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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,”...
Over 50 volunteers turned out for United Way of Lancaster County’s first Day of Action the week of June 15, 2015. Eight projects were tackled around the county for some of United Way’s newly announced Impact Partners. From volunteers sprucing up the flower beds at SouthEast Lancaster Health and...
As United Way of Lancaster County volunteers prepared their funding recommendations for its Board of Directors in early May, they faced a dilemma. After extensive review of the final 36 proposals from prospective partnerships, the committee worried if they had enough money to help underwrite 17...
At its recent annual meeting, United Way of Lancaster County recognized its recently elected 2015-2016 officers and elected new members to its Board of Directors.  Elected to serve one-year terms as officers of the Board were:   Randy S. Patterson, City of Lancaster – Chair Jan Loeffler Bergen,...
 Three wheels, one winner, and for the second year in a row that winner was Benchmark Construction. On May 27, 2015, the Benchmark Construction trike team bested 14 other local companies to win United Way of Lancaster County’s 17th annual Trike Race held at Lancaster Square in Downtown Lancaster...
Thanks to the support of thousands of generous donors, the Board of United Way of Lancaster County approved the investment of $2,483,706.85 in 16 bold, new Impact Partnerships across the county. Their selection culminated an extensive review process by community volunteers and Board and staff...
Dear Editor:   Imagine a Lancaster County where, in 2025:    ·         All of our children will enter kindergarten ready to learn;   ·         All of our residents will have the educational credentials they need to secure a job;   ·         The number of our neighbors living in poverty will be cut...

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