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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...
The High Five Campaign, powered by United Way of Lancaster County, is collaborating with the Library System of Lancaster County and the Local Public Libraries of Lancaster County to launch a new preschool literacy program.  The “1000 Books before Kindergarten” initiative will be funded by money...
For many families the holidays bring an additional financial burden to already tightly stretched budgets.  United Way of Lancaster County is here to help connect secret Santa’s with families in need.   A 2014 Holiday Giving Guide, compiled by the elves at United Way’s Pennsylvania 2-1-1 East,...
Sue Suter, a seasoned United Way professional, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of Lancaster County. Suter will assume her new position in early January. Until then, Carol Y. Phillips will continue to serve as Interim President and CEO.     “After a nationwide...
This Thanksgiving, free holiday meals will be served at 20 locations around Lancaster County. Some locations will offer transportation and home delivery. Last year Chiques Church of the Brethren served 340 meals. Chiques member Kevin Hickernell is eagerly awaiting Thanksgiving. “To have a...
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...
United Way of Lancaster County’s promise to the community is that “Great things happen when we LIVE UNITED.” On Friday and Saturday, September 5 and 6, 2014, they are inviting individuals, families, faith-based groups and companies to LIVE UNITED by volunteering as part of their 23rd Annual Day of...
The United Way of Lancaster County’s 2014 Campaign is shifting into full gear, energized by the 10 members of its 2014 Campaign Cabinet.  Led by Campaign Chair Ben Bamford, Cabinet members include:   Tracie Burton, TriStarr Staffing Althea Ramsay Carrigan, Burle Business Park Bill Laudien,...
 Benjamin H. Bamford has been named Chair of the 2014 United Way of Lancaster County workforce campaign.  As Campaign Chair, Bamford will lead more than 700 community volunteers as they reach out to workers and area businesses to support its impactful work across Lancaster County.   “Ben brings to...
Diana G. Williams has been named Marketing & Communications Director for United Way of Lancaster County, it was announced today by Carol Y. Phillips, United Way Interim President and Chief Executive Officer. Williams formerly served as the organization’s Marketing & Communications Associate...

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