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How to Help

This year more than ever small businesses and nonprofit organizations need our support. When buying gifts, needing a dinner plan, or simply wanting to do good consider your local businesses, and organizations first. Explore this list of 10 ways you can give back in Delaware. 

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Donate to local arts and culture: Make a positive difference with a donation to a local museum, art venue or cultural organization like Delaware Art Museum.

Buy gift cards: The gift that keeps on giving! Shopping local for gift cards is a great option to give your loved ones something you know they will love.

Stay in a home away from home: Treat yourself to a getaway spent by the oceanfront or in a cabin connecting with nature at these top places to stay in Delaware.

Shop local boutiques: Stay in style this season with trendy local boutiques.

Explore Farmers’ Markets: When traveling in Delaware be sure to stop at local Farmers’ Markets along the state. like Fifers Orchards, and T.S. Smith Orchard Point Market.

Enjoy treats at local bakeries: From donuts for breakfast, to savory garlic bread. Local bakeries are a must stop for those new to town.

Bonus bakery idea: Drop a basket of those fresh baked goods to local health care workers who deserve a pick-me-up. My Sisters Fault in Milford has a build your own cake option that makes the perfect sweet surprise!

Buy gifts from nonprofits: When you buy an at-home art project kit from Dirty Hands DIY you help developing artists in the community!

Visit a State Park: Enjoy the great outdoors all while keeping the outdoors great when you buy an annual pass from Delaware State Parks.

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