The Northern Star Children’s Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code with a mission to improve the lives of underprivileged children. The Northern Star Children's Foundation offers food, clothing, personal hygiene items, educational/life experiences, and extracurricular activities in conjunction with our comprehensive mentoring program. The Northern Star Children’s Foundation partners with the community and children to ensure they experience a healthy, nurturing childhood so the child will flourish into adulthood as a productive part of society.  Our program challenges children to envision a brighter future, to sustain healthy relationships and to navigate a course towards personal and social responsibility through fulfilling life experiences, building healthy relationships, and effective life skills.

We are a 100% volunteer organization. All contributions directly support funding the mission of the organization.

Mission Statement:  The Northern Star Children’s Foundation works with children who have been affected by adverse childhood experiences to find purpose and direction in their lives.

Vision Statement:  Through life experiences and healthy relationships challenge children to envision a brighter future, overcome obstacles and navigate a course towards becoming a productive and responsible adult.



Laurie Smith - President

Jenna M. Smith - Vice President

Nicole Bendler - Secretary

Sandy Ingram - Treasurer

Lorraine DiVirgilis - Director

Brian Souza - Director

Tricia Hunter - Director

Our Board of Directors

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 73 Middletown, DE 19709

© 2017 by The Northern Star Children's Foundation