COVID-19 and the Class of 2020

COVID-19 and the Class of 2020

This pandemic has hit everyone hard, some demographics more so than others.  Senior citizens in retirement communities have been hit the hardest in terms of numbers contracting the virus and...
SACA Community Meals Program Rises to the Challenge

SACA Community Meals Program Rises to the Challenge

In the midst of our second month of sheltering at home, the food needs of our community are at an all-time high. SACA’s Community Meals Program used to serve 100...
Make Masks for yourself and Others

Make Masks for yourself and Others

  Let’s Help Our Health Workers by Making Masks“The doctors and nurses in our hospitals and nursing homes don’t have enough masks to protect themselves from the Corona Virus,” said...
You can help feed your neighbors during COVID-19 crisis

You can help feed your neighbors during COVID-19 crisis

“A plate of food is much more than food,” says Chef Jose Andres, the founder of World Kitchen, a non-profit that provides meals during natural disasters.” Like Andres, CHI St....
Be the Helper to the Helpers

Be the Helper to the Helpers

I am not on the front lines of the pandemic. I am lucky enough to have the opportunity to serve the community by staying at home. Though, if I’m being...
Hold the Line

Hold the Line

I, like many other people I know, cannot stand talking on the phone. Something quick to relay information--sure. Too long to text? Acceptable. Feeling chatty? Pass. I’ve been like this...
Tips to Avoid Burnout When Working Remotely

Tips to Avoid Burnout When Working Remotely

With so many of us now working remotely for the first time, it is easy to fall into bad habits. How do we keep up productivity, but maintain a healthy...
Run! Get Outside During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Local Running Coach Says Run! Get Outside During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Brenda Hodge is an online running coach from Lancaster, PA. She shares about how the coronavirus social distancing has changed how people are exercising and running. She offers some practical...
Starting a new career during Covid-19

Starting a new career during Covid-19

"Rosie," a recent graduate from Tec Centro's Physician Office Assistant program. (Source: SACA) A mother of two had no sooner graduated from Tec Centro's Physician Office Assistant Program than she...
Eye of the Storm?

Eye of the Storm?

For many of us, we are halfway into a fifth week of working from home. Or as I read somewhere in passing: “At home during a crisis and trying to...
Small Business Opportunities During Coronavirus Shutdown

Looking for Small Business Opportunities During Coronavirus Shutdown

Lancaster County businessman Jason Hurst, President of Integrous Fences and Decks, talks about opportunities for small businesses to provide leadership and growth activities to their employees during the coronavirus shutdown....
SACA: A day in the life

SACA: A day in the life

SACA Executive Director Jacqueline Fisher Across Lancaster County, nonprofit staff and volunteers are going above and beyond in response to the coronavirus crisis. In an email sent to stakeholders Monday,...
Kevin Ressler

Together-ing with Kevin Ressler, President and CEO United Way of Lancaster County

In this episode of the Together-ing podcast, Kevin Ressler talks about the challenges of working at home during the coronavirus pandemic. Kevin is the President and CEO of United Way,...
Central PA Food Bank: New Food Distribution Center

Lancaster County Nonprofits Expanding to Help

Central PA Food Bank: New Food Distribution Center Local nonprofits are on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. They are working tirelessly with health care institutions, government agencies and...