Home of Val's Needy Family Fund
Good Neighbors Caring About the Health and Well-being of Those in Need For Over 90 years
P. O. Box 951, Newark, Delaware 19715-0951
The Newark Area Welfare Committee is an all-volunteer, non-profit, 501 (C) (3) charitable organization based out of Newark, DE.
The Newark Area Welfare Committee works to serve the community with our Emergency Assistance Program, Food Cupboard, Holiday Food Boxes, and Shoes for In-Need Children Programs. Additional information about each program can be found in the Programs folder.
Our organization operates solely from donations from local individuals and businesses, charitable and service clubs, and grants from the City of Newark. We also receive funds from the State of Delaware, the Wilmington Flower Market, Good Neighbor Day, the New Castle County Council, proceeds from sales of our Bean Soup mix, The Christmas Shop, and responses from our annual appeal letter.
Below are links to upcoming special events.
Click on the link (if provided) for more information.
- October 20th Good Neighbor Day - 9 to 4 at various locations.
October 21st Good Neighbor Day - 10 to 3 @ Suburban Plaza.
- October 24th Newark Charitable and Social Club Auction - 6 to 9 @ Newark Senior Center.
- November 5th Newark Morning Rotary Rock n Roll 5K 3 to 7.
- November 24th Fitness Fusion Run for Pie Call 1-302-738-4580 for more information.
- December 3rd Mobile Food Pantry Dicky Park - Volunteers Needed
BELOW ARE Photos from our 2015 Holiday Box Program.
We held our 85th birthday Gala On February 20, 2016. Below are some of the photos taken that night. Click on a photo to advance to the next.
2015 Annual Good Neighbor Award:
Mrs. Marilyn Minster of Minsters Jewelers.
Mrs. Minster and Minster Jewelers has been an advocate of NAWC for several decades, particularly through her support of our Food Cupboard Program and Bean Soup sales.