MOMS Club: Child-centered nonprofits should apply by Aug. 26 for funds

Children's Consignment Sale to take place Oct. 4 and 5
August 8, 2014

The MOMS Club of Coastal Delaware is seeking child-centered, certified nonprofit organizations in Sussex County to apply to receive funds from the Ninth Annual Children’s Consignment Sale to be held Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4 and 5, in the Cape Henlopen High School gymnasium in Lewes.

Organizations such as the Greenwood Baby Pantry, Children’s Beach House, Read Aloud Delaware, Sussex County Parents as Teachers, Sussex County Foster Parents' Association, The Dakota McLamb Memorial Fund and Primeros Pasos Early Learning Center have been recipients in the past.  Charitable funds available are based on a percentage of gross sales of the event; last year $6,400 was given to the recipient organization. Funds must be used to benefit children of Sussex County.

The MOMS Club of Coastal Delaware requests the presence of representatives from the selected organization(s) at the consignment sale as volunteers as well as to present an informational table about the organization(s).  Any selected beneficiary will also be included in the club's subsequent press releases and advertisements. Each application is reviewed to ensure that the organization serves children in Sussex County and that it meets MOMS Club International guidelines.

The MOMS Club of Coastal Delaware has the right to reject any application that does not meet donation guidelines.  The selected organization is chosen by the club membership, and all organizations that submit applications will be notified. For more information or to complete an application online, go to Deadline for applications will be 5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 26.