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United Way of Lancaster County
1030 Edgemoor Ct.
Lancaster, PA 17601

United Way of Lancaster County

1030 Edgemoor Ct.
Lancaster, PA 17601
Kevin Ressler - President & CEO

Key Community Partners


To advance the education, economic mobility, and health of our community by mobilizing resources, people, and organizations


An equitable Lancaster County where every individual has an opportunity to succeed, and the entire community thrives as a result.

Key Focus Areas

Education, Health & Wellbeing, Economic Mobility and Capacity Building

Our Programs

PA 211 East

Target Population: Those in need of health and human services Eligibility Requirements: Anyone in need may call to get resources for services Impact: Pennsylvania 211 East (formerly known as LINC), has more than 40 years of experience providing information and referrals for a broad range of services including child care, after-school programs, food banks, elder care, basic needs, health services and more. In 2011, Pennsylvania 211 East was awarded a contract by the Pennsylvania 211 Collaborative to become the Call Center for seven counties in eastern Pennsylvania due to our record of professional service in Lancaster County. Currently services are offered to residents of Berks, Carbon, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Northampton, and Schuylkill Counties. Our services in addition to traditional information and referral have been expanded to include housing and homelessness intake screenings for 35 counties across Pennsylvania.

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)

Target Population: Individuals making less than $60,000 Eligibility Requirements: Income under the threshold Impact: VITA in Lancaster is committed to providing free, high quality tax preparation to individuals and families making $60,000 or less, helping them save and reducing the anxiety of tax time. We are a program of United Way of Lancaster County, helping the community since 2007.

One United Lancaster

Target Population: Lancaster County community Eligibility Requirements: n/a Impact: One United Lancaster is an independent, nonpartisan source of Lancaster County community news, founded and sponsored by United Way of Lancaster County. Launched in April 2020 as the community’s pandemic-centric information resource, One United Lancaster has evolved into a reliable local news outlet, reporting on nonprofits, government, social causes and more. We are dedicated to reporting stories overlooked by larger regional outlets.

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