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 May 11.

Thanks to the support of more than 700 donors who have given more than $982,000 to the Lancaster Cares Fund, we are able to provide support to vital local programs meeting the need of your friends, neighbors, and family such as food pantries, outpatient services, tele-medicine, addiction counseling, outreach into the Plain Community, and more.

These funds will be distributed based on the issue areas of Food Access, Housing, and Emerging Needs.

Here are the organizations who have received grants thus far and the amount of funding received:

Aaron's Acres - $1,400

Anchorage Breakfast - $8,200

Arch Street Center - $2,500

Attollo: Children Deserve a Chance - $1,000

Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster - $4,500

Bridge of Hope Inc.  - $300

CASA - $2,000

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank - $80,000

CHI St. Joseph's Children Health - $4,000

Clinic for Special Children - $1,000

Conestoga Valley Christian Community Services - $5,000

Elizabethtown Community Housing & Outreach Services - $2,000

Ephrata Area Social Services - $2,000

Excentia (d.b.a. S. June Smith Center) - $5,000

Faith Friendship Ministries - $1,000

Gaudenzia Vantage - $1,000

Go Beyond LLC - $1,000

Grace Chapel Food Pantry - $1,000

Hands Across the Street - $1,600

Hope Within Ministries - $5,000

Keystone Human Services - $3,000

Lancaster Health Center - $5,760

Lancaster LGBTQ+ Coalition - $10,000

LancCo MyHome - $80,000

Mighty Mehal Foundation - $2,000

Milagro House - $5,000

Moravian Center of Lancaster: Lancaster Moravian Church - $1,500

Parish Resource Center - $2,500

Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA) - $2,000

Power Packs Project - $10,000

PRiMA Arts Inc - $1,000

REAL Life Community Services - $2,000

Red Rose Intercultural and Educational Foundation - $1,000

South Central PA Sickle Cell Council - $1,000

Spanish American Civic Association - $2,500

Tabor Community Services - $20,000

The Factory Ministries - $2,500

The Kidney Foundation of Central Pennsylvania - $1,500

The Mix at Arbor Place - $6,525

UDS - $2,000

Water Street Ministries - $10,000

Youth Advocate Programs - $2,500

YWCA Lancaster - $10,000