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United Way advocates call on leaders at the state and national levels to adopt policies that support United Way goals regarding education, economic mobility, health, and community strengthening.

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Stand up with ALICE

ALICE represents 41% of Pennsylvanians who work, but struggle to survive. ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Strained, Employed. ALICE households include those living below the poverty level, as well as those that are above the poverty level but cannot afford the basic cost of living in the county. United Way convenes, advocates and innovates in our local communities to highlight the issues faced by ALICE households and generate solutions to get them on the path to financial stability.

Project Blueprint

Many of the boards and committees in Lancaster do not reflect the diverse populations that they represent. The goal of Project Blueprint is to train underrepresented community members and give them a seat at the decision-making table. This program also offers training to the organizations who want to address inequity at the administrative level, and be more authentically inclusive and welcoming to diverse board members. Together they can create policies that are truly representative of the diverse individuals they impact, and can create systemic change that allows all of our community members to thrive.

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Regardless of what you are able to give, your investment makes long-lasting changes throughout the community. Together we can get the results that no one can achieve alone.

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Advocate

United Way advocates call on leaders at the state and national levels to adopt policies that support United Way goals regarding education, financial stability, health, and community strengthening.

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Volunteer

Each day thousands of people like you make their time and talents count by volunteering to help local nonprofit agencies with a wide range of tasks.

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"For nearly one hundred years, generations of Lancastrians have supported United Way through a workplace campaign at their employer. Giving back to help neighbors, friends and family is easy through a payroll deduction pledge and our online giving platform streamlines the process for everyone. We are so grateful for the hundreds of local businesses and organizations that conduct workplace giving campaigns each year. From small businesses to large corporations, employee gifts and corporate donations make a significant impact on tens of thousands of people who need our help."

|Barbara Zercher
Resource Development Director