You are here

News

United Way of Lancaster County is teaming up with the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) to conduct its 24th annual food drive to combat hunger on Saturday, May 14. Letter carriers will collect non-perishable food donations on that day as they deliver mail along their postal routes. It...
May 6, 2016
United Way of Lancaster County’s local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program announced the results of another record setting year of free tax preparation. Over 200 community members, students, and retirees volunteered more than 15,000 hours at 15 VITA tax sites across the county during the...
May 5, 2016
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...
April 5, 2016
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...
March 16, 2016
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...
January 27, 2016
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...
November 10, 2015
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...
August 28, 2015
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...
June 30, 2015
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