794 Canterbury Road, Milford, DE 19963

(302) 424-1504

Founded 2004





**** ATTENTION ****

The COVID -19 event has raised havoc with our income streams. Our investment portfolio has taken a hit, most of our donors are local businesses that are having it rough, and we can hold no events. We need all the help we can get! To make a donation send a check to: Debbie's Fund, 794 Canterbury Road, Milford, DE 19963. PLEASE HELP! Contact Us!


Be A Friend to Animals! ~ PLEASE!


A donation to Debbie's Fund in someone's name makes a unique gift.

Send us the names along with the check and we will send out a card and letter telling the recipient of your gift!

GREAT for Any Occasion Giving!


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The 2019 Share the Season" event raised over $2K Our friend Dr. Danne Smith donated $5,000to help the cause. A big THANK YOU goes out!

Our 2018 partner tree at Grotto's Milford brought in over $1100.

The "Share the Season 2018" raised a record amount of money! Thanks to all our supporters!

QUARTER AUCTION Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Camden moose was a success - 86 players over 130 items! thanks to Kim Ryan, Gail Reed & Juanita Yager!

Our May 5, 2018, Quarter Auction at the Camden Moose Hall was a big success! We had over 100 people attend & auctioned off over 100 items! Thanks to Kim Ryan for a great job & all the folks at the Moose for pitching in. Gail Reed. Juanita Yager, Lydia Regan also assisted Thanks to all the vendors & attendees!

"Share the Season 2017" was a success! Thanks to all who donated!

As part of our 2017 "Share the Season" event we had a "partner tree "at Grotto's Pizza in Milford as part of their 21th "Parade of Trees". On display Nov. 22 to Jan. 1. Thanks to Ernie Moore & Joyce Cohee for decorating our tree. Our 2017 tree received the most donations and received an additional $250 from Grotto Pizza! Thanks to Milford Grotto Pizza and all the partners that donated!

In 2017, we granted 1st. State Animal Center/SPCA , Sussex County Animal Assoc./WAR, and Purrfect Haven Cat Rescue for the 14th straight year. We also granted 6 other groups in Delaware. Thanks to Concord Pet Foods and Supplies for help with the granting.

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The white Tees with DLSM logo and paw tracks on the front. $10 each! To order: Call or email us!


Click on the dog to make a donation!


The first full page article about Debbie and the Memorial appeared in the Dover Post newspaper on July 6, 2005. Since that time the press has given us and our events excellent coverage. Press coverage has been instrumental in our success and we thank The Milford Beacon, The Delaware State News, The News Journal, The Milford Chronicle, The Cape Gazette, The Dover Post, The Harrington Journal, Milford Live, Cool 101.3 & Eagle 97.7 radio, and WBOC-TV. (SEE "DLSM PRESS" in the PHOTO GALLERIES on this website)

"Debra Lynn Sipple 12/24/58 - 1/31/04"
"Friend to Animals In Perpetuity"

The text of a plaque installed on the entrance wall at the Kent County SPCA in Camden, DE

Since September 2007, DLSM has been a life member of the First State Animal Center/SPCA.


Debra L. Sipple Memorial, Inc. (Debbie's Fund) is a charitable 501 (c) 3 non-profit Delaware corporation established to honor the memory of Debbie Sipple and her love of animals by benefiting IRS approved organizations providing care for homeless animals. By setting aside a portion of donations and other income, the Memorial also functions as an endowment for animals in need. The Memorial is an all volunteer organization managed by the Trustees.


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Remembrance and In Memoriam Donations

Those Remembered

Bryan L. Schilling ~~~ Marsha Potenzano ~~~ Ira R. "Jim" Woodland ~~~ Edward F. Plucentik Jr. ~~~ Elizabeth Donovan ~~~ Phillip B. Elliott

Susie G. Remus ~~~ Michael Baynum ~~~ Raye E. Moore ~~~ Albert "Jack" Christensen ~~~ William C. Quillen ~~~ Michael G. Schifferer

Beverly Saunders ~~~ Neil Essick ~~~ Nathan Sipple Jr. ~~~ William D. Webb ~~~ Richard Baker ~~~ Susan Fuhrman ~~~ Mary M. Palmer

Barbara A. Remus ~~~ Clara Harrington ~~~ Thelma Mae Sipple ~~~ Lee K. Stubbs ~~~ John E. Arsenault ~~~ Margaret Carey

Corporal Brandon M. Craig ~~~ Robert E. Moore ~~~ Ralph Thomas Bell ~~~ William Michael Newnam ~~~ Capt. Jack Donovan

Betty Dill ~~~ Michael D. McCusker ~~~ Alice Lee Brittingham ~~~ Donald "Hoss" Webb ~~~ Kathlyn "Kathy" M. Swift ~~~ Trisha Reed ~~~ Charles "Butch" Warren ~~~ John "Jack" Webb

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An "In Memoriam" or "Remembrance" donation to Debbie's Fund in memory of family or friend is a meaningful way for you to express your sympathy. Contributions go to help homeless animals right here in our community and can be designated to the program of your choice. The Fund will send a note to the bereaved family acknowledging your thoughtful gesture, and you will receive a tax receipt and a note of thanks for your generosity. The amount of your donation can be confidential. A donation of $2,500 or more can placed in a "Remembrance" that will be result in a donation in the person's name every year to a DLSM supported organization of the donor's choosing. To make an In Memoriam donation in any amount or to arrange a Remembrance donation, contact any Trustee.

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