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
Supported with $5,000 from the Ah-Ha Seed Fund
The Lancaster County Conservancy believes that today’s youth should be actively involved in the solutions to our environmental problems. In 2013 they piloted a new program called “Upstream/Downstream” to show students from McCaskey High School that what happens upstream in Lancaster County has impacts downstream on the Read More
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