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Organizations that are actively seeking individuals who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to work on special events such as parties, gift exchanges and meals that provide opportunities for people served by the agency to celebrate and enjoy Christmas, Easter, Halloween, Mother's Day, Passover, Ramadan, Thanksgiving or other holidays.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Arch Street Center - Social ClubA social/recreational club for adults recovering from mental illness. Provides friendship, recreational options and gentle, unobtrusive professional guidance to adults with serious mental illness. Drop-in-Center. Lunch is provided Activities offered include: - Crafts - Games, pool, table tennis - Field trips - Guest speakers - Entertainment (television, movies, music) An evening meal is provided for a minimal fee. LancasterArch Street CenterArch Street Center
Bright Side Baptist Church - Thanksgiving MealProvides a free Thanksgiving meal, usually the day of Thanksgiving. Reservations required. Transportation and delivery to sick/homebound may be possible to local residents, must call ahead by November 15, 2018. Volunteer opportunities available LancasterBright Side Baptist ChurchBright Side Baptist Church
Cocalico Area Churches/Denver & Ephrata Community - Thanksgiving MealProvides a free Thanksgiving meal, usually the day of Thanksgiving. (Meal is held at an off-site location, please see Physical Site Address for location.) Volunteers are needed, please contact Carol for detailsLancasterCocalico Area Churches/Denver and Ephrata Community - Thanksgiving MealThanksgiving Services - Lancaster County
Columbia Christmas Ladies - Christmas MealProvides a free Christmas meal, usually the day of Christmas for senior citizens 55+ (no children). Reservations required by December 18, 2018. Transportation for Columbia Borough residents can be arranged by December 23, 2018. Donations and gifts needed, please call for details.LancasterColumbia Christmas Ladies - Christmas MealChristmas Services - Lancaster County
East End Cooperative Ministry - Christmas Eve MealProvides a free holiday meal at the Community House KitchenAlleghenyChristmas ProgramsHoliday Programs
Ephrata Area Social Services - Holiday Exchange ProgramCoordinates the exchange of gifts in the Ephrata and Cocalico region. Churches, businesses, organizations, and individuals donate gifts to families who have signed up for the program.LancasterEphrata Area Social ServicesEphrata Area Social Services
Everlasting Life Ministries - Christmas MealProvides a free Christmas meal, usually a few days before Christmas. Donations of turkeys, baked goods, canned goods and fresh fruit are needed. Accepted during office hours. LehighEverlasting Life MinistriesEverlasting Life Ministries
First Church of God - Thanksgiving MealProvides a free Thanksgiving meal, usually the day of Thanksgiving. No reservations needed. LancasterFirst Church of God - Thanksgiving MealThanksgiving Services - Lancaster County
Holy Apostle Episcopal Church - Thanksgiving MealProvides a free Thanksgiving Meal the day of Thanksgiving at the church. Eat in, take out, or delivery for shut-ins within the surrounding area are offered. Deadline to register for 2018 will be Sunday,November 18th. Phone 570-429-2272 or 570-429-7107 Meals that day will be delivered beginning at 11:00 am. Meals picked up that day will be at 12:00 pm. Eat in meals will be at 1:00 pm.SchuylkillHoly Apostle Episcopal Church - Thanksgiving MealHoly Apostle Episcopal Church
Lampeter United Methodist Church - Thanksgiving MealProvides a free Thanksgiving meal, usually the day of Thanksgiving. Reservations required by November 19, 2018. Home-delivered meals possible for local residents; call Nancy by November 19, 2018. Volunteer opportunities availableLancasterLampeter United Methodist Church - Thanksgiving MealThanksgiving Services - Lancaster County
Lancaster County Project for the Needy - Christmas Food BasketFormed in 1986, this all volunteer group raises money and collects food to distribute to needy families. The food is given out on a first-come, first-serve basis. Groceries given to each individual or family are equivalent to two grocery bags and include items such as a 10-12 pound turkey, eggs, milk, bread, potatoes, frozen vegetables and fruit. Monetary donations are welcome and are used to defray the costs of purchasing the groceries. The cost to feed one family is generally about $15.00. Donations should be sent to the Project and should be marked: Lancaster County Project for the Needy 5813 Wild Lilac Drive East Petersburg, PA 17520 Volunteers wishing to help package and distribute the food should come to the Clipper Stadium at 5:00am LancasterLancaster County Project for the NeedyLancaster County Project For The Needy
Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd - Thanksgiving MealProvides a free family style Thanksgiving Meal. Reservations not required. LancasterLutheran Church of the Good Sheperd - Thanksgiving MealThanksgiving Services - Lancaster County
Our Lady of MT. Carmel ChurchOur Lady of MT. Carmel ChurchThanksgiving Services - Lehigh Valley
Salvation Army Allentown - Holiday AssistanceAccepts gift/toy donations from Toys for Tots, Angel Trees and individual donors. Distributes items to families at Christmas. Must meet income guidelines. Apply for program in October - see helpful tips for sign-up dates. Adopt-a-Family program matches donor groups with particularly needy families. Program focuses on working poor and special cases. Apply in October. LehighSalvation Army AllentownSalvation Army - Lehigh Valley Area Services
Salvation Army Lancaster - Christmas Assistance ProgramAccepting Applications October 31, November 1 and November 2, 2019 Christmas assistance to low-income families and those in crisis situations who apply and meet criteria. Christmas gifts provided to children (up to 12 years of age) of families in need. - Angel Tree program for interested persons to purchase Christmas gifts for children of families in need. 2019 Registration Dates: Thursday, October 31, 10:00am to 4:00pm Friday, November 1, 10:00am to 4:00pm Saturday, November 2, 10:00am to 12:00pmLancasterSalvation Army LancasterSalvation Army - Lancaster
St. Joseph Church - New Year's MealProvides a free New Year's meal, usually the day of New Year's.LancasterSt Joseph Church - New Year's MealChristmas Services - Lancaster County
St Mark’s United Methodist Church - Thanksgiving MealProvides a free Thanksgiving meal, usually the day of Thanksgiving. Reservations are required by November 16, 2018. Home-delivered meals may be possible to local residents (Mount Joy, Rheems, Bainbridge, Elizabethtown, Marietta, Salunga). Call Church by November 16, 2018. Volunteers needed, call 2-1-1 for private contact LancasterSt Mark's United Methodist Church - Mount JoySt Mark's United Methodist Church - Mount Joy
Toys for Tots - LancasterCollect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted. LancasterLancaster County Detachment of the Marine Corps LeagueLancaster County Detachment of the Marine Corps
Toys for Tots - Schuylkill-CarbonCollect new, unwrapped toys during November and December each year and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.SchuylkillToys for Tots - Schuylkill-CarbonToys for Tots - Schuylkill-Carbon
United Churches Food Pantry - Food DonationsPantry provides emergency food to assist households who are food insecure stretch their family food budget. DONATIONS of the following food items are appreciated: Cereal and Oatmeal (especially the individual packs), Canned Fruits, Mac & Cheese (especially microwaveable for kids),Applesauce, Hamburger / Chicken / Tuna Helper, Tuna and other canned meats, Beef Stew, Ramen Noodles, Noodles and Pasta, Canned Vegetables. Snacks, Drinks and Other Goods: Pickles and Olives, Healthy Snacks, Pancake Mix and Syrup, Boxed Milk, Vegetable Oil, Desert Mixes, Tea / Coffee / Cocoa, Peanut butter and Jelly (especially grape), Juices (16 oz/less), Jello and Pudding, Condiments – Ketchup – Mustard – Relish – Mayonnaise VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Volunteers are needed to stock shelves, unload deliveries, and most importantly to help each family find the foods that will best help them this month. We have volunteers who work once a week, others work once a month, and some are on call to substitute when someone is ill or away. Call the pantry 570-322-1657, and talk to Food Pantry Coordinator to volunteer. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Special Collections at a holiday time, Christmas – Thanksgiving – Easter, to allow us to give a special basket of food to clients! Call in and talk to Food Pantry Coordination to plan such an event together.LycomingUnited Churches Food PantryUnited Churches of Lycoming County
United Way of Berks County - Volunteer CenterConnect volunteers to volunteer opportunities - Administers the Volunteer and Community Involvement Holiday Guide which allows local non profits to post their holiday needs, click here to view current listingsBerksUnited Way of Berks CountyUnited Way of Berks County
United Way Volunteer CenterServes as a clearinghouse of information on volunteerism in Lancaster County. Provides the following services: - Administers Get Connected, a web-based volunteer matching application for individuals, nonprofit agencies and corporations - Administers Corporate Volunteer Network - Recruits volunteers for non-profit agencies - Publishes bi-weekly newspaper column advocating volunteerism - Promotes volunteer recognition - Publishes directories listing volunteer opportunities - Provides volunteer management assistance for agencies - Administers the Student Volunteer Program which recruits and refers students to summer opportunities - Recruits volunteers for educational entities, e.g. Service Learning, Book Challenge, H.O.S.T.S., etc. - Works to connect individuals to Community Service sentence volunteer opportunities - Serves as link to national organizations addressing volunteerism - Administers the Holiday Giving Guide which allows local non profits to post their holiday needs, click here to view current listings Day of Caring 2017 with be held September 8th and 9th LancasterUnited Way of Lancaster CountyUnited Way of Lancaster County
Volunteer Center of the Lehigh ValleyMatches individuals and groups with volunteer opportunities in the Lehigh Valley. Member agencies may access assistance in recruitment, placement, recognition, and training. Works to connect individuals to Community Service sentence volunteer opportunities. Customized workshops and consulting services are available to facilitate the implementation of a volunteer program or to enhance an existing program. Fees vary based on the nature/duration of the project. Donation Connection-Program that matches member agencies to obtain non-monetary items. See website to view needed items and contacts by agency. Administers Holiday Hope Chests which allows anyone in the community to fill a shoe box with age/gender appropriate items that are then distributed to non-profit agencies in the Lehigh Valley (exclusively) serving children, click here for information Encourage donations for dress down days in companies--proceeds go to to Puerto Rican evacuees Recruit and mobilizes volunteers NorthamptonVolunteer Center of the Lehigh ValleyVolunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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