Duffy’s Hope 15th Annual Celebrity Basketball Game


This year Duffy”s Hope partnered with talent acquisition firm Agency for Artists.

TV personality Ray J, KC Undercover’s Tammy Townsend, actor Christian Keyes, actor Bobb’e J Thompson, rapper Matt Ox, Harlem Globetrotter Tammy Brawner, and actor Jackie Long

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Actor Bobb’E J. Thompson drives for the ball in the first period of The 15th annual Duffy’s Hope Celebrity Basketball Game Saturday, August 05, 2017, at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, in Newark, DEL. Proceeds will benefit The Non-Profit Organization Duffy’s Hope Youth Programming. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

Duffy’s Hope, founded in 1998 by Allen “Duffy” Samuels, is a service provider for at-risk and hard to reach youth ages 12-17 with DOCUMENTED  proof of success. Located in the heart of Wilmington, Delaware Duffy’s Hope has changed lives for the better for over  4,500 youth.

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Actor Jackie Long (25) advances the ball as Singer and TV personality Ray J (22) defends in the first half of The 15th annual Duffy’s Hope Celebrity Basketball Game Saturday, August 05, 2017, at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, in Newark, DEL. Proceeds will benefit The Non-Profit Organization Duffy’s Hope Youth Programming. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

 

Of the 4,500 youth served, 2,500 were participants in Duffy’s direct services programs.  Duffy’s Hope uses a HOLISTIC approach that includes 10 components to not only determine the root causes in the lives of at-risk youth but also address, and more importantly, helps to rectify those issues.

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Performing Artist Matt Ox performs in the mist of half time during The 15th annual Duffy’s Hope Celebrity Basketball Game Saturday, August 05, 2017, at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, in Newark, DEL. Proceeds will benefit The Non-Profit Organization Duffy’s Hope Youth Programming. Photo by Saquan Stimpson

Duffy’s Hope programs include the following: One-on-One Mentoring, Parent and Family Participation, School & Home Visits, Life changing “shock therapy, Tutoring, Educational & Enrichment Trips, Guest Speakers, Financial Literacy, Group Discussions and Etiquette Training.

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Christian Keyes and players greet each other after the conclusion of The 15th annual Duffy’s Hope Celebrity Basketball Game Saturday, August 05, 2017, at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, in Newark, DEL. Proceeds will benefit The Non-Profit Organization Duffy’s Hope Youth Programming. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

 

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Fifth Annual Ebony Tie Affair Youth Luncheon


This event is crafted to expose African-American/Black male students between the ages of 13 – 18 to successful African-American men from all professional backgrounds–including the arts, education, science, politics, and business. This year we are hosting a discussion panel full of these professional men that will engage the young men in a conversation about success and achievement.

The ETA Youth Luncheon planning committee is looking for 75 – 100 young male students from New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties to represent their schools at the luncheon. Because we seek balanced representation from many schools, we are asking that you identify five to ten students that would benefit from attending this affair.

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Mr. Wali Rushdan II | Co-Chair Ebony Tie Affair
Mr. Victor Santos | Director of Government & Community Relations at DSU

Special thanks to our Featured Panelist:
Vincent Shipman
Jeremy Collins, Esq
Captain Faheem Akil
Ronnell Page
Vincent Cooper
Eugene Young
Bill Allen
Michael Hill
Blake Saunders
Dr. Tony Allen (Keynote)
Jason Aviles

Video By: Saquan Stimpson

Music By CDK: The Beat

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NBA D-LEAGUE: 87ers Players Appearances with The Gentlemen’s Clubs at William Penn High School


Delaware 87ers Forward Rodney Williams, Thanasis Antetokounmpo and Guard BJ Young spend part of their afternoon answering questions with The boys group The Gentlemen’s Club Monday, March. 31, 2014 at William Penn High school in New Castle DEL.

We thank The Delaware 87ers organization and players Delaware 87ers Forward Rodney Williams, Thanasis Antetokounmpo and Guard BJ Young for taking time out on your day off to come and speak to the young men of The Gentlemen’s Club.

Filmed and Edited By Saquan Stimpson
http://www.monsterphotoiso.com

Delaware 87ers:
http://www.sevens.com

The Gentlemen’s Club 2013 – DEC 02 Keynote speaker, Minister Wasim Muhammad


We thank Keynote speaker, Minister Wasim Muhammad for taking the time out of your busy schedule to travel from New Jersey to share some of your life experience’s with our young men of the gentlemen’s club at Williams Penn high school in New Castle, Delaware at William Penn High School.

https://www.facebook.com/TheGentlemansClubWPHS

The Gentlemen’s Club 2013 – DEC 16 Keynote speaker, Nick Callazzo


We thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to share some of your life experience’s with our young men of the gentlemen’s club at Williams Penn high school in New Castle, Delaware.

City Life Bicycle Club


The Delaware Community Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy Boards, one in each of #Delaware ‘s three counties, are composed of students from public, independent and diocesan high schools throughout the state. Each year these young board members study youth issues in their #neighborhoods and schools and learn about community service and grantmaking.

Welcome to the Delaware Community Foundation http://www.delcf.org

#Youth #Philanthropy Boards 2013-14 Grant Cycle is now open! http://www.delcf.org/YPB

#Filmed & #Edited By: Saquan Stimpson
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#Volunteers #education #wilmingtonde

 

2nd Annual Ebony Tie Affair Youth Luncheon (2013)


This event is crafted to expose African-American/Black male students between the ages of 14 — 18 to successful African-American/Black men from all professional backgrounds–including the arts, education, science, politics and business. This year we are hosting a discussion panel full of these professional men that will engage the young men and entertain their questions.

Students between the ages of 14-18 from New Castle, Kent, and Sussex Counties are invited to represent their schools at the luncheon.

General Areas of Discussion:
The discussion will trek the following topics:
Failing your Way to Success (A Discussion on Taking Risks)
Why College? Why Not? (A Discussion on Finding Your Purpose)
Responsibility is Cool (A Discussion on Family Values & Accountability)
Leadership and Accountability
Integrity as the Capital for Producing Results
Networking 101–How to Meet the People you Want to Meet and Capitalize

Special thanks to the Ebony Tie Affair Youth Luncheon panel:

The Honorable William Chapman, Judge, Family Court of Delaware
Dr. Carlton Lampkins, Assistant Superintendent, Colonial School District
Mr. Greg Lane, Global Director, DuPont Information Technologies
Mr. Wayne Walker, Esquire, Partner, Walker Nell Partners, Inc.
Mr. U’Gundi Jacobs, C.E.O., Before & After Entertainment
Mr. Kevin Evans, Program Manager, JP Morgan Chase

Ebony Tie Affair
http://ebonytieaffair.com

Filmed & Edited By: Saquan Stimpson
http://www.monsterphoto.com

Literacy Volunteers Serving Adults


For 30 years Literacy Volunteers Serving Adults (LVSA) has provided free tutoring services for all Delawareans who want to learn how to read and write, or learn basic English language skills. Hundreds of people from all walks of life volunteer as tutors to ensure that everyone, regardless of his or her financial situation, can learn.

Want to help by making a tax deductible donation?
http://www.litvolunteers.org/Pages/YouCanhelp.aspx

Literacy Volunteers Serving Adults:
http://www.litvolunteers.org

Delaware Community Foundation:
http://www.delcf.org

Filmed & Edited By Saquan Stimpson
http://www.monsterphotoiso.com

High School Graduation 2013 – June 6 – William Penn Graduates 397


High School Graduation 2013 - June 6 - William Penn Gradutates 397

William Penn High School student Kanez M. Dale receives his diploma during commencements exercises Thursday, June 6. 2013, at The Bob Carpenter Center in Newark Delaware.

William Penn High School student Kanez M. Dale receives his diploma during commencements exercises Thursday, June 6. 2013, at The Bob Carpenter Center in Newark Delaware.

The Power Of Mentoring


The Delaware Mentoring Council (DMC) hosted a forum on mentoring in juvenile justice settings on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at Delaware State University.

Mentoring has shown to help kids engage in productive behavior,” said Robert Andrzejewski, Executive Director of the Delaware Mentoring Council.

As violence becomes increasingly present in our children’s everyday lives, we need to embrace proven strategies and activities to reduce acts of violence and delinquency.