10:00 AM10:00

Fill the Tundra & Drive Down Hunger at ACME

For the fifth year in a row, Newark ToyotaWorld is joining forces with ACME and NAWC to raise food and drive down hunger.

Donations will be collected in front of the Suburban Plaza ACME from 10-2.

When a customer at ACME drops a few cans into the Toyota Tundra parked out front, they will get a FREE $10 car wash at Newark Toyotaworld!

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Good Neighbor Day
9:00 AM09:00

Good Neighbor Day

Good Neighbor Day provides NAWC members an opportunity to share with the community details about the great outreach that we provide to our neighbors. This day gives us a chance to give out information about our organization while selling our bags of beans to be made into soup.

Locations and specific times for Good Neighbor day activities:

  • Acme: Suburban Plaza, 9 am - 5 pm

  • Acme: College Square, 9 am - 5 pm

  • Acme: University Plaza, 9 am - 5 pm

  • Acme: Lantana Square, 9 am - 5 pm

  • National 5 & 10, 10 am - 2 pm

  • Newark Natural Foods, 9 am - 5 pm

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4:00 PM16:00

Newark Police Department Park in the Park

Come out to Dickey Park for food, games, ice cream & giveaways courtesy of the Newark Police Department.

Special thanks to

  • Acme Markets for food donations
  • New Heart Ministries for back to school supplies
  • Blue Line Network for blue line vehicle taping
  • City of Newark Parks & Recreation for game booths
  • UDairy Creamery for ice cream
  • Delaware State Mounted Police Unit
  • Newark PD K9 Unit
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9:00 AM09:00

Thanksgiving Day Run for Pie

There's no better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than starting your morning off with a 5K.

This annual 5K is sure to be a crowd pleaser - who does not want to eat PIE after a run?! And there will be plenty of pie to choose from.

Bring out the family, call up some old friends, and lace up those running shoes.  

Register online now

Participants will also be getting an insulated tote bag so they can bring home leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner.

Want to volunteer at the Run for Pie??

To register as a volunteer, visit

All participants and volunteers are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to the race to donate to NAWC. Food collected from the event will go to help feed some of the less fortunate in the Newark Area.

After the race stick around for the PIE BUFFETT!

We have: APPLE, PUMPKIN, AND PECAN. Did we mention we have REDDI WHIP?

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7:00 PM19:00

NAWC Wine Tasting

  • 305 Wilson Road Newark, DE, 19711 United States (map)
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Enjoy an evening of wine selected by sommelier Joe Buchter to benefit the NAWC Shoe Program. Each ticket is $25. To purchase a ticket and reserve your spot, please contact Lyn Henshaw at

location of event: 305 Wilson Road, Newark, DE 19711

Sommelier Joe Buchter

Joe Buchter is one of the wine buyers at State Line Liquors and handles all of the international wine for the store.  In addition to almost a decade working in the food and wine industry, he has certifications with the UK based Wine & Spirits Education Trust, the Court of Master Sommeliers, and is on course for further certification with the Society of Wine Educators.  Aside from that gaggle of certifying bodies, his real passion lies in finding, understanding, and introducing people to unique wines and obscure grapes.


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2:00 PM14:00

Newark Morning Rotary Ball Drop

  • Suburban Drive Newark, DE, 19711 United States (map)
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Play the Newark Morning Rotary Club's Ball Drop game for a chance to win some great prizes! All proceeds to benefit NAWC.

Purchase balls online now

Numbered balls will be dropped onto the green and the four closest balls to the hole will win the following great prizes:

  • 1st Prize: $500 cash
  • 2nd Prize: $250 cash
  • 3rd Prize: Golf for 4 at Newark Country Club
  • 4th Prize: Dinner for 2 and overnight stay at Courtyard Marriott (Newark, DE)
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