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Click here for the results of The Community Needs Assessment Survey conducted by Berwood Yost and his team at The Franklin and Marshall Center for Opinion Research. To read the final Community Needs Assessment Report click here.

The survey provided opportunities for community members to identify the key issues they face in Lancaster County. The 2014 survey results can be compared to baseline data gathered by United Way in 2009.

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Great things happen when we LIVE UNITED

United Way of Lancaster County creates long-lasting impact in our community, creating opportunities for a better life for all. We focus on the building blocks of a good quality of life: education, financial stability, and health.

  • Education - Strengthening early care, education, and supporting high school graduation and lifelong learning
  • Financial Stability - Improving financial stability, self-sufficiency, and access to affordable housing
  • Health - Ensuring people have access to quality health care and promoting healthy lifestyles

YOU. And UNITED WAY. Together we can create lasting changes in LANCASTER COUNTY, achieving results that no organization or individual could accomplish alone.

Why choose United Way of Lancaster County?

UNITED WAY MOVES BELOW THE SURFACE OF COMMUNITY PROBLEMS, GETTING TO THE UNDERLYING CAUSES.
We go beyond short-term fixes. We address the root causes of Lancaster County’s most pressing community issues and work towards long-term solutions to improve lives in Lancaster County.

UNITED WAY FOCUSES ON COMMUNITY IMPACT, NOT JUST FUNDRAISING RESULTS.
We boldly tackle Lancaster County’s most pressing issues. We are the catalyst for community change, focusing on root causes of poor community conditions, preventing problems before they start and encouraging self-sufficiency, collaboration, and communication.

UNITED WAY COLLABORATES WITH HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS TO MEASURABLY IMPROVE LIVES.

We bring the community together – United Way investors and volunteers, nonprofits, companies, faith-based groups, and government to make change happen that no single organization or individual could accomplish alone – to identify community problems and create solutions. We strive to create collaborative relationships that deliver life-transforming services without duplication or gaps.

UNITED WAY ACHIEVES RESULTS.

We set goals before we invest donors’ gifts. We monitor the progress of our funded programs and we work with our nonprofit partners to achieve results.

UNITED WAY IS EFFICIENT AND ACCOUNTABLE.
We hold ourselves accountable for positive results. Funding investments are made by local volunteers who are selected because of their diverse experience and expertise. Programs supported by United Way are reviewed for effectiveness and efficiency.