Gallo Gives Foundation


Established in 2016, The Gallo Gives Foundation is the charitable arm of our real estate company.  It is funded mainly by our agents and staff, who contribute a portion of their commission income at each closing. BHHS Gallo Realty then matches these funds 100% and the funds are distributed to worthy organizations at the end of each quarter. The organizations are chosen by committee members made up of agents and staff from all office locations.  The committee members change annually, so everyone in our company will have the opportunity to volunteer and serve within the foundation.

The foundation also offers two $2,500 scholarships each year to graduating high school seniors.  One scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a 4-year degree in Business, and another to a student pursuing a 4-year degree in Environmental Studies.

The mission of the foundation is to support local charitable organizations in need, and to enhance the presence of the arts in Sussex County, Delaware.

To date, the foundation has contributed over $215,000 to local organizations.

Our history of recipients are:

  • Village Improvement Association
  • Family Promise of Southern Delaware
  • Delaware Interfaith Power & Light
  • Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra
  • Camp Arrowhead
  • Horsey Family Youth Foundation
  • 99.1 FM Radio Rehoboth
  • Read Aloud Delaware
  • Get Well Maps
  • Champions for Children's Mental Health
  • Delaware Botanic Garden
  • West Rehoboth Children & Youth Services
  • The Shepherd's Office
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters
  • Lewes Little League
  • Zoe Ministries
  • Nemour's Fund for Children's Health
  • Boardwalk Buddy Walk Fund
  • New Life Thrift Shop
  • Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Literacy Delaware
  • Delaware River & Bay Lighthouse Foundation
  • Rehoboth Beach Film Society
  • Ken Cicerale Memorial Music Forever Fund
  • Food Bank of Delaware
  • Bayhealth Foundation
  • Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition
  • Delaware Hospice
  • Milton Community Food Pantry
  • Harry K Foundation
  • Hurricane Relief for the Bahamas
  • Beebe Medical Foundation
  • Lewes Community Garden
  • Pathways to Success
  • Friends of Sussex CASA
  • Mariner Middle School BPA Chapter
  • Developing Artist Collaboration
  • Lewes, Rehoboth & Bethany Fire Departments
  • Delaware Humane Association
  • Meals on Wheels - John K. Darr Veterans Fund
  • Beau Biden Foundation
  • Community Resource Center
  • Rehoboth Public Library
  • DFRC - Delaware Foundation Reaching Citizens with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Delaware Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Delaware Center for the Inland Bays
  • What Is Your Voice
  • Frets For Vets
  • CAMP Rehoboth
  • Joseph Patrick Fabber Memorial Foundation
  • Delaware Symphony Orchestra
  • Jason Anderson Foundation For Youth Sports
  • Milton Little League
  • Cape Henlopen Senior Center
  • Guiding Eyes For The Blind
  • Rehoboth Art League
  • ESL Program, Lutheran Church of our Savior
  • Crisis House
  • Immanuel Shelter
  • Clear Space Theater
  • CHEF (Cape Henlopen Education Foundation)
  • Autism Delaware
  • Grass Roots Pet Rescue
  • Sussex YMCA "Y Waves" Teen Program
  • Just Us Cat and Kitten Rescue
  • Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Through Habitat For Humanity
  • Historical Blackwater Colored School Foundation
  • Prevent Child Abuse Delaware
  • Meals On Wheels
  • Greater Lewes Community Village
  • High School Scholarships for Business and Environmental Studies
  • Gardenia House Safe Home
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Habitat ReStore
  • Southern Delaware Therapeutic Riding
  • Lewes Senior Center
  • Special Olympics Delaware
  • Marine Educational Research and Rehabilitation Institute
  • Cape Community Fund
  • Habitat For Humanity
  • Cancer Support Community Delaware
  • People's Place SAFE Program
  • West Rehoboth Community Land Trust
  • Contractors For A Cause
  • Sussex Strong, SCAOR Community Service Foundation
  • Lighthouse For Broken Wings
  • Cape Henlopen Food Basket

The Foundation is a pass-through fund established through the Greater Lewes Foundation, a non-profit Delaware corporation exempt from taxation under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3).

For more information on the foundation, to make a contribution, or to request help, please send an email to [email protected].

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