Resources for individuals

Resources for individuals

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Resources for nonprofits

Resources for nonprofits

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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....
Pa. Council on Aging to host symposium on social isolation

Pa. Council on Aging to host symposium on social isolation

(Source: Pa. Council on Aging) The Pennsylvania Council on Aging announced Friday that it will host an online Social Isolation Symposium next week, on Tuesday, March 23, and Wednesday, March...
Call center for Lancaster County mass vaccination site expands hours

Call center for Lancaster County mass vaccination site expands hours

The banner on the south facade of the Vaccinate Lancaster community vaccination center at Park City Mall. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) The call center for appointments at the Vaccinate Lancaster community...
Project SOS seeks more donations to help people through pandemic

Project SOS seeks more donations to help people through pandemic

(Source: United Way of Lancaster County) Josephine Martin says she felt "delighted" and "blessed" when her Project SOS check arrived from the United Way of Lancaster County. "I got to...
Prima feeds artists in need with Lancaster Cares grant

Prima feeds artists in need with Lancaster Cares grant

A picture of Prima Art's 2019 production of "Godspell." (Source: Prima Arts) "Hibernating is not an option," said Mitch Nugent. Nugent, the founder and executive artistic director of Prima Arts,...
USDA action makes free school meals available all summer

USDA action makes free school meals available all summer

(Source: Hunger Free Lancaster) Waivers allowing all children to continue to receive free school meals were recently extended through the end of summer by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This...
City of Lancaster seeking artist for public art project in Cabbage Hill neighborhood

City of Lancaster seeking artist for public art project in Cabbage Hill neighborhood

The mural at the intersection of Crystal and First Streets in Lancaster city. (Source: Lancaster Public Art) The city of Lancaster, along with the SoWe neighborhood group and the Lancaster...
VisionCorps engages in mask-making, program expansion during Covid-19

VisionCorps engages in mask-making, program expansion during Covid-19

Face mask production at VisionCorps. (Source: VisionCorps) When the pandemic arrived in March of last year, many businesses saw challenges and shutdowns. VisionCorps, on the other hand, saw a chance...
CDC releases new relaxed Covid-19 guidelines for people fully vaccinated

CDC releases new relaxed Covid-19 guidelines for people fully vaccinated

People who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 can now gather unmasked with other fully vaccinated people and small groups of unvaccinated individuals from one household, according to  new guidelines...
Emergency Rental Assistance opens Monday, March 8. Here’s what you need to know (FAQ)

Emergency Rental Assistance opens Monday, March 8. Here’s what you need to know (FAQ)

Apartment buildings and row homes in Columbia Borough are seen from the air. (Photo: Kevin Flounlacker) Lancaster County's Emergency Rental Assistance program will open for applications this coming Monday, March...
C.R.A.S.H. to host second part of ‘We Can’t Wait Summit’

C.R.A.S.H. to host second part of ‘We Can’t Wait Summit’

(Source: C.R.A.S.H.) A local advocacy group is hosting the second of three online summits on social justice this Saturday, Feb. 27. The session, titled "We Can't Wait: Mobilization," will run from...
Partnership for Learning Equity announces All Star Code summer course

Partnership for Learning Equity announces All Star Code summer course

(Source: The Steinman Foundation) Young Black and Latino men can learn computer coding and web development skills this summer through a free six-week program, the Lancaster County Partnership for Learning...
With its drop-off schedule now full, VITA Lancaster tax prep service promotes free online options

With its drop-off schedule now full, VITA Lancaster tax prep service promotes free online options

Lancaster County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program said Tuesday that it has filled all its available appointments for drop-off tax preparation services. However, VITA continues to offer two other...