Treats for Success

Throughout the month of October, we are collecting nonperishable food items to stock the Pathways to Success food pantries in the five Delaware high schools we serve. Food items that make a great donation include pop tarts, cereal bars, granola bars, snack size peanut butter, trail mix, individual tuna pouches with crackers, dried fruit, popcorn, chips, juice boxes, nuts, microwave mac & cheese & more. Help at risk students avoid battling hunger as they succeed in graduating.   Drop off locations: Jeanine O'Donnell State Farm: 16583 Coastal Hwy, Lewes, DE Mon-Fri 9am-5pm   Habitat for Humanity Restore 18501 Stamper Drive, Lewes, DE Tues-Sat 10am-4:30pm Contact Sarah Gilmour at for questions or additional information. 

Southern Delaware Wine, Food, and Music Festival

The Covered Bridge at Hopkins Heartland 30249 Fisher Road, Lewes, Delaware

Spend a great fall day enjoying specialty culinary delights and refreshing beverages as you listen to great tunes and peruse our auction items. SoDEL Fest is widely known for unique culinary experiences, award winning chefs, and winemakers from around the world. But it's so much more than an amazingly indulgent day of wine, food & music. It's a celebration of life, laughter, friendship and togetherness that pours each year's proceeds into local non-profits doing important work to strengthen our community. Proceeds benefits Pathways to Success and The Children's Beach House. Tickets includes all you can eat & drink: 25+ Restaurants; 75+ wines, craft beers and cocktails; 4 amazing bands; Chef Throwdown HoDown; Silent Auction; Wine Wall; AND other surprises. Location: The Covered Bridge at Hopkins Heartland 30249 Fisher Road Lewes, DE   If you are interested in volunteering, please visit: Southern Delaware Wine, Food & Music Festival Volunteer Sign-up Form (


Pathways To Success 31 The Circle Suite A & B, Georgetown, DE, United States

Looking for some FALL FAMILY FUN??? Pathways to Success is offering just that!   Bring your friends and family to FUN DAY!!! Have a great time while supporting local students.   Saturday, October 22nd meet us in the parking lot of 4 N. Bedford Street. The event will be held in the parking lot behind the Pathways to Success main office, near the circle in Georgetown.   From 9am-1pm, we will have yard sale items, vendor tables, baked goods, games, kid's activities, food, drinks, and more!   The event is free to attend.    $10 space rental is available for those wanting to sell items at the event. Please go to the link below and rent your space by Thursday, October 20th:   Contact for questions or more information.     

Fair Housing Event

first state community action agency 308 N Railroad Street, Georgetown, Delaware

Join us for a Fair Housing event on Saturday, April 15th at First State Community Action Agency in Georgetown, DE from 10am-1pm. Presentations will be given by experienced professionals in the housing field, including Melody Taylor of The US Department of Housing and Urban Development. Read more about our presenter at - Learn how to recognize illegal housing assumptions. - Learn about the 1968 Fair Housing Act. - Learn about the rights protected by fair housing laws and how they are enforced. - Learn how to file a housing discrimination complaint Email Ivan Neal at or call 302-858-4861 for more information. 

Partner with Pathways

Crossroad Community Church 20684 State Forest Rd, Georgetown, DE, United States

A wonderful opportunity for anyone wanting to Support our Students. Breakfast will be served and two of our Pathways graduates will share their powerful testimonies. Donations raised on this day will help purchase personal care items for teens, healthy food for students facing food insecurity, workforce essentials for graduates starting their careers, as well as school supplies and dormitory essentials for those going on to college.   If you are interested in taking part in this event, please contact Sarah Gilmour, Outreach and Development Manager, or a Pathways to Success Board Member, by March 31st. Sarah Gilmour: 302-381-1494,

Cord Ceremony 2023

Crossroad Community Church 20684 State Forest Rd, Georgetown, DE, United States

Celebrate our 2023 graduating seniors from the Pathways to Success program at all 5 of our schools: Cape Henlopen, Polytech, Seaford, Milford, and Sussex Tech. Students will walk across the stage, receive their Pathways cord and certificate of completion, and have their photo taken. Following the ceremony, a dinner will be held for the students and their guests. Each graduate may register to bring up to 2 guests. Students must register by April 28th at: Guests must RSVP by May 3rd at the same link. 

Pathways to Success Online Auction

Announcing our 1st ever Online Auction! We are SO excited to unveil incredible auction items and host our first ever Pathways to Success 'Pay It Forward' Online Auction! This is a fun and exciting way to Support our Students from near or far! Bidding begins at 4pm THIS Friday, so get on early to bid on your favorites! We have gift cards, private dinner parties, beautifully themed baskets, a salon package, a low-digit Delaware tag, designer handbags, art, cookware and appliances, plus so much more! We even have two 12' boats for auction! Auction items can be viewed at this time at Winners will be able to pick up their auction items at the Pathways to Success Office on Route 9 (22440 Lewes Georgetown Hwy; Georgetown, DE 19947) on Monday, July 24th from 12pm-6pm and Tuesday, July 25th from 9am-12pm. *Those unable to pick up their items in person will be required to cover the cost of shipping. Proceeds from the auction will allow Pathways to Success to help students and their families struggling to pay utility bills or buy groceries, as well as providing therapeutic counseling services and academic support to help them stay in school and graduate. For assistance with the auction, please contact Pathways to Success Marketing Manager, Alison Blake, at View Auction Items Here!

5th Annual ‘Pay It Forward’ Celebration

Baywood Clubhouse Restuarant 32267 Clubhouse Way, Millsboro, DE, United States

Join us for the 5th annual 'Pay It Forward' Celebration as we celebrate and honor students who have excelled in our program and individuals who have given back to our Delaware communities in 2022-2023.  Live Music will be performed by "Shades of Blue Collective": A sensational group of local musicians and talented young people performing classic Jazz, Blues and R&B. Dinner Entree of your choice and One Complimentary Drink are included for each guest. When purchasing your tickets, you are required to enter the name, contact information, and Entree selection for each attendee. Please contact Sarah Gilmour, at, if you need to update this information. An Online Auction will proceed the event. More information to come. Ticket can be purchased on Eventbrite beginning June 1st at the following link:

Stuff the Turkey for Students in Need

Pathways to Success is in need of healthy, non-perishable food items, drinks, and snacks for the students in our program who are facing food insecurity.   Donations can include pop tarts, cereal bars, nuts, granola bars, snack-size peanut butter, trail mix, tuna pouches with crackers, dried fruit, popcorn, chips, juice boxes, and microwaveable oatmeal, soups, and macaroni & cheese.   From November 6th to November 17th, the community is encouraged to drop their items off at these locations:   Jeanine O'Donnell's State Farm office is located at 16583 Coastal Hwy in Lewes, Delaware. Hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The office phone number is 302-644-3276.   Sussex County Habitat for Humanity ReStore is located at 18501 Stamper Drive in Lewes, Delaware. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The phone number is 302-855-1156.   The Georgetown Library is located at 123 West Pine Street in Georgetown, Delaware. The hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, Friday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The library’s phone number is 302-856-7958.   The majority of the Pathways to Success students are food deprived. They often do not have breakfast in the morning or dinner at night. It is not unusual for a student to ask the Pathways to Success Program Coordinators at Cape Henlopen High School, Milford High School, Seaford High School or Sussex Tech to ask for a snack because they are…