Lancfound Blog

An Integrated Approach to Health

SouthEast Lancaster Health Services, Doctor Tends to Patient

Improving the health of our community — in both mind and body — is a commitment we’ve made at the Community Foundation. Thanks to a revolutionary partnership between SouthEast Lancaster Health Services and Catholic Charities, we are able to do both. With a grant from the Community Foundation, the organizations have employed a licensed psychologist Read More

Providing Youth a Voice

Creativity is a vital resource in moving our community forward. Creativity in the hands of youth can be even more powerful. That’s why we partnered with the Keystone Art & Culture Center to establish a Youth Art Board, nine enthusiastic and talented students from across the county, to act as leaders in the local art Read More

Empowering Families, Feeding Children

Nutrition plays a vital role in the ability of children to learn in school.Yet, Power Packs Projects found that over the weekends, when school breakfast and lunch programs were unavailable, local families were falling behind on healthy meals — and their children were falling behind in the classroom.

The organization now provides more than 700  Read More