Common Cause Delaware is thrilled to announce our Awards Reception this fall, where we’ll be honoring two of Delaware’s most influential community leaders, Bernice Edwards and Charlotte King. Please join us the evening of October 26th, 2022 to honor them and support the work of Common Cause in Delaware.

Bernice Edwards is the Executive Director of First State Community Action Agency, administering programs throughout the state that target the root causes of poverty.

Charlotte King is the Founder and Chair of the Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice, whose mission is to educate, inform, and advocate for racial justice, equality, and fair opportunity.

Your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Common Cause Education Fund’s Tax ID is #31-1705370.

*Tickets include access to Hors D’Oeuvres, Cash Bar, Silent Auction


Sponsorship Levels

Diamond Level:                          $1000 and donors receive 8 tickets

Platinum Level:                          $600 and donor receive 6 tickets

Gold Level:                                  $400 and donors receive 4 tickets

Silver Level:                                $250 and donors receive 2 tickets

Individual Ticket:                      $75

Host Committee Names
U.S. Sen. Tom Carper
U.S. Sen. Chris Coons
Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester
Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long
Sen. Brian Pettyjohn
Rep. Ruth Briggs King
Anne Farley
Sara Ford
Malinda Hudson
Joseph Lawson
Clara Licata
Gwendolyn Miller
The Rev. Jeffrey Ross
Kathleen and Preston Schell
Leo and Peggy Strine
Jack Young

Common Cause Board Members:
Jeff Raffel, Chair
Karl Agne
Darlene Battle
Nick Beard
Alice Eakin
Marcel Hayes
Judy Mellen
Don Peterson
Kelly Sheridan
Donna Whiteside

Event Sponsors:

Jeff Raffel
Kathleen Schell
Preston Schell
Mikki and Claire Snyder-Hall

David Clayton

Lynn D. Wilson
Jeff Goddess

Patti Drago
Gwendolyn Miller
Don Peterson
Joanne Reilly
Kelly Sheridan and Deb Quinton
Jack Young
Carolyn McNeice and Jerry Capone
Karl Agne