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Our 2nd annual Monster Dash fundraiser event was a success, thank you to everyone who came out to participate in the run! Special thanks to our volunteers, sponsors, vendors, partner agencies, and board members who helped with this event! We could not have brought it all together without you, so thank you for showing what it means to...

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UNITED WAY of Lancaster County Accepting Eligibility Applications

United Way of Lancaster County seeks funding partnerships with nonprofit organizations and agencies that operate programs with positive measurable results on the following key community building issues:

·      Education: Assisting children, youth and adults reach their potential through education

·      Income:...

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Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in the Statesman Journal's question & answer session with local nonprofit leaders. The Statesman recognizes that the work done by nonprofits ripples through the community to provide long-lasting change, and more importantly - hope. While some might get discouraged by the complexity of the issues we face as a community, I know we can make a real difference individually and collectively.

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implemented to help parents with this, teaching them efficient ways to incorporate and encourage basic learning skills into daily routines, games, and quality time together.

United Way operates successful programs like Born Learning to encourage parents and educators to participate fully and in positive ways during a child's earliest learning stages. By raising awareness, providing educational material, and engaging in direct action with...

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Children entering their first years of regular schooling have to be prepared to interact with other children, control themselves, and cooperate with their peers. Skills like these cannot be learned until children take their first steps into kindergarten. Programs provide children with opportunities to play and learn with other kids outside of a school environment.

While it's easy to assume that every child is ready for kindergarten when they...

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