USA: UrbanPromise Wilmington

Wilmington, Delaware
About this ministry

UrbanPromise Wilmington was initiated in 1998 and has grown to include seven AfterSchool Programs, seven Summer Camps, a StreetLeader program, an international intern program, and two UrbanPromise schools.

UrbanPromise is ministering to children and youth living in the inner-city neighborhoods of Wilmington, Delaware. Its mission is to teach children and young adults the skills necessary for spiritual growth, academic achievement, life management, and Christian leadership.

Areas of Focus


  • Two private Christian schools
  • Individualized, experiential education
  • Serving children from low-income families Pre-K to 12th

AfterSchool Programs

  • Safe, enriching, and loving environment
  • Homework assistance, Bible lessons, hot meals
  • Meaningful relationships with committed mentors

Sports Ministry Program

  • Focus on developing Christlike character through sports
  • Basketball and football tournaments, leagues, and camps
  • Core values of respect, responsibility, and determination.
We provide children with fun, safe, and educational activities such as arts & crafts, songs, skits, recreation, Bible lessons, and field trips.
UrbanPromise Wilmington offers youth ages 14 to 18 to become StreetLeaders, serving as role models to younger children participating in our programs.
Our reach has expanded to over 500 urban youth in the city of Wilmington.