Resources for individuals

Resources for individuals

Need help? Call 211 For information on local social services...
Resources for nonprofits

Resources for nonprofits

Links: Local • Lancaster Cares: Emergency fund for emerging critical...
Daily Policy Update

Daily Policy Update

Covid-19 personal finance tips

Covid-19 personal finance tips

Concerned about how to manage household finances during the Covid-19 pandemic? Here are some basic recommendations, adapted from material developed by Tabor Community Services and The Factory Ministries. (RELATED: Nonprofits...
College Savers get Cash from Pa. Treasury

College Savers get Cash from Pa. Treasury

Marianne Smith, Andy Probulus and their four boys from Lancaster. They were recent winners in the PA Treasury Fund My Future drawing. When Lauren Dissinger gave birth to her son...
COVID Resource Guide for Older Adults

COVID Resource Guide for Older Adults

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging has launched an online COVID-19 resource guide - providing easy, useful information on meals, prescriptions, scams, staying safe, active and connected for older adults, their...
Urgent: Social Security recipients must register dependents by Wednesday to receive full stimulus benefit

Urgent: Social Security recipients must register dependents by Wednesday to receive full stimulus benefit

People who didn't file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 and have children must take action right away, or else they could miss out on their full coronavirus stimulus...
New Features on IRS Website Help Americans Receive Stimulus Payments

New Features on IRS Website Help Americans Receive Stimulus Payments

Millions of Americans struggling during the COVID-19 economic slowdown have been waiting on stimulus checks promised by the federal government. If you’re one of them, here’s an update: The IRS...
Pa. releases Covid-19 data by ZIP code

Pa. releases Covid-19 data by ZIP code

A screenshot shows a portion of the Pennsylvania Health Department's Covid-19 map by ZIP code as of Monday, April 20, 2020. Pennsylvania has added Covid-19 data by ZIP code to...
Nonprofits: PPP rollout was a mess

Nonprofits: PPP rollout was a mess

Nonprofits and their advocates nationwide say the federal government badly botched the launch of the Paycheck Protection Program. "The rollout has been a disaster," Kate Barr, CEO of Propel Nonprofits,...
Gov. Wolf outlines plan for reopening Pa.

Gov. Wolf outlines plan for reopening Pa.

Gov. Tom Wolf went on television Friday to lay out a plan for reopening Pennsylvania after the shutdown he ordered due to coronavirus. As outlined in Wolf's speech and on...
Food pantries are coping with Covid-19, but wonder what lies ahead

Food pantries are coping with Covid-19, but wonder what lies ahead

Dietician Laura Sahd wears a mask at the Lancaster County Food Hub. Sahd, of Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, is community dietician for Food Farmacy, a nutrition counseling pilot program...
How the New Charitable Deduction Works

How the New Charitable Deduction Works

As more and more nonprofits struggle to meet the increased demand of people affected by COVID-19, there is a new financial incentive for Americans to give generously to qualifying charities,...
Site update: New links on finance, federal aid

Site update: New links on finance, federal aid

OneUnitedLancaster has added two links to the Resources for Nonprofits page that may be helpful to organizations' leadership teams and financial professionals: • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Coronavirus...
Resources for individuals

Resources for individuals

Need help? Call 211 For information on local social services and help accessing them, dial 211. The service is free, confidential and available 24/7. Navigating Covid-19 Guide Tabor Community Services...
Pennsylvania Launches COVID-19 Job Hiring Portal

Pennsylvania Launches COVID-19 Job Hiring Portal

Pennsylvanians looking for work can now find life-sustaining businesses that are hiring through a new online COVID-19 job portal the Department of Labor & Industry is launching today. “Many life-sustaining businesses across Pennsylvania...
WITF’s Smart Talk on the Lancaster Cares Fund

WITF’s Smart Talk on the Lancaster Cares Fund

Sam Bressi, President & CEO of the Lancaster County Community Foundation was a guest on WITF's Smart Talk on April 10. Host Scott LaMar and Sam discussed the Lancaster Cares...
Health information

Health information

8 Ways to keep your Loved Ones from Catching your Virus Let’s say you’ve come down with the COVID-19 virus.  You either assume you have it because of your symptoms...
Scam alert: Phishers target Covid-19 stimulus checks

Scam alert: Phishers target Covid-19 stimulus checks

Federal and state officials are warning people to protect themselves from scammers who are using the federal government's coronavirus stimulus checks to taxpayers as a pretext to seek personal information....
Healthy lessons to teach kids and teens at home

Healthy lessons to teach kids and teens at home

Source: Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Here are some ways parents can help their children build good habits during the Covid-19 quarantine: Practice the basics. Teach kids to keep their...
Stay active with free local fitness options

Stay active with free local fitness options

Source: Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health During this challenging time, daily exercise can help your physical and mental health.  Many people have found their typical routines disrupted, since gyms are...