Over the Edge

Over the Edge, co-sponsored by TD BankBrandywine Realty Trust and New Castle County Fire Service, is a unique fundraising event -- and the only one of its kind in Delaware -- allowing colleagues or friends the opportunity to raise money and "send" yourself or a friend, or a boss or colleague, rappelling 17 stories (222 feet) "Over the Edge" of a building to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Delaware.

For the third straight year, we are streaming the event live on the Internet so anyone anywhere in the world can watch YOU Go Over the Edge.


Date, time and location

Thursday, May 12, 2016


Get more information without registering

When tweeting about Over the Edge, please use #OvertheEdgeDE


Information about the event 

Each participant REGISTERS ONLINE with a $50 deposit to reserve a spot and then raises a total of $1,100 for the opportunity to rappel 17 stories (222 feet) down the 300 Delaware Avenue Building in Wilmington.

Curious what it's like? Check out this video or any of the online segments that were streamed live.

Visit the Over the Edge website for more information about the company that runs this event throughout North America.

The event is co-sponsored by TD Bank, Brandywine Realty Trust and New Castle County Fire Service, and supported by Law Enforcement for Special Olympics Delaware and Sheraton Suites Wilmington.

Comcast Newsmakers segment on Over the Edge


Everything an Edger needs to know

List of edgers as of 4/29/16

Edger Update #4 (4/15/16)

Edger Update #3 (4/4/16)

Edger Update #2 (3/24/16)

Edger Update #1 (3/7/16)

What to expect!

Fundraising toolkit

Donor receipt information

Pledge tracking sheet (if you care to use one)

Map to parking


History of the event

The 2015 event included 86 edgers raising more than $125,000, bringing the four-year total to nearly $600,000 raised for Special Olympics Delaware.

Photo galleries

For more information contact Lisa Smith at 302-831-3482 or lismith@udel.edu.