WLA Member Buccini/Pollin Group Surprised Local School Students With Needed Supplies

With the end of November upon us, typically we see acts of goodwill and individuals giving back due to “holiday cheer”. For BPG, giving back happens year round: from their annual day of service in honor of Sean Locke to supporting the Wilmington.Love Initiative.   Volunteering and giving back is a core part of BPG so it is no surprised just before the start of the giving season, they set the bar for others.


BPG Donates


On November 13th, employees of BPG family of companies surprised the students and faculty of the Christiana School District in Wilmington with thirteen boxes of school supplies. Thanks to the combined efforts of residents in BPG buildings and BPG employees collected art supplies, uniforms, games for indoor recess days and teacher supplies.


“We are so grateful for BPG’s kind support of Christina schools,” said Richard L. Gregg, Superintendent of the Christina School District. “Our students and staff were truly touched by BPG’s surprise visit to their schools and by the generosity shown by everyone in the BPG community who so kindly donated items to help our young learners reach their highest potential this year.”


Summarised from the article “BPG Teams Up With Christina Surprise Squad to Thrill Students and Teachers With 13 Boxes of School Supplies for Students in Need” on BPG’s Blog.



Latest News

Wilmington Sees Significant Decrease In Crime

January 18, 2019
“Our state can’t be successful if the City of Wilmington is not successful.”   Governor John Carney frequently reminds others how vital Wilmington’s success is to the entirety of the state. So what would make Wilmington successful? For WLA members, it is the focus on Economic Development, Education, Leadership, and Livability. While we often share...

It Takes One Year To Change- YearUp Wilmington’s Success

January 15, 2019
125. That is the number of students enrolled at YearUp Wilmington currently, which is hosted by WLA member, Wilmington University. Providing year-long programs focusing on IT and business, Year Up changes the lives of students through six months of courses and an additional six months of a paid internship.   YearUp The program is free...

WLA Members Come Together To Support IT Works Fall Semester Graduates

January 04, 2019
When you first walk into WLA Member Christiana Care‘s Wilmington location, you don’t expect balloons and lines of people waiting to watch their kids graduate. On the morning of Thursday, December 20th however that’s exactly what happened, as the hospital hosted TechImpact’s ITWorks Wilmington graduation ceremony.   ITWorks: An Overview This workforce development initiative is a...