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    World Food Day: October 16

    World Food Day: October 16

      On October 16, we are celebrating World Food Day! Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together. Our Actions are our Future. Read more HERE. Help us help our neighbors fighting food insecurity! Click HERE to help fight hunger.

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    CROP Hunger Walk 2020

    CROP Hunger Walk 2020

    The Lancaster County Food Hub is honored to be a beneficiary of the Lancaster CROP Hunger Walk! On October 18-25, our community will walk virtually to raise money to feed our neighbors, both locally and globally! Here's how you can get involved: Step One:  Decide...

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    ExtraOrdinary Give 2020

    ExtraOrdinary Give 2020

    The Extra Ordinary Give is Lancaster County's largest day of giving! Get ready to give! On November 20th, starting at 12:00AM on November 20th, visit www.extragive.org and make a donation to the Lancaster County Food Hub. You will have 24 hours to make your donation,...

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    September is Hunger Action Month

    September is Hunger Action Month

      This September, we are partnering with Feeding America to promote Hunger Action Month. This is a time when people across America stand united against hunger. Together, we believe we can make a difference. At the Lancaster County Food Hub, we give food and...

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    Raquel’s Story: 23 years of service with the Food Hub

    Raquel’s Story: 23 years of service with the Food Hub

    Raquel Resto is one of our superstar employees at the Lancaster County Food Hub. Raquel is known not only as the Clothing Bank Coordinator, but as someone who truly cares about our community. This month we are celebrating Raquel’s 15-year work anniversary. But Raquel...

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    How to Help: Without Spending a Dime

    How to Help: Without Spending a Dime

    We are so grateful for our community stepping up to meet the needs of our neighbors during this time of uncertainty! Here are 5 easy ways to support the Lancaster County Food Hub, without even spending a dime! 1. Follow us on social media! We actively post to our...

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    Updates at the Food Hub: Moving Forward Despite COVID-19

    Updates at the Food Hub: Moving Forward Despite COVID-19

    As you are aware, we have continued to provide food distributions on our normal schedule throughout the COVID-19 pandemic so that anyone needing food has a resource they can utilize.  In order to do so, we have made modifications to our delivery service which has...

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    a NEW Initiative Happening at the Hub

    a NEW Initiative Happening at the Hub

    We are so excited to share with you about the Food Pharmacy, a new project that will impact many individuals. The Food Pharmacy is a pilot project led by Lancaster General Hospital (LGH) where the Lancaster Food Hub serves as a host site.  The premise behind this...

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    The Food Hub: On the Air

    The Food Hub: On the Air

    The Lancaster County Food Hub was recently featured on By the Way, with Fun 101.3 FM. Hosted by Tom Richards, the radio show features individuals and organizations in the Lancaster community who are influencing and helping others. Gail Rittenhouse, Executive Director...

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    The Grocery Outlet’s 5 for 5 Campaign

    The Grocery Outlet’s 5 for 5 Campaign

    The Rohrerstown Grocery Outlet is partnering with the Lancaster County Food Hub for a 5 for 5 Campaign. Every July the Grocery Outlet facilitates a generous campaign and choses a local organization to give back. This year, the proceeds are benefiting the Lancaster...

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    The “Out of The Bag” Experience

    The “Out of The Bag” Experience

    Whether you're coming in for service, or you're a volunteer joining us to serve, your experience at the Food Hub matters. We want you to feel valued, loved and appreciated when you come through the doors of the Lancaster Food Hub, no matter who you are. - When you...

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    Lancaster’s Community Meals

    Lancaster’s Community Meals

    Check out the community meals offered in Lancaster County below! Learn More About Us!Connect Contact Us Get Our E-mails    Get Involved Volunteer Donate    Events & Happenings    Get to Know The Hub Meet Our Staff Board of Directors...

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    Who We Are: A Resource

    Who We Are: A Resource

    Our Community is inspired, fresh and full of flavor! Just last week, one woman picked up food from the Food Hub to prepare for a community meal. Our hats go off to individuals like Christina and her team from St. Anne’s church, who prepare delicious meals at St....

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    Community Partnership: Pepperidge Farm

    Community Partnership: Pepperidge Farm

    The Lancaster County Food Hub partnered with Pepperidge Farm to provide food for families at Ross Elementary School. The Pepperidge Farm staff filled 135 backpacks with food for students and their families. The Lancaster County Food Hub visited the Denver Plant of...

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    Service Spotlight

    Service Spotlight

    “She is wearing an American flag shirt today, and she has a story to share,” exclaimed one of our Food Hub team members. And Linda does have quite a story to share. She has been coming to the Lancaster County Food Hub for over 4 years.   Linda shared, "I am an...

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    Lancaster County Food Hub 2019 Annual Breakfast

    Lancaster County Food Hub 2019 Annual Breakfast

    We recently hosted our 2019 Annual Breakfast on May 16 at Highland Presbyterian Church. We were excited to have the Secretary of Education, Pedro A. Rivera, as our keynote speaker. Connect Contact Us Get Our E-mails    Get Involved Volunteer Donate  ...

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    The Extra Ordinary Give

    The Extra Ordinary Give

    The Extra Ordinary Give is Lancaster County's largest day of giving! November 22, 2019 In just 7 days of giving, the ExtraGive has inspired more than $42 MILLION benefiting more than 500 community benefit organizations. Save the date for November 22 and get ready to...

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    Introducing Lancaster County Food Hub

    Introducing Lancaster County Food Hub

    Our organization was founded in 1947 by a Council of Churches that came together to be a unified voice for the church and was appropriately established as the Lancaster County Council of Churches. Over the years, the organization grew and developed into a large social...

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