All visitors are required to wear masks.

For COVID-19 safety, all visitors to ChristianaCare facilities and services are required to wear masks. This includes visitors who are vaccinated. Please read our visitor guidelines before arrival.

Masks required at outpatient locations; visitors and support persons limited

All visitors at outpatient locations must be masked in alignment with the masking guidelines on our visitation policy page here. Patients at ChristianaCare’s outpatient services are advised to come to their appointments alone unless a support person is absolutely needed. If a support person is needed, such as a parent, guardian or spokesperson, we highly encourage that the support person be vaccinated. Outpatient practices are not requiring vaccination or a negative COVID test for visitors at this time.

All hospital visitors required to be vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test.

  • Inpatients in our Christiana, Wilmington and Union hospitals may have one visitor daily between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. The visitor must be 16 or older.
  • Patients having outpatient surgery may have one support person accompany them. Support persons must be 16 or older.
  • All visitors and surgical support people must show proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test within the prior 72 hours.

Before visiting, click here for more details about visitation.

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Donors & Supporters

Getting Involved

There are many ways for you to become a part of the ChristianaCare community.

Affinity Groups

The Young Friends of ChristianaCare is a group of high school students focused on leadership, philanthropy and health care to help fund programs that enhance the patient care experience. For more information about supporting its mission, call 302-357-3350. Read about how the Young Friends came together in their mission to support ChristianaCare.

The Junior Board of ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit corporation comprised of dedicated volunteers committed to community service and support of the health system. Its members give their time and talents, raising money through community outreach and by operating the gift shops in both hospitals. Their capstone event is the annual Medicine Ball fundraiser, which provides support for a variety of services and programs within ChristianaCare.

Founded in 2002, the Friends of the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center is a volunteer organization working in cooperation with the clinical staff of the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center to help fund programs that enhance the patient care experience, support cancer research, and provide public education on prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer. For more information on Friends of the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, call 302-327-3305.

Special Events at ChristianaCare

ChristianaCare relies on financial support from both community members and corporate partners to provide an array of exceptional healthcare and ancillary services to the people of Delaware. Similarly, our fundraising events are designed to appeal to a wide range of interests and audiences.

Partnerships & Pairings
A President’s Reception featuring chef & sommelier selected food and wine pairings is held each May for distinguished philanthropic donors. The event is hosted by our President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Janice E. Nevin, M.D., MPH, to honor our donors for their partnership and generosity. Throughout the evening, donors will meet our leadership team and hear firsthand how their generosity has impacted the communities we serve. For more information, please call 302-327-3364 or e-mail

ChristianaCare Golf
Whether you are a scratch golfer, or just enjoy playing, this exciting day of golf in May is held on the magnificent natural surroundings of the DuPont Country Club. The day includes 18 holes on DuPont or Nemours, lunch, dinner, gifts and prizes. Sponsorship opportunities are available upon request. Proceeds support The Fund for ChristianaCare.

Junior Board’s Medicine Ball
This unique shopping experience attracts more than 300 attendees by showcasing 30 vendors, while offering guests tastings, music and raffles. Look for more information about the 2020 event on Facebook. Support of this event will positively impact the lives of your neighbors in the city of Wilmington and surrounding areas.

Celebration of Hope/Evening of Hope
This signature yearly event raises funds in support of the programs at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute that enhance the patient care experience, support cancer research, and provide public education on prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer.

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