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July 7, 2020

$10,000+ investment from Lancaster Cares

Four local community benefit organizations receive funding through Lancaster Cares, supporting a program geared towards keeping families connected to loved ones and medical professions during Covid-19, two programs working to provide shelter and necessities for refugees and sex-trafficking survivors, as well as, a program that supports community members transitioning into stable housing.

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June 19, 2020

$6,000+ investment from Lancaster Cares

Three local community benefit organizations receive funding through Lancaster Cares, supporting a bi-lingual project focused on educating adults on child safety, an initiative to safely move families into new homes while following CDC guidelines, and a program that focuses on mental health in Black and Latinx communities during a time of great uncertainty.

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June 12, 2020

$30,000 investment from Lancaster Cares

Five local community benefit organizations receive funding through Lancaster Cares, supporting programs that mitigate food insecurity, a program to reduce living costs for homeless individuals and families, an initiative to help individuals recently released from prison, and a summer program for school-aged children with working parents.

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June 3, 2020

$40,000+ investment from Lancaster Cares

Six local community benefit organizations receive funding through Lancaster Cares, supporting a program that works with individuals to prevent evictions across the County, a program that provides food boxes to its elderly and in need congregants, as well as, efforts to support mental health through financial relevance, and equipment to help workers safely return to shared spaces.

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June 1, 2020

Building back better, together.

As our nation continues to grapple with pain and uncertainty, we believe some essential truths remain for Lancaster County: Our community is only strong when every voice is heard. Our community is only safe when every resident can dream fearlessly. Our community is only extraordinary when every family, neighbor, and friend is respected.

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May 22, 2020

$15,000 investment from Lancaster Cares

5 local community benefit organizations receive funding through Lancaster Cares, supporting a program that trains and places service dogs with individuals experiencing a wide range of disabilities, a partnership that is working to provide temporary housing for those experiencing homelessness, and much more.

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May 15, 2020

$34,000+ investment from Lancaster Cares

5 local community benefit organizations receive funding through Lancaster Cares, supporting programs that support programs that assist with providing technology for students, music therapy for children with disabilities, breakfast for members of the community and more

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May 8, 2020

$23,000+ investment from Lancaster Cares

5 local community benefit organizations receive funding through Lancaster Cares, supporting programs that support programs that assist with providing technology for students, music therapy for children with disabilities, breakfast for members of the community and more

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May 5, 2020

Update from CEO Sam Bressi

Nearly 49,000 Lancaster County residents have lost jobs and filed for unemployment benefits since March. People across this community are losing sleep over how they will pay their rent, put food on the table and weather this storm, which changed so much so quickly. But some things remain constant, and one of those things is the extraordinary generosity of Lancaster County residents. In response to challenges brought on by the pandemic, Lancaster County Community Foundation, in partnership with the United Way of Lancaster County, launched the Lancaster Cares COVID 19 Response Fund.

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May 1, 2020

$30,000 investment from Lancaster Cares

9 local community benefit organizations receive funding through Lancaster Cares, supporting programs that assist children, refugees, pet owners, front line direct support staff and more.

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