About United Way of Lebanon County

 

Who We Are

 

United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community.

 

United Way of Lebanon County focuses on those three “Building Block” areas: health, education, and financial stability, in addition to the basic needs and safety net services necessary for a good life. Our small team of Lebanon County natives is augmented by a strong Board of Directors, active community volunteers, and a variety of committees and partnerships.

 

We work collaboratively with corporate partners, service agencies, and other local organizations to ensure that resources (knowledge and capital) are appropriately aligned to address the needs in our community.

 

As a trusted community leader, United Way of Lebanon County facilitates community partnerships, leads local nonprofit organizations, and works with many in our community to ensure a high quality of life for everyone in the Lebanon Valley.

 

United Way Programs

 

United Way of Lebanon County conducts programs within the community which are focused on making an impact within our four Building Blocks of health, education, financial stability, and safety net services.

 

Our programs include:

 

  • 2-1-1 Human Services Hotline: 24-7 hotline to provide information and access to services for anyone in need across Lebanon County
  • Stuff the Bus: annual school supply collection, which now also includes distributing Success Kits to every 1st Grader in Lebanon County
  • Day of Caring: yearly day of volunteerism with more than 1,000 volunteers contributing to community service and cleanup projects
  • Live Warm: annual winter clothing drive which is distributed to those in need throughout the community
  • Spring Into Reading Fest: literacy initiative focused on supporting literacy and reading among families and children

 

Community Investments

 

United Way of Lebanon County surrounds the community’s most critical issues, and fights for the education, health, and financial stability of every person in the Lebanon Valley by investing in targeted programs in four main Building Block areas. In 2016, a 2-year commitment was made to invest $2.5 million in selected program partners over two years.

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