The Global Delaware Fund Hosts Coat Drive for the Holiday Season


DELAWARE BEACHES (November 26, 2012) — The Global Delaware Fund, a charitable organization founded by Chef Matt Haley of SoDel Concepts, has coordinated a coat drive for the holiday season. Donations are being accepted at all SoDel Concepts restaurants, which include Fish On!, Lupo di Mare, Matt’s Fish Camp, Bluecoast, NorthEast Seafood Kitchen, and Catch 54 now through the month of December.
New, or gently used coats for all ages, will be collected and transported to local organizations for donation at the end of the year, including Sussex Central High School in Georgetown.
In the spirit of the holidays, the Global Delaware organization encourages patrons and all members of the community to make a donation however small, if able, to any one of the restaurants to help support those in need this season. For additional details, please contact the restaurants named above directly.
About Global Delaware
The Global Delaware Fund was formed in January 2011 by SoDel Concepts with the goal of administering goods and services to at risk children and to those in distressing situations, locally and internationally. Aid provided includes food, clothing, and shelter as well as counseling, scholarships, and educational grants. By way of a hands-on approach, Global Delaware aims to create long-term sustainability for entire communities in need. For further information, please visit
About SoDel Concepts
Founded by Chef Matt Haley, SoDel Concepts was named to the 2009 Inc. 500, which lists America’s fastest-growing private companies. The group’s restaurants include Fish On! in Lewes, Lupo di Mare in Rehoboth Beach, Bluecoast and Matt’s Fish Camp in North Bethany Beach, NorthEast Seafood Kitchen in Ocean View and Catch 54 in Fenwick Island. Haley and partner Scott Kammerer also operate Highwater Management – a hospitality management company that provides management and consulting services for businesses such as Troegs Brewery & Kitchen, James Street Tavern and Premier Wine & Spirits in Wlimington, Del. Others include Que Pasa in Dewey Beach, Fins & Claws restaurants in Rehoboth Beach, Sports at the Beach in Lewes and Waterman’s in Ocean City, Maryland.