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Resources for nonprofits

Resources for nonprofits

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Voting by mail? Don’t forget the stamp

Voting by mail? Don’t forget the stamp

(Source: Vote.pa.gov) If you're voting by mail this election, be sure to put a stamp on the envelope - or to be extra safe, hand-deliver it. For last year's general...
LIHEAP is more generous; program opens today

LIHEAP is more generous; program opens today

(Source: Pa.gov) Thanks to federal coronavirus relief, Pennsylvania's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, LIHEAP, will be more generous this winter. LIHEAP's application program opened today, with state officials urging...
It’s FAFSA season: Completing form essential to obtain federal, state education aid (opinion)

It’s FAFSA season: Completing form essential to obtain federal, state education aid (opinion)

(Source: School District of Lancaster) Oct. 1 marked the first day to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). It's one of the most important steps on the...
United Way of Lancaster County launches grassroots push to encourage Covid-19 vaccination

United Way of Lancaster County launches grassroots push to encourage Covid-19 vaccination

Laurel Greer, left, and Judith Irizarry. (Source: United Way of Lancaster County) United Way of Lancaster County has launched a grassroots outreach effort to inform underseved communities about the COVID-19...
Pa. offers $5 million in grants to help nonprofits with vaccine outreach

Pa. offers $5 million in grants to help nonprofits with vaccine outreach

Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam speaks at the Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Suburban Pavilion on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) Pennsylvania officials on Tuesday announced a new...
Pa. Dept. of Labor & Industry announces free virtual job training program

Pa. Dept. of Labor & Industry announces free virtual job training program

(Source: Lancaster County Workforce Development Board) The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) announced Monday that a free, online job training program called SkillUp® PA will be available to...
Giant becomes 6th Pa. retailer to offer online SNAP grocery orders

Giant becomes 6th Pa. retailer to offer online SNAP grocery orders

(Source: Giant Food Stores) Pennsylvania households who receive support through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, can now shop for food online at Giant and Martin's supermarkets. The Giant...
Covid-19 vaccines offered at Crispus Attucks this weekend, Clipper Magazine Stadium next weekend

Covid-19 vaccines offered at Crispus Attucks this weekend, Clipper Magazine Stadium next weekend

As concerns grow about the Delta variant causing a rebound of Covid-19 cases and deaths, local nonprofits are continuing their efforts to vaccinate underserved and minority populations against the virus,...
Enrollment open for Partnership for Learning Equity’s summer learning program

Enrollment open for Partnership for Learning Equity’s summer learning program

The application period has opened for the Lancaster Partnership for Learning Equity's 2021 remote summer learning program. The free program, available to Lancaster County students in kindergarten through 9th grade,...
Union Community Care, Patients R Waiting offer Covid-19 vaccine clinics

Union Community Care, Patients R Waiting offer Covid-19 vaccine clinics

(Source: Union Community Care) Two local nonprofits are partnering to launch a series of weekend Covid-19 vaccine clinics focused on minority and at-risk communities. The joint venture between Union Community...
Pa. distributing $1 billion to families to offset children’s missed school meals

Pa. distributing $1 billion to families to offset children’s missed school meals

Acting Human Services Secretary Meg Snead Pennsylvania has started the process of reimbursing the families of nearly 1 million children who missed out on free and reduced-priced meals because they...
Federal broadband aid can cut Internet bills up to $50/month

Federal broadband aid can cut Internet bills up to $50/month

(Source: FCC.gov) Households with lower incomes and those that incurred financial losses during the coronavirus pandemic can receive a discount of up to $50 per month on their broadband Internet...
Low-income seniors eligible for farmers market vouchers

Low-income seniors eligible for farmers market vouchers

Lancaster Central Market is among the locations that accept Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers. (Source: Provided) The Lancaster County Office of Aging will distribute vouchers for the 2021 Senior...
Deadline is May 3 to register for May 18 primary election

Deadline is May 3 to register for May 18 primary election

(Source: Pa.gov) The deadline to register to vote in the May 18 primary is Monday May 3, two weeks away. Pennsylvanians can register to vote online or submit a paper...
Vaccine center to offer limited same-day appointments beginning Wednesday

Vaccine center to offer limited same-day appointments beginning Wednesday

The south facade of the Vaccinate Lancaster community vaccination center at Park City Center is seen on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) As part of its efforts to...
FEMA opens applications for program that pays Covid-19 funeral expenses

FEMA opens applications for program that pays Covid-19 funeral expenses

(Source: FEMA.gov) Beginning today, people who lost a loved one to Covid-19 in the United States can apply for federal assistance of up to $9,000 for funeral expenses. The Federal...
Women United seeking grant proposals for women’s education

Women United seeking grant proposals for women’s education

Nonprofits working to improve women's education are invited to apply for grant funding from Women United of Lancaster County. Women United has $60,000 available, which can be awarded as two...
Covid-19 vaccine center asks people who got shots elsewhere to unregister

Covid-19 vaccine center asks people who got shots elsewhere to unregister

The coalition operating the community vaccination center at Park City Center mall is asking people who have signed up for appointments that they no longer need to deactivate their registrations....