Lancaster County Community Foundation
2009 Total Grants $4,720
$2,000 to Christian Services, Inc. to assist families with security deposits for rent and utilities.
$2,000 to Lancaster Council on Aging for “Second Helping” Boxes to seniors who are homebound and frail.
$720 to New Horizon Community Church to provide food packages to individuals and families in need.
Critical Need Response Fund Grants $17,502
Grants below were awarded through the Critical Need Response Fund, a short-term effort to feed, clothe, shelter and keep warm residents in dire circumstances through the winter months of the economic crisis. This effort concluded in April 2009.
$4,509 to HOPE in Lancaster, Inc. for electric/gas assistance and food, rent and mortgage payments.
$5,000 to Kershaw Area Community Resource Exchange, Inc. for shelter, electric/gas, and kerosene assistance.
$3,000 to Lancaster Christian Services for deposits accompanying clients’ first month’s rent.
$4,993 to Lancaster County Council on Aging for non-perishable food.