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  Although tax season is still in its first few weeks, and has been disrupted by snow and ice, United Way of Lancaster County’s local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program has already completed 1,257 tax returns, has helped residents claim more than $2.3 million in tax credits and refunds...
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...
A Lancaster County record of 185 volunteers have stepped up to help with free tax preparation for income eligible residents as part of United Way of Lancaster County’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. The goal this year is to return over $4.7 million dollars to local taxpayers...
United Way of Lancaster County has announced the award of $183,635 in federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) made available through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.     The...
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...
United Way of Lancaster County’s free helpline, PA 2-1-1 East, is now offering a free online database of community resources and agencies to help residents with varying needs.  The public database is statewide and has information on health and human services in not only Lancaster County, but all PA...
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...
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...
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...
 United Way of Lancaster County's Days of Caring are taking place on Friday & Saturday, September 6th & 7th. Close to 2,000 volunteers will spend the day helping local non-profit agencies throughout Lancaster County.      Projects are still available to interested volunteers.  To register...

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