family and The Kenny Family Foundation to assist them in their mission. At Blood Bank of Delmarva, we thank the foundation for supporting our Hydration Station Initiative, where students are encouraged to consume a salty snack along with a bottle of water before donating blood. This initiative helps make for a successful donor experience and leads more students to consider becoming a permanent member of our donor pool.”
“I would like to thank the Kenny Family Foundation for their strong commitment to the City of Wilmington, as the foundation has supported several City initiatives and programs through their generous donations and volunteer efforts. The Kenny Family Foundation also represents a great model of a successful public-private partnership, and I truly appreciate their long-standing dedication to the City of Wilmington, our residents and many visitors,”
“When I think of the Kenny Family Foundation I think about all of the thousands of lives that have been impacted by the foundation. The Kenny Family Foundation impacts the human condition by supporting community organizations with financial and/or in kind support. In turn these organizations can further their mission. The Kenny Family Foundation has a footprint on the Delaware community organizations. I can’t think of a better organization to partner with. They truly care about the community, and demonstrate it daily through its mission. I personally feel like I am a member of the family. I am the Kenny Family Foundation.”
“Downtown Visions has been honored to receive support from the Kenny Foundation over the years. And we are impressed by the family’s devotion to the community, buying locally sourced products and personally being involved. “
“The Kenny Family Foundation has been a great and loyal supporter of Old Brandywine Village in our efforts to revitalize our neighborhood for the past two years. We have appreciated their generosity and willingness to be of service to our organization with donations of food and drink for our annual fundraiser.”
“Many people are familiar with the Kenny Family Foundation because of their countless charitable donations in the City of Wilmington. A few years ago, the Kenny Family Foundation was the founding sponsor of a new event downtown- Movies Under the Stars- an outdoor movie series on the rooftop of the Christina Landing store. This series features well known films geared to the community to come out and watch the films under the stars. Local food truck vendors are invited to participate, WJBR is also a sponsor, and we invite the audience to shop in the store for candy and other items. It’s been a great experience to sit on the roof in a lawn chair watching a movie like Jaws or Top Gun with a group of people- many of whom were not old enough or even alive when the film came out in theaters. The admission prices are reasonable and it’s been very satisfying to be a part of this community project.”