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The Friends of the African Union Church Cemetery would like to recognize and thank our Sponsors for their generous support of our events and programs. Click on a logo to be connected to a sponsor's website.

Corporate sponsors

Delaware City Refining Company

Delaware City Refining Company LLC

PBF Energy (“PBF”) is one of the largest independent petroleum refiners and suppliers of unbranded transportation fuels, heating oil, petrochemical feedstocks, lubricants and other petroleum products in the United States. PBF currently owns and operates three domestic oil refineries and related assets, which were acquired in 2010 and 2011.

This year's event also benefited a local group within the town or municipality of the host mayor. The Friends of the African Union Church Cemetery was selected as the local recipient of funding from this year's event.

The Cutting Edge

The Cutting Edge of Delaware, Inc.

When you need landscaping work, get a contractor with over 20 years of experience. Wouldn’t you like to have a landscaping service that doesn’t consider the job to be complete until you’re happy? The Cutting Edge of Delaware strives to give you the very best in customer service. Treat yourself to an outstanding property, yard, or driveway.

Join the ranks of our many satisfied commercial and residential customers! When you need a lot cleared for new construction, we’ll dig in. When you need a new patio or a flagstone pathway, we’ll blaze the trail. When you need landscaping redesigned, our imaginations work for you.

Crabby Dick's

Crabby Dick's Restaurant

Private Foundations

Longwood Foundation

Longwood Foundation

Since 1937, the Longwood Foundation has invested in the quality of life and future of Delaware and southern Chester County. The Foundation intends to benefit the residents, environment, and culture of the state of Delaware and within a four mile radius of Longwood Gardens. We seek to invest in nonprofit organizations that empower individuals and communities. These grants aim to address challenges within our geographic boundaries by accelerating success in the nonprofit sector. We provide support across a variety of sectors, including (but not limited to) the arts, civic, education, environment, health and hospitals, housing, and social service areas.


Delaware Humanities

Delaware Humanities

Delaware Humanities promotes the humanities by providing an assortment of resources to the people of Delaware. Our programs, which include grants to nonprofit organizations, educational outreach and special projects, are designed to bring the public together with humanities specialists. Our network links cultural, educational and civic institutions statewide, and focuses on issues of public interest and concern. Ultimately, our goal is to help our residents to learn about life and work by connecting them with other people, cultures and ideas.

Preservation Delaware

Preservation Delaware

Preservation Delaware, Inc. is the statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of Delaware’s architectural heritage and historic settings through education, public policy initiatives and technical assistance.

Preservation Delaware sees a future in which dedicated members of the community can actively preserve and maintain historical landmarks from the dangers of development and decay with the responsible allocation of government resources.

Public Agencies

Delaware City Main Street

Delaware City Main Steet

Affiliated with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Main Street Delaware City, Inc. is committed to assisting residents, local merchants, and property owners in enhancing their property values, boosting their businesses, and promoting a healthy community where people want to live and work.

Delaware Distressed Cemetery Fund

The Distressed Cemetery Fund

The Distressed Cemetery Fund is a Delaware State Fund that was established for assisting distressed cemeteries in making needed repairs and improvements. It is generally not used for annual lawn maintenance expenses.

Primary consideration is given to projects that address public safety and health concerns and that will assist in controlling the future maintenance costs of the cemetery.

Delaware Department of Agriculture

Delaware Department of Agriculture

The Department of Agriculture has a dedicated staff that strives effectively and efficiently to accomplish our mission, to sustain and promote the viability of food, fiber, and agricultural industries in Delaware through quality services that protect and enhance the environment, health, and welfare of the general public.

Delaware City

City of Delaware City

Delaware City is a quaint riverfront community proud of its rich history and excited about the future. Located on the Delaware River in New Castle County, Delaware, Delaware City is the gateway to many natural and historic treasures, such as the Delaware Estuary marshes, the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, Fort Delaware and Fort DuPont.

Visitors are welcome to enjoy the town’s restaurants and shops and to stroll through the Historic District, which has over 200 structures featuring architectural styles spanning the 19th and early 20th centuries. For the recreation minded, the Delaware City area is popular with bird watchers, bicyclists, kayakers, canoeists, and hikers.

Delaware State Employees Charitable Campaign

Delaware State Employees Charitable Campaign

 The State Employees’ Charitable Campaign (SECC) is an annual fund-raising drive approved by the State of Delaware. Executive Order 22 re-establishes the State of Delaware’s SECC.

Each year state employees raise thousands of dollars through the SECC benefiting many local non-profit charitable organizations.

SECC charities fight disease, make life more meaningful for young and old, help the impoverished, and train people to become self-sustaining.

The SECC promotes and supports cost-efficient fundraising through state employee efforts and provides opportunities to improve the quality of life of all Delawareans.

State of Delaware

State of Delaware

Other Sponsors

First State Mayors' Charity Ball

First State Mayors' Charity Ball

The Honorable John Buckheit and the city of Delaware City hosted the Second Annual "First State Mayors' Charity Ball" which was a black tie event held on February 23, 2013 at the Delaware City Fire Company's Ballroom. The event once again raised money for the promotion of Fort Delaware.

PBF and their employees give back to the community in many ways, from fundraisers to dedicating their time and energy to several charitable organizations, and volunteering within the communities where we operate.

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