Ulster Project Delaware 2017 Begins!
Our Northern Irish teens arrive on June 29th and are with us in daily project activities for four exciting weeks. Listed below are events that are available to the public. We hope that you join us and take the opportunity to meet this wonderful group of young folks.
Participatory Public Events:
July 8 - Carwash Fundraiser 9:00 AM-12:00 PM Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2313 Concord Pike 19803 Limestone Presbyterian Church, 3201 Limestone Rd
July 9 - Catholic Mass 10:30 AM St. Margret's of Scotland, 2431 Frazer Rd., Newark, DE 19702
July 11 - Meet the Northern Irish Leaders Catherine Rooney's, 1616 Delaware Ave., Wilmington
July 13 - 16th Annual Catherine Rooney's Run/Walk For UPD 5:30 PM - Registration (behind Trolley Square) 6:45 - Run Start (behind Trolley Square) Catherine Rooney's, 1616 Delaware Ave., Wilmington
July 16 - Protestant Service 10:00 AM Limestone Presbyterian Church, 3201 Limestone Rd., Wilmington 19808
July 23 - Banbridge Night Talent Show 7:00 PM St. Elizabeth H.S. Auditorium, 1500 Cedar Street, Wilmington, DE
Ulster Project Delaware promotes peace in Northern Ireland by hosting eighteen Catholic and Protestant teens from the N.I. towns of Banbridge, Coleraine, and Portadown in Delaware homes for a month of reconciliation, tolerance, service, friendship and fun during July of each year.,
Ulster Project Delaware 2017
Banbridge teens ages 14-16 will arrive in Wilmington for four amazing weeks with host families with a teen of the same age. American and Northern Irish teens participate in a full calendar of activities designed to foster firm friendships and promote tolerance, reconciliation and understanding between opposing groups in Northern Ireland.
American and Northern Irish teens participate in a full calendar of activities designed to foster firm friendships and promote tolerance, reconciliation and understanding between opposing groups.
“This month has been the most amazing month of my life and I have made so many amazing friends and memories that I will hold close to my heart forever. I have gained 35 new brothers and sisters this month. I’ve also gained a whole new family, my UPD family. And of course my beautiful host family – I couldn’t have asked for a better family to stay with and I want to thank them so much A big shout out to all of our amazingly wonderful leaders who have made my UPD experience the experience of a lifetime.” Lauren Young, Coleraine, Northern Ireland – UPD 2013 Participant