Anne DeLaney, MSW

  • International Advisory Board Member

Anne is a licensed clinical social worker and ‘retired’ partner of DeLaney Psychotherapy. For the past twenty six years she has provided grief-counseling services to individuals and families in northern New Jersey.
Anne is the co-founder of OneGift, the nation’s first wish fulfillment program for adults with cancer. Since its formation in 1988, over 3500 wishes have been granted ranging from once in a lifetime vacations to family reunions. Anne and her organization try to bring hope, solace, and joy to cancer patients and their families during a most anxious and difficult time.

For the last eight years, Anne has been active with the Global Literacy Project (GLP), an organization that fosters community-based literacy initiatives throughout Africa, South Asia, and the Caribbean. Anne and her family have organized seven annual trips with the founders of GLP and other volunteers to promote literacy in rural communities outside Johannesburg, South Africa. She and the GLP volunteers have built libraries, remodeled classrooms, conducted teacher training programs, distributed books, and organized partnerships between New Jersey schools and South African schools. She continues to organize book drives and fundraising efforts for GLP and plans to return to South Africa.

Anne has served as a trustee of The Pingry School, Morristown Medical Health Foundation, and Homeless Solutions. She received her BA from Connecticut College and her MSW from NYU School of Social Work.

Anne resides in London, England and Mendham, New Jersey with her husband, Chip Carver. Together they have two daughters, Emma and Chloe, and twin sons, Sean and Reeve.

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