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River and Bay Lighthouse Foundation

The Delaware River & Bay Lighthouse Foundation (DRBLHF) is a volunteer organization that cares for the Harbor of Refuge Lighthouse through preservation efforts and public tours. The DRBLHF depends on financial support from individuals and businesses to save the historic lighthouse and fulfill its mission of preserving the historic Delaware River and Bay lighthouses. The foundation aims to impact all communities, ages, and backgrounds through maritime education and cultural enrichment, regularly participates in community activities, and provides presentations to organized groups.

Address: P.O. Box 708 Lewes, DE 19958

Phone: (302) 644-7046




Interview with Ken Sonse, a board member of the Delaware River and Bay Lighthouse Foundation, which is an all-volunteer organization that aims to restore lighthouses in the Delaware Bay area. Ken mentions that the foundation has raised a good amount of money in the past year, which was used on all the lighthouses on the Delaware River and Bay. Ken highlights the importance of the DoMore24 Delaware campaign, which allows the foundation to raise unrestricted funds and leverage their dollars with matching from other foundations. He also talks about how people can help by visiting their website, donating money or time, and getting involved in restoration trips. Ken says that the foundation also thinks of an education program and needs people to help with planning.

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