Our philanthropic community hosts a diverse roster of events here in Delaware, continually bringing life-changing and rewarding experiences to Delawareans.  Stay in the loop with our Weekend Round-ups and learn about all of the philanthropy blooming right here in our neck of the woods. Read on for two joyous events coming up this weekend and leave us a comment to let us know if you will be there!

Saturday, September 12th: 8am – 11am

American Heart Association: 2015 Wilmington Heart Walk at Bellevue State Park

Since 2010, The Kenny Family Foundation has worked with the American Heart Association, providing their annual walk and 5K at the Riverfront in Wilmington with water and fruit each year.  This year, at their 2015 Wilmington Heart Walk, we are once again, honored to help one of our Active Partners by providing participants with proper nutrients and hydration as they walk in support of American Heart Association’s mission: building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Image Credit: American Heart Association

At a time when heart disease and strokes are a leading cause death in the United States, our foundation believes in a proactive approach to a healthy lifestyle, leading the way to a sustainable future.  The annual Heart Walk, brings the community together for a rewarding, family-friendly fundraiser, promoting physical activity and heart-healthy living, all while celebrating our nation’s progress in the fight against this country’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers.

To get involved or support the participants walking in this event, click here view more details.


Sunday, September 13th: 12pm – 4:30pm

Kids Runway for Research Fashion Show at The Chase Center on The Riverfront

Image Credit: Kids Runway for Research

The Kids Runway For Research is a local non-profit organization dedicated to raise awareness and support for the Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, while honoring the children who have survived cancer.  This year, their 6th Annual Runway Fashion Show takes place on Sunday, September 13th as the young heroes who have overcome the struggles of cancer, model clothing donated from local boutiques, raising money to help youth currently battling cancer.   As a foundation invested in well-being and the improvement of the quality of life, The Kenny Family Foundation answers the call for significant cancer research so we may continue to improve the lives of children struggling with this life-threatening disease each and everyday.

Tickets can be purchased on The Kids Runway for Research’s website until Friday, September 11th. To learn more about this fun and engaging event and secure your tickets – click here.