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November 13, 2017 This Thanksgiving, free holiday meals will be served at 18 locations around Lancaster County. Some locations will offer transportation and/or home delivery. Meals are available throughout the county, from Elizabethtown to New Holland. Click here, courtesy of United Way of...
September 25, 2017 United Way of Lancaster County is pleased to announce three-year funding opportunities starting July 1, 2018. Grants up to $300,000 will be awarded to partnerships of Lancaster County stakeholders committed to achieving at least one of United Way’s Bold Goals, which are: By 2025...
August 28, 2017 United Way of Lancaster County’s 2nd annual Collective Impact Summit, sponsored by Barley Snyder LLP, will be held Wednesday, September 13 from 8 am – 4 pm at the Eden Resort & Suites, 222 Eden Road, Lancaster. After two exciting years of funding United Way’s Community Impact...
August 22, 2017   Lancaster County has been awarded $197,574 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county through the Phase 34 Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). EFSP funds are used for mass shelter, mass feeding programs, one-month utility payments to prevent service...
July 17, 2017 Nine lucky investors in United Way of Lancaster County’s 2016-17 campaign were recently visited at their workplaces by the Surprize Patrol from United Way. The nine donors were chosen randomly from nearly 11,000 names, each of whom contributed at least $100 to United Way of Lancaster...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   At its recent annual meeting, United Way of Lancaster County recognized its recently elected 2017-2018 officers and elected new members to its Board of Directors. The Board Chair and Immediate Past Chair are elected to two-year terms. Other Board officers are elected for...
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...

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