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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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April 24, 2020

23 CBOs Funded With Lancaster Cares

We are proud to announce another $50,000 in investment to 23 local community benefit organizations to meet the unfolding COVID-19 crisis in Lancaster County.

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April 21, 2020

Lancaster Cares “Forever”

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September 11, 2020

CARES Act and Giving Incentives

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April 8, 2020

$160,000 in Lancaster Cares Funding Invested

Dollars from Lancaster Cares are already at work through Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and LancCo MyHome. Each organization received an $80,000 grant this week to expand their capacity to support growing demands for food security and shelter needs.

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April 8, 2020

Lancaster Cares Rapid Response Dollars Now Available

The Community Foundation and United Way of Lancaster County have released an application to support emerging needs every week across our community as part of the Lancaster Cares COVID-19 Response Fund. Lancaster Cares will fund community benefit organizations that provide food, housing and emerging critical needs for Lancaster residents.

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