Nonprofits promote Rental Relief initiative

Nonprofits promote Rental Relief initiative

Logos of organizations involved in implementing Rental Relief in Lancaster County. (Source: Eviction Prevention Network) Todd Capitao, director of financial empowerment at Tabor Community Services. (Source:...
Aaron’s Acres keeps children engaged with online videos

Aaron’s Acres keeps children engaged with online videos

Aaron's Acres participant Julia watches musician Phredd perform online. (Source: Aaron's Acres) Risa Paskoff, executive director, Aaron's Acres, spends a moment with Isiah at the program's...
Ephrata Area Social Services steps up emergency housing, food services during Covid-19

Ephrata Area Social Services steps up emergency housing, food services during Covid-19

Joy Ashley, executive director at Ephrata Area Social Services, wears a mask at the organization's food bank. (Photo: Kyle Gamble) Food, water, warmth, rest; security and safety cover the first...
Lancaster Health Center stays in touch with patients through telemedicine

Lancaster Health Center stays in touch with patients through telemedicine

Dr. Matthew Weitzel of Lancaster Health Center uses telemedicine equipment funded through a Lancaster Cares grant. (Photo: Fosterjfoster Productions) James Reichenbach Soon after the novel coronavirus...
YWCA Lancaster delivers to keep Kepler Hall safe

YWCA Lancaster delivers to keep Kepler Hall safe

A food program helped residents of Kepler Hall at YWCA Lancaster to shelter in place during the Covid-19 stay-at-home order. (Photo: Fosterjfoster productions) Stacie Blake, CEO,...
Milagro House Program Director Shiobhian Doherty, and Mason, 8, enjoy a lighthearted moment. (Photo: Fosterjfoster Productions)

Milagro House keeps families fed during pandemic

Milagro House Program Director Shiobhian Doherty, and Mason, 8, enjoy a lighthearted moment. (Photo: Fosterjfoster Productions) Chris Duncan, executive director, Milagro House. (Photo: Fosterjfoster Productions) When...
Facing eviction due to Covid-19 income loss? This local network is ready to help

Facing eviction due to Covid-19 income loss? This local network is ready to help

(Source: The Eviction Lab) Mike McKenna, president, Tabor Community Services (Source: Tabor) Local nonprofit leaders who deal with housing and household finance are breathing a sigh...
Clinic for Special Children keeps Amish informed on Covid-19

Clinic for Special Children keeps Amish informed on Covid-19

The Clinic for Special Children, 535 Bunker Hill Road in Strasburg Township. (Source: Clinic for Special Children) Dr. Kevin Strauss, medical director, Clinic for Special Children....
Power Packs Project powers through pandemic

Power Packs Project powers through pandemic

The Power Packs Project helps ensure that children in low-income households have healthy, nutritious meals. (Photo: Fosterjfoster Productions) Annette Rosa-Pabon, Lancaster regional program director, Power Packs...
SACA rises to Covid-19 challenge

SACA rises to Covid-19 challenge

Provisions for the Spanish American CIvic Association's grab-and-go meals. SACA shifted to grab-and-go when Covid-19 made its community meal program impractical. (Photo: Fosterjfoster Productions) SACA's Jacqueline...
Excentia: Caring During COVID-19

Excentia: Caring During COVID-19

COVID-19 has hit Lancaster County hard.  But for Jaci Verghese, the virus hit way too close to home.  Recently, Jaci lost her mom when the elderly woman became ill from...
Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster

Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster

When she heard schools and other organizations were closing because of the COVID-19 virus in March, the first thing that entered Karen Schloer’s mind was, “what about the kids?” The...
Arch Street Center: Feed the Body, Nurture the Connection

Arch Street Center: Feed the Body, Nurture the Connection

Grocery shopping has never been one of my favorite pastimes—at least, it has never been as enjoyable as the actual eating of the food, and preparing it has always been...
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...
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....
40 Organizations Have Received Funding through LancoCares

40 Organizations Have Received Funding through LancoCares

United Way and Lancaster County Community Foundation are proud to announce $313,785 has been granted to local community benefit organizations to meet the unfolding COVID-19 crisis in Lancaster County through...
23 Organizations Funded through LancoCares

23 Organizations Funded through LancoCares

United Way and Lancaster County Community Foundation are proud to announce another $50,000 in investment to 23 local community benefit organizations to meet the unfolding COVID-19 crisis in Lancaster County. Thanks...