Teresa has over twenty five years of experience doing charitable work within the community including a variety of fundraising and volunteering efforts.
Teresa has worked at Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House In Philadelphia as a volunteer, and served as a member on their Friends Council. In 2000 she joined her community Womenade Group in Fort Washington, Pa. The group provided funds and in-kind donations for the domestic violence program at Laurel House in Lansdale, Pa.
In 2010, Teresa relocated to her home in Bethany Beach, DE full time and a year later she founded a grassroots Delaware Womenade group working in partnership with People's Place 2 in Milford DE.
The group has now grown and blossomed into the current charity Delaware Womenade, Inc. where Teresa is President and a Director.
Megan Smith D.C.
Megan Smith D.C. is a local Chiropractor in Ocean View. She started advocating for women and children during her college days attending Elon University in the late 1990’s. Dr. Meg worked with a local group whose mission was “Choose Children”. They raised funds in support of the local women’s shelters in Alamance County, NC.
After Dr. Meg moved to Sussex County, DE in 2010 and opened up her practice. She started participating in CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocacy), which are the eyes, ears and voice of children in the foster care system.
In 2017, Dr. Meg met Mrs. Peggy Kent who introduced her to Delaware Womenade. Since then, Dr. Meg, Kathy Craig, and Lori Merlo have collected school supplies, Christmas gifts and raised donations through artwork sales in support of this cause.
Dr. Meg is honored to be a board member of Delaware Womenade, Inc. and looks forward to continuing to build relationships in our community that helps local families.
Peggy Q. Kent
Peggy started her career in the dental field and transitioned into Operations Management at Legg Mason Wood Walker, in Baltimore.
Peggy’s passion has always been helping others. While raising her family in Howard County, Maryland, she became involved in a variety of charitable activities. These included capitol campaign fund raising and events to support local families in need through Glenelg Country School. In addition, there were charitable athletic endeavors through tennis and basketball organizations.
Peggy has been an avid supporter of Delaware Womenade and their partnership with People’s Place since its inception. After relocating to Bethany Beach in 2017, she has taken on a more significant role most recently as Treasurer.
The mission of Delaware Womenade, Inc. is women empowering women. It is through these efforts of charitable events, raising funds and collecting in-kind donations that has provided her significant gratification.