Initiatives, Impacts & Programs

United Way of Lancaster County brings together our county's nonprofits, businesses, schools and volunteers. We identify key areas of need and create community-based and community-led solutions that provide everyone in our county with a clear path to success. We invite you to learn more about the following initiatives and programs that improve the lives of thousands of people in our county.

United Way of Lancaster County Initiatives & Programs


Community Garden

Stamp Out Hunger

Day of Caring

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

Stuff the Bus

Prescription Assistance Programs

Lancaster Area Coalition for the Homeless


United Way of Lancaster County Impacts

July 2019 - June 2020:

  • 22,985 individuals were assisted with food. 

  • 12,864 individuals were impacted through referrals and educational programs in health and nutrition, financial literacy, and life skills training for adults and children.

  • 947 individuals received crisis assistance for shelter, utilities, deposits and other basic necessities.

  • 1,569 individuals received medical  and health related assistance.

  • 923 individuals were assisted with meals & transportation through senior programs.

  • 1,096 individuals were impacted through free tax services, bringing back $784,000 into the pockets of those who needed it most.