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14 York County Organizations Receive $239,000 for Health Programs

14 York County Organizations Receive $239,000 for Health Programs

York, Pa. –  To address compelling health issues of the residents of York and its surrounding communities, Memorial Health Fund, a supporting organization of the York County Community Foundation, recently awarded $239,360 in grants to 14 York County organizations. “Having access to programs and organizations that support health and well-being shouldn’t be limited because of…


York County Community Foundation Announces New Vice President of Development

York County Community Foundation Announces New Vice President of Development

York, PA — York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is proud to announce that a proven nonprofit leader will be joining its staff as Vice President of Development to help York County citizens turn their passions into lasting legacies for our community. Mary Kay Bernosky, Esq. will join the YCCF team on January 6, 2020, after…


YCCF Seeks Gift Planning Officer

YCCF Seeks Gift Planning Officer

The Organization: MISSION: To create a vibrant York County by engaging donors, providing community leadership, investing in high-impact initiatives while building endowment for future generations.  York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is one of the fastest- growing community foundations in Pennsylvania, playing a central role in creating a vibrant York County. It achieves its mission by…


Grants Improve How People Experience Aging in York County

Grants Improve How People Experience Aging in York County

York, PA — York County Community Foundation’s (YCCF) Hahn Home Fund for Embracing Aging works to improve the way people experience aging in York County by awarding grants to programs that enhance the quality of life for people age 50 and older. Nine grants were recently awarded for programs ranging from health to the arts…


York County Community Foundation Honors Professional Advisors

York County Community Foundation Honors Professional Advisors

York, PA — To celebrate their contributions to creating a vibrant York County, York County Community Foundation (YCCF) inducted Leon Butler and Donald (Don) Dellinger, Jr. into its Professional Advisor Recognition Society at an event on Thursday, October 3 at the Heritage Hills Resort. Induction into the Professional Advisor Recognition Society allows the Community Foundation…


Building a Community with a Sense of Home

Building a Community with a Sense of Home

Each person in York County deserves a place to call home. York Habitat for Humanity is built on this premise and thanks to generous donors to YCCF’s Fund for York County, 14 more families will call Chestnut Street in York City home. The largest project ever led by York Habitat for Humanity will be built…


IMPACT 20: July 2019 – Ending Hunger in York County

IMPACT 20: July 2019 – Ending Hunger in York County

We know that it can be hard to stay updated on the many high-impact initiatives happening in our community. As engaged Yorkers, you want to know. YCCF will bring the updates to you in a short 20 minutes each quarter as you watch live from the comfort of your home, office or the neighborhood coffee shop! We’ll…


Building Connections for a Healthy Community

Building Connections for a Healthy Community

Children born underweight face huge developmental challenges with lifelong consequences for them, their families, and their communities. The March of Dimes estimates the societal cost of low birthweight babies at an estimated $26 billion annually nationwide. In York City, 11.5 percent of babies born in 2012 were low birth weight, weighing less than five pounds,…


Supporting Artists to Make York Vibrant

Supporting Artists to Make York Vibrant

Thriving communities across America recognize that cultural activities are key attractors for talented workers and visitors, and provide a boost to the economy. In York County, the arts brought over $14 million in economic impact in 2018. As the Cultural Alliance of York County approached its 20th anniversary and prepared for a change in leadership,…


Setting the Stage for School Success

Setting the Stage for School Success

Do you remember who taught you to say your first word, use a spoon, to walk? Chances are, it was a parent. Parents are our earliest teachers, setting the course for how we learn for the rest of our lives. But parents often need support to be the best teachers for their children. Child Care…



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