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The Light Up The Queen Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit, is dedicated to the preservation of the Queen Theater in Wilmington, DE. Donations from Community Partners ensure that the Light Up the Queen Foundation can continue providing high-quality programs in arts, music, education, workforce development and mentoring.

The Christian Salcedo Music Scholarship Fund

Christian Salcedo was a beloved local musician and well-adored friend who passed away suddenly in July 2016. His spirit lives on with the Christian Salcedo Music Scholarship through the Light Up the Queen Foundation. Donations may be made by following the button below.

Introducing the 2018 Christian Salcedo Music Scholarship Fund Recipient

Meet Hannah Gatewood, our inaugural and 2018 scholarship fund recipient! This is the very first year that the Light Up The Queen Foundation has awarded the scholarship fund to a student. The fund provides financial aid and music lessons to prospective students looking to build a career in music.

Thank You to Our Generous Donors

City of Wilmington
Longwood Foundation
State of Delaware
Tatiana and Gerret Copeland
The Buccini / Pollin Group
The DuPont Company
Bank of America
Delmarva Power
JP Morgan Chase
The Pettinaro Family
AAA Mid Atlantic
Astra Zeneca
Blue Cross Blue Shield of DE
Delmarva Broadcasting
ING Direct
Laffey-McHugh Foundation
Marmot Foundation

Welfare Foundation
Wells Fargo
Christiana Care
Consortium Investments, INC
Delaware Community Foundation
Homsey Architects, LLC
Mannington Mills
My Sherpa, LLC
Poores Propane
Standard Distributing
Wilmington Trust Company
The Erskine Family
Mr. Michael Hare
The Hobbs Family

Ms. Jackie Ivy & Ms. Sally Spatafora
Mr. Rich Jones
The Koppes Family
Randy Kunkle
Ben & Betsy LeRoy
Frank Levy
The Martelli Family
Ms. Karen Poore & Dan Nestor
Hal Real & Anne Sheppard
Maureen & Michael Rhodes
H. Rodney & Lynn Sharp III
John & Carin Rollins
Bret Snyder & Anna Quisel
The Taylor Family
Mr & Mrs Clinton Walker
The Wellons Family
Toni & Stuart B. Young
The Zahralddin-Aravena Family