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17th Annual DGS Champagne Gala

You can register now for this year's Champagne Gala which will celebrate Mardi Gras on Friday, March 6! Delicious New Orleans inspired cuisine will be paired with featured champagne cocktails. The gala will be from 6:30 - 10:30 at Harry's Savoy Grill in Wilmington. Stay tuned for details on our fantastic live and silent auction items!

Register for the Champagne Gala now!

More Champagne Gala Details

Registration is Open for the Highmark Walk

DGS is pleased to be a partner and beneficiary of the Highmark Walk for a Health Community again this year. The walk will take place on Saturday, June 6, at Bellevue State Park.

You can begin to recruit family, friends, and neighbors for your team and Register Now!


Just like last year, 100% of all DGS donations and sponsorships will go directly to help support the critical mental health services for children in Delaware. Also, once again, for those who want to walk with their best canine friend, DGS will be the team to support!

Dog WalkHighmark Walk for a Healthy Community

Mark Your Calendar for the Best of Delaware Party!

This year's Best of Delaware Party will be held on Thursday, July 26, at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington. DGS is thrilled to be a beneficiary of this annual event in which Delaware Today celebrates the best of everything in the First State and benefits local causes.

One of Delaware's most popular events, the party draws more than 2,000 guests each year. Party goers can peruse and sample the offerings of Best of Delaware Winners in a variety of categories including restaurants, retail, and services. There's also a silent auction which will be hosted by DGS and Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Delaware, our fellow beneficiary.

For more information on the party, including how to vote for the winners, tickets, and sponsorships, check:

Thank You for Supporting the Holiday Spirit 5K Run/Walk in Memory of Laura Gondeck

The Share the Holiday Spirit 5K Run/Walk took place on Saturday, December 13, at Silver Lake Park in Dover, Delaware. It was a festive and fun morning for everyone and we are grateful for all the support we received.

Gondeck Family
Gondeck Family
Award Winners
Award Winners

Most Festive Outfit Winners
Most Festive Outfit Winners
Holiday Spirit Runner
Holiday Spirit Runner

Holiday Spirit Runner in Elf Costume
Holiday Spirit Runner in Elf Costume
Holiday Spirit Runner in Mrs. Claus Costume
Holiday Spirit Runner in Mrs. Claus Costume

Thank you to our sponsors for making this event a success! They are as follows:

Lead Sponsor
George & Lynch
Holiday 5k Main Sponsor

Silver Sponsors
Downstate Delaware Striders and Riders
Dover Pulmonary, P.A.
Harry A. Lehman, III, M.D., P.A.
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation

Bronze Sponsors
Delaware Eye Care Center, P.A.
Quinn Pediatric Dentistry, P.A.
Dover Pools
Family Dental Associates
Orthodontics on Silver Lake, P.A.
Pennington Family
Islamic Society of Delaware
Tarbiyah Islamic School of Delaware

Thank You Dogfish Head!

DGS is grateful to Dogfish Brewery in Milton, DE. We are thankful for all that was done to make our Craft Brew Fest fundraiser on Friday, May 2, a great success!
Brewery TourBrewery tour
Campbell Family Campbell Family
GS Board, staff, and senior leadership
GS Board, staff, and
senior leadership

Kent for Kids
Karen Allen Campbell, winner of the wheel barrow of beer, and Garth Allen Campbell

Kent for Kids
DGS staff members Kym Alvarado and Elizabeth Myers
Byron  Deese, winner of the Photo Opp with  DogFish Head Founder
Byron Deese, winner of the Photo Opp with DogFish Head Founder (left); Rick Hauge, DGS CFO; and Lyndon Yearick

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