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It is more important than ever to prepare accurate income tax returns during the 2017 tax season. A new law requires the IRS to delay issuing refunds for certain taxpayers claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) until February 15. The law has no...
Nine lucky investors in United Way of Lancaster County’s 2015-16 campaign were recently visited at their workplaces by the SurPrize Patrol from United Way. The nine donors were chosen randomly from nearly 12,500 names, each of whom made a contribution of at least $100 to United Way of Lancaster...
On Tuesday, June 8, nearly 300 United Way of Lancaster County supporters came together at Eden Resort to honor investors, volunteers, company coordinators, labor representatives, businesses, and board and committee members at the annual Celebration Dinner.    “For more than 90 years, United Way of...
Brad Peterson has been named Lead Director, Marketing and Communications of United Way of Lancaster County. Peterson has more than 25 years of nonprofit experience in communications, marketing, public relations and branding. Most recently, he was Director of Communications and Marketing at the...
If supporting a nonprofit organization that touches more than 1 in 3 Lancaster County residents isn’t enough reason to give, United Way of Lancaster County offers one more enticement. This year’s Prize Giveaway features a spectrum of prizes valued at over $50,000, and there is still time to give!...
United Way of Lancaster County is teaming up with the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) to conduct its 24th annual food drive to combat hunger on Saturday, May 14. Letter carriers will collect non-perishable food donations on that day as they deliver mail along their postal routes. It...
United Way of Lancaster County’s local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program announced the results of another record setting year of free tax preparation. Over 200 community members, students, and retirees volunteered more than 15,000 hours at 15 VITA tax sites across the county during the...
Walter J. Senkowski has been named Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of United Way of Lancaster County. John K. Herr, who served as the organization’s Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer the past 12 years, will officially retire April 30, 2016. “After a nationwide search, we...
The tax deadline on April 18 is fast approaching. Luckily there is still time for taxpayers to have their federal, state, and local taxes prepared for free, and March is the time to do so. With 15 sites around Lancaster County, trained volunteers in United Way of Lancaster County’s Volunteer Income...
February 11 is 2-1-1 Day. What better time to recognize all the life-changing ways United Way’s 2-1-1 help line serves the residents of Lancaster County? 2-1-1 is the free, confidential, 24-hour information and referral service that connects Lancaster countians with all the health and human...

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