Archive for January, 2021

2021 Annual February Food Drive Underway!

The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank reports that, in Lancaster County, there are about 74,580 individuals estimated to be Food Insecure. That’s 1 in 7 persons. More concerningly, they estimate that 27,190 (or 1 in 5) are children*. Nutritional food sources are essential to building, keeping and maintaining individual and community health. In response to the unprecedented need to assist families in having access to healthy and affordable food, we’ve kicked off our Annual February Food Drive.

Now, through February 28, 2021, ...

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Help Us Support Child Life Programs!

When a child is admitted to the hospital, it can be a very unsettling experience. One of the ways that hospitals alleviate the anxiety of procedures and unfamiliar surroundings is by providing toys, activities, puzzles and other items that can pre-occupy the child and distract them from their situation. These seemingly small (and inexpensive) items make a huge impact on the well-being of the child. The gesture also gives parents the confidence that their child is coping well.

To ...

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