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United Way of Lancaster County’s local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program announced the results of yet another successful year of free tax preparation. Over 200 community members, students, and retirees volunteered at 18 VITA tax sites across the county during the tax season to prepare...
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...
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 15th will soon be here, which means the tax filing deadline is fast approaching. Luckily there is still time for taxpayers to have their federal, state, and local taxes prepared for free.  With 18 sites around Lancaster County, trained volunteers in United Way of Lancaster County’s Volunteer...
Residents are invited to participate in informal community conversations being hosted by United Way of Lancaster County. Everyone from teens to older adults in all walks of life is welcome.     “In an informal, kitchen table style setting we invite Lancaster countians to share their thoughts about...
 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...
 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...
This tax season Lancaster County taxpayers earning less than $60,000 can file their federal and state taxes online for free. Powered by United Way of Lancaster County and its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, MyFreeTaxes.com can save taxpayers, on average, $200 for tax preparation.  ...
Tax season is approaching. Individuals and families earning $50,000 or less may qualify to have their tax returns prepared for free. This year over 150 local volunteers have been enlisted and trained to prepare tax returns at 15 locations across Lancaster County.   United Way of Lancaster County’s...
Free Christmas and New Year’s Day meals will be served at 10 locations around Lancaster County.  Select locations will offer takeout, transportation and home delivery.    In addition, boxes full of all the makings for a holiday meal will be distributed the day before Christmas at Clipper Stadium...

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