Lancfound Blog

Poverty Simulation- A Chance to Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes

Poverty in the U.S.

We’ve all heard the adage “put yourself in someone else’s shoes.” And while we can strive to live with empathy, sometimes it is hard to imagine what it would be like to live as another person for a day, a week or a month. What is another person’s life really like? How do their family Read More

“You can’t be what you can’t see”….Miss Representation

Intrigued with the idea that “you can’t be, what you can’t see,” more than 500 moms, dads, business leaders, students, educators and community supporters gathered on First Friday to experience the Lancaster debut of the film Miss Representation.  Designed to provoke discussion about the roles of women and men in our society, the documentary explores Read More

Advocating to keep Charitable Deduction alive

This week, leaders from foundations across the county have joined forces in Washington DC in Senate testimonies that advocate to maintain charitable deductions that are threatened by a proposal in Section 170 of the IRC (the charitable deduction).

The proposed change claims that charitable deduction is a loophole or benefit for the for the most Read More