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Women’s Giving Circle Recognizes Community Contributions of Carolyn E. Steinhauser

Women’s Giving Circle Recognizes Community Contributions of Carolyn E. Steinhauser

Inaugural Carolyn E. Steinhauser Prize Announced York, PA — Women’s Giving Circle of York County Community Foundation announced the launch of the Carolyn E. Steinhauser Prize, recognizing the extraordinary contributions of its founder at a luncheon on Thursday, November 8. The prize was conferred on its namesake and inaugural recipient, Carolyn E. Steinhauser at a…


What Will Your Legacy Be?

What Will Your Legacy Be?

In October 2017, more than 100 students and school employees from across York County attended the Leadership Summit: Dialogue on Race to learn about what they can each do to make their schools and our community more inclusive. Hosted by the YWCA of York, the event was supported with a grant from the Fund for…


Why Focus on Reducing Barriers to Aging Well?

Why Focus on Reducing Barriers to Aging Well?

1 in 3 Americans, and over 37% of York Countians, are now age 50 and older.  On average, people who reach age 65 will live another 18-20 years and people who reach age 85 will live another 6-7 years.  We’re an aging society, and data demonstrates that each future generation will continue to live longer.…


Keep Updated on EA e-News 2018

Keep Updated on EA e-News 2018

Embracing Aging periodically puts out an e-newsletter, covering topics relevant to aging in place, EA’s work in the community and inspiring stories of people embracing their age. Sign Up for EA E-News Now   Embracing Aging is also on Facebook! Like our page to keep up with EA in the community!  


Why Focus on Improving Attitudes on Aging?

Why Focus on Improving Attitudes on Aging?

As our initiative first evolved in fall 2013 and people learned more about it, we received push-back regarding the Embracing Aging name.  Since that time, when in the community talking about our work, we are often greeted with glazed over eyes, body language indicating discomfort in the topic, and verbal comments expressing aging as unimportant…


Stories of Older Adults Embracing Their Age

Stories of Older Adults Embracing Their Age

Advocating for Safe Walking When North York Borough resident Liz Eisenhart made the decision to stop driving due to a decline in vision, she knew she didn’t want it to keep her from participating in the activities she enjoyed, which included workouts at Curves. Fortunately, a N. George Street rabbittransit bus stop was only a…


YCCF is Seeking a Community Investment Officer

YCCF is Seeking a Community Investment Officer

YCCF is seeking a Community Investment Officer to manage our field of interest and competitive grantmaking programs. York County Community Foundation Community Investment Officer Job Description York County Community Foundation creates a vibrant York County by engaging donors, providing community leadership, and investing in high-impact initiatives while building endowment for future generations. The Community Investment…


YCCF’s Embracing Aging Awards $89,000 in Grants To Improve Lives of Older Adults in York County

YCCF’s Embracing Aging Awards $89,000 in Grants To Improve Lives of Older Adults in York County

Eleven programs designed to improve the quality of life for older adults in York County are the newest recipients of grants from the York County Community Foundation’s (YCCF) Hahn Home Fund for Embracing Aging. “We want older people in the community to have options for where and how they want to live,” explains Cathy Bollinger,…


York College Alumnus Carries Out Dream Through Fund at York County Community Foundation

York College Alumnus Carries Out Dream Through Fund at York County Community Foundation

Mont Z. Shaull Scholarship Fund Supports York College Community Opportunity Scholarship Program York, PA —Mont and Cheryl Shaull are providing academic opportunities to students in York City after their lifetimes through the creation of the Mont Z. Shaull Scholarship Fund at York County Community Foundation (YCCF). A graduate of William Penn High School in the…


$111,000 in Grants From York County Community Foundation to Support Education, Workforce Development and Downtown and Neighborhood Revitalization

$111,000 in Grants From York County Community Foundation to Support Education, Workforce Development and Downtown and Neighborhood Revitalization

York, PA — Twelve programs designed to improve the quality of life in York County are the newest recipients of grants from the York County Community Foundation’s (YCCF) Fund for York County, Beautiful York Program Fund, Children’s Program Fund, and the White Rose Foundation Fund. “Through building relationships with the organizations applying for grants from…



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What Will Your Legacy Be?