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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...
June 23, 2015
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,...
June 4, 2015
 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...
May 28, 2015
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...
May 26, 2015
United Way of Lancaster County is teaming up with the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) to conduct its 23rd annual food drive to combat hunger on Saturday, May 9. Letter carriers will collect non-perishable food donations on that day as they deliver mail along their postal routes.   It...
April 30, 2015
Thanks to the support of six businesses, more than $57,000 in pre-kindergarten scholarship assistance was given to low income families across Lancaster County. These scholarship funds were made available to United Way of Lancaster County through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Pre-K Educational...
April 24, 2015
 When Sue Suter announced to United Way of South Mississippi that she had accepted a new position at United Way of Lancaster County, it brought a mix of emotions to her Board and supporters. To many living in this Hurricane Katrina-ravaged community, her move was bittersweet, marking a way that...
March 9, 2015
 On Thursday, February 26, 2015, more than 300 United Way of Lancaster County supporters came together to honor a host of investors, volunteers, company coordinators, labor representatives, businesses, and board and committee members at their annual Celebration Dinner. The evening at Lancaster...
February 26, 2015
Five lucky investors in United Way of Lancaster County’s 2014 campaign received an early Christmas present Monday, December 7, 2014 when they were visited at their workplaces by the Surprize Patrol from United Way. During their annual campaign, United Way reached out to the community and over 500...
December 8, 2014
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 2014, 182 volunteers prepared 4,850 returns...
October 9, 2014