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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
Susan E. Savage has been named Chief Development Officer for United Way of Lancaster County, it was announced today by Dr. Carol Y. Phillips, United Way Interim President and Chief Executive Officer.   An active community volunteer, Savage was President and Co-owner of Abel/Savage Marketing &...
June 25, 2014
United Way of Lancaster County recently concluded another year of raising funds and reinvesting them in impactful ways across the community.  Thanks to this community’s generosity, United Way will invest approximately $6,251,936 in human service and community impact programs and initiatives over...
June 24, 2014
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence." These inspirational words emphasize the significance of lending ones talents, time, and efforts to help achieve a better quality of life for all...
April 28, 2014
February 11 is 2-1-1 Day, in recognition of the free, user-friendly phone number that serves 90% of America's population, and connects some 16 million people a year to critical resources, information and services.   In Lancaster County, 28,559 people turned to 2-1-1 for help last year.  People...
February 10, 2014
Volunteer opportunities are available as United Way of Lancaster County celebrates the 20th Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 20, 2014.   Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?'"  Many Americans answer...
January 7, 2014
Since August of this year, United Way of Lancaster County has been conducting a fundraising campaign in local workplaces.  During this annual campaign, United Way reaches out to the community and over 500 local companies to raise funds to help “build a better life for all.”  It is also a time when...
December 13, 2013
United Way of Lancaster County has celebrated the spirit of volunteerism with The 22nd Annual Day of Caring this weekend. United Way and its partners dispatched nearly 1,800 volunteers to 80 sites across the community for 120 service projects that improve lives. The event, which occurred over...
September 8, 2013
The Lancaster Barnstormers are hosting a United Way night in support of United Way of Lancaster County on Wednesday, September 4th at 7pm at Clipper Magazine Stadium.      The Lancaster Barnstormers, longtime supporters of United Way, are offering discounted tickets to United Way supporters to the...
August 29, 2013