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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...
On January 26, 2016, United Way of Lancaster County’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program opened its first freestanding tax preparation service center with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new office, located at 560 South Reading Road in Ephrata, is part of the Ephrata Public Library...
United Way of Lancaster County has fun and a prize giveaway incentive in store for donors who support them Friday, November 20, 2015 through the Lancaster County Community Foundation’s Extraordinary Give.   As part of United Way’s Extraordinary Give celebration, United Way is teaming up with...
Armstrong World Industries exemplified its already strong support for the community by graciously donating a leading prize of $1,000 a month for a year to United Way of Lancaster County’s 2015-2016 Campaign Prize Giveaway.   Armstrong is United Way’s largest contributor to the Campaign in employee...
This Thanksgiving, free holiday meals will be served at 18 locations around Lancaster County. Some locations will offer transportation and home delivery.   Last year Mt. Nebo United Methodist Church served over 75 meals. Mt. Nebo Secretary, Ashley Stringer, is eagerly awaiting this  Thanksgiving. “...
United Way of Lancaster County is looking for volunteer income tax preparers to support its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA) that helps low to moderate income families prepare their income tax returns and recoup much needed refunds.    In 2015, 200 volunteers prepared 6,073 returns...
Great things happen when we LIVE UNITED, and United Way of Lancaster County will put those words into action on Friday and Saturday, September 11 and 12. Over those two days over 1,500 volunteers, representing more than 70 local businesses, schools, and civic groups, will join together to help...
Nxtbook Media is not only one of the “Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania,” but they now have another special recognition – United Way of Lancaster County’s first Company Campaign Chair.    “As longtime supporters of United Way, Nxtbook is the ideal volunteer leader for our 2015-2016 Campaign,”...

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