Resources for individuals

Resources for individuals

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Resources for nonprofits

Resources for nonprofits

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Deadlines nearing to enroll in health insurance on ‘Pennie’ exchange

Deadlines nearing to enroll in health insurance on ‘Pennie’ exchange

(Source: Pennie.com) Pennsylvania is transitioning from HealthCare.gov to its own state-based health insurance marketplace called Pennie. Pennie is PA's official destination for shopping and purchasing quality health insurance plans and...
Aldi joins SNAP program for online grocery purchases

Aldi joins SNAP program for online grocery purchases

(Source: Aldi) The supermarket chain Aldi has become the fifth retail outlet in Pennsylvania to join a pilot program allowing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants to buy groceries online. Through...
Pa. First Lady Frances Wolf tests negative for Covid-19

Pa. First Lady Frances Wolf tests negative for Covid-19

(Source: Governor's Office of Pa.) First Lady Frances Wolf announced this afternoon that she has tested negative for Covid-19. The announcement comes after her husband, Gov. Tom Wolf, tested positive...
A Woman’s Concern uses grant to provide the basics to new mothers

A Woman’s Concern uses grant to provide the basics to new mothers

Cyana, a client of A Woman's Concern. "This program is very beneficial and provides me with resources and knowledge," she said. (Photo: Provided) As we have all seen, Covid-19 has...
Health centers to offer free flu shots in Lancaster and Lebanon

Health centers to offer free flu shots in Lancaster and Lebanon

(Source: Lancaster Health Center) Welsh Mountain Health Centers and Lancaster Health Center are teaming up with the state's CATE Mobile Response Unit to offer free flu vaccinations at four different...
Gov. Tom Wolf tests positive for Covid-19

Gov. Tom Wolf tests positive for Covid-19

Gov. Tom Wolf wears a mask in this undated photo. (Source: Office of the Governor) Governor Tom Wolf announced Wednesday afternoon that a routine test Tuesday indicated he is positive...
Garden Spot to go virtual after Covid-19 case increase

Garden Spot to go virtual after Covid-19 case increase

(Source: Garden Spot High School) Eastern Lancaster School District announced Wednesday afternoon that the Garden Spot secondary campus will be shifting to virtual learning for the remainder of the week. ...
Register for Lancaster Christmas food boxes through the end of the week

Register for Lancaster Christmas food boxes through the end of the week

(Source: PA 211 East) The annual holiday dinner giveaway from the Lancaster County Project for the Needy will be contactless this year, with boxes of ready-to-cook food delivered be volunteers...
Registration Open for 2nd Annual Age-Friendly Summit

Registration Open for 2nd Annual Age-Friendly Summit

(Source: Age-Friendly Lancaster City) The 2nd Annual Age-Friendly Lancaster Summit will take place online from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10. Co-hosted by United Way of Lancaster County...
Lancaster City Housing Authority keeps residents connected during Covid-19

Lancaster City Housing Authority keeps residents connected during Covid-19

Resident Carl Johnson shows off a computer tablet purchased by the Lancaster City Housing Authority with assistance from a Lancaster Cares grant. (Source: Lancaster City Housing Authority) Covid-19 cases have...
Dec. 1 is ‘Giving Tuesday’

Dec. 1 is ‘Giving Tuesday’

Lancastrians will have a fresh opportunity Tuesday to donate to their favorite charities. "Giving Tuesday," the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, was created as a counterpoint to Black Friday and Cyber...
Annual alternative gift giving fair goes virtual for 2020

Annual alternative gift giving fair goes virtual for 2020

(Source: Gifts That Give Hope Lancaster) Gifts That Give Hope Lancaster will host its 13th annual gift fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5.  The gift...
Grant helps Water Street Mission serve safely

Grant helps Water Street Mission serve safely

Volunteers prepare a meal in the Water Street Mission kitchen. (Source: WSM) Matt Clement The Water Street Mission got a grant from the Lancaster Cares fund...
Lancaster Cares: Final grant applications due Dec. 1

Lancaster Cares: Final grant applications due Dec. 1

Nonprofits seeking grants from the Lancaster Cares fund have just a few days left to submit requests. Applications will no longer be accepted after 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, organizers...
Project for the Needy holiday meal takes alternative approach

Project for the Needy holiday meal takes alternative approach

(Source: Lancaster County Project for the Needy) The 34th Annual Lancaster County Project for the Needy holiday dinner giveaway will be available for Lancaster County families on Saturday, Dec. 19....
Pizza, grab-n-go turkey dinners: Community meals look different during Thanksgiving 2020

Pizza, grab-n-go turkey dinners: Community meals look different during Thanksgiving 2020

Rhoda Shirk, inset, organized the pizza-centered Thanksgiving dinner hosted by the Parish Resource Center. (Source: Parish Resource Center) In lieu of providing a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for Lancaster's needy on...
Nominate a child for state police troop’s ‘Shop With a Cop’ program

Nominate a child for state police troop’s ‘Shop With a Cop’ program

(Source: Troop J, Pa. State Police) The state police at Troop J in Lancaster County are launching a "Shop With a Cop" program for 2020. "Many families are going to...
Extraordinary Give 2020: #IGiveExtra

Extraordinary Give 2020: #IGiveExtra

A selfie-ready "I Give Extra" hashtag stands in Lancaster Square early on Extraordinary Give day, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. (Photo: Olivia Spangler) Lancaster County residents stepped up in support of...