Resources for individuals

Resources for individuals

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Resources for nonprofits

Resources for nonprofits

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Daily Policy Update

Daily Policy Update

Soles 2 Souls: Nurse clog giveaway in Lancaster

Soles 2 Souls: Nurse clog giveaway in Lancaster

A giveaway of free nurse clogs is taking place in Lancaster city this afternoon. "Soles 2 Souls, A Juneteenth Community Giveback" begins at 2 p.m. Friday at 341 E. Liberty...
Anchorage Breakfast Program: ‘You give me hope’

Anchorage Breakfast Program: ‘You give me hope’

Anchorage Breakfast Program volunteers Jolyn Gibbel, left, and Estie Valle show off some of the items distributed in Anchorage's daily grab-and-go breakfasts outside the First United Methodist Church, Anchorage's home...
America is Giving Up on the Pandemic

America is Giving Up on the Pandemic

The Atlantic weighs in on where we stand at this point in time with the COVID-19 pandemic, and how businesses reopening, demonstrations across the country and how racial inequities will...
SACA’s Reopening Plans

SACA’s Reopening Plans

Earlier this week, SACA opened their doors. Here is their letter to the community announcing their reopening and plans for the future... Dear Members, Friends, and Supporters of the SACA...
Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma Virtual Groups

Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma Virtual Groups

Serving traumatized people during the prolonged disaster of COVID-19 can result in secondary trauma for professionals on the front lines.  Learn to distinguish vicarious trauma from ordinary stress and take...
New $40,500 Investment From Lancaster Cares

New $40,500 Investment From Lancaster Cares

United Way and Lancaster County Community Foundation are proud to announce to announce another $40,500 in investment to six local community benefit organizations to meet the ongoing COVID-19 crisis in Lancaster County....
Volunteering Can Help with Your Job Search

Volunteering Can Help with Your Job Search

Unemployment rates in Lancaster County have skyrocketed to numbers that haven’t been seen since the Great Recession. As our community begins to open back up, thousands of job seekers will...
From Camping To Dining Out: Here’s How Experts Rate The Risks Of 14 Summer Activities

From Camping To Dining Out: Here’s How Experts Rate The Risks Of 14 Summer Activities

As the weather warms and PA counties turn from red to yellow to green, people are anxious to get back to activities that have been curtailed during stay at home...
Virtual Art Sale to Benefit Lancaster Cares COVID-19 Relief Fund

Virtual Art Sale to Benefit Lancaster Cares COVID-19 Relief Fund

On Friday, June 12, 2020, from 7:00 – 8:00 PM, John Gerdy, Founder and Executive Director of Music for Everyone (MusicForEveryone.org), will conduct a virtual sale of the original paintings...
School District of Lancaster families asked to register now for fall back-to-school giveaway

School District of Lancaster families asked to register now for fall back-to-school giveaway

In this undated photo, state Rep. Mike Sturla poses with School District of Lancaster students during the annual Back to School Giveaway at Clipper Magazine Stadium. State Rep. Mike Sturla...
Community Organizations Partner to Feed Lancaster County’s Most Vulnerable

Community Organizations Partner to Feed Lancaster County’s Most Vulnerable

United Way of Lancaster County is proud to be included in a partnership of nine area nonprofit organizations who came together last week at Clipper Stadium to assemble, package, and...
Community Now – What is Happening? Why are Communities Burning?

Community Now – What is Happening? Why are Communities Burning?

Its 2020, we are in the middle of a global pandemic, 40 million Americans are out of work and we’ve watched the murder of George Floyd on our televisions, phones...
What Does Caring Look Like?

What Does Caring Look Like?

The springtime weather is so beautiful as I write this post, it’s as if Mother Nature were trying to make up for all the cold days of rain. I get...
New $15,000+ Invested from Lancaster Cares Fund

New $15,000+ Invested from Lancaster Cares Fund

We are proud to announce another $15,915 in investment to 4 local community benefit organizations to meet the ongoing COVID-19 crisis in Lancaster County. Thanks to your support to the Lancaster Cares...
Free Bilingual Cultural Navigation Service

Free Bilingual Cultural Navigation Service

IU13 Community Education is available to support schools and companies as they communicate with students, families, and employees from multiple cultural groups about issues related to COVID-19. IU13 Community Education...
PolicyLab: Updated projections show continued ‘low risk’ for fresh Covid-19 surge in Lancaster County

PolicyLab: Updated projections show continued ‘low risk’ for fresh Covid-19 surge in Lancaster County

PolicyLab's Covid-19 case projections for Lancaster County show a gradual decrease if the current level of social distancing is maintained. Lancaster County continues to have a "promising outlook" for containing...
Flatten the Other Curve

Flatten the Other Curve

During this coronavirus pandemic, we are all using public health language that that is new to us. Recommendations to physically distance, avoiding touching the face, and wear masks in public...
Managing Anxiety with Mindful Awareness

Managing Anxiety with Mindful Awareness

On Friday, May 29, noon-1 pm, Community Services Group will offer Managing Anxiety with Mindful Awareness, a session on building awareness of anxiety symptoms and developing simple, practical skills to...