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Six York County Organizations Receive over $174,000 for Community Health Programs

Six York County Organizations Receive over $174,000 for Community Health Programs

(York, PA, June 7, 2021) – Memorial Health Fund, a supporting organization of the York County Community Foundation, recently awarded over $174,000 in grants to six local organizations. These grants seek to address the compelling health issues of the residents of York and its surrounding communities. “The board of the Memorial Health Fund (MHF) is […]


The Conversation

The Conversation

con·ver·sa·tion noun a talk, especially an informal one, between two or more people, in which news and ideas are exchanged.   Most people enjoy catching up with friends and family about what’s going on in their lives.  But there are some conversations many choose to ignore. I recently attended a session titled Estate Planning Toolbox:  […]


Stabilizing Housing by Building Stronger Relationships

Stabilizing Housing by Building Stronger Relationships

With a grant from York County’s COVID-19 Response Fund, Tenfold, a local nonprofit organization, developed a plan to help stabilize the rental housing market in York during the pandemic. The York Rental Stability Network (YRSN) is a referral-based program offering two services: landlord risk-mitigation program and housing stabilization services. The goal is to avoid eviction […]


York County Community Foundation Hosts Annual Meeting Event and Updates Community on New Initiatives

York County Community Foundation Hosts Annual Meeting Event and Updates Community on New Initiatives

On May 10, the York County Community Foundation (YCCF) held its Annual Meeting at Keystone Kidspace in downtown York. The event, which was attended by almost 200 people, highlighted the work of the Foundation over the past year and updated attendees on the organization’s progress and goal of encouraging transformational philanthropy. During the evening, YCCF […]


Being a Friend in Times of Need

Being a Friend in Times of Need

Friends & Neighbors of Pennsylvania, Inc. (F&N) is an emerging nonprofit focused on assisting the unhoused population in York County with finding shelter and providing medical services. Shortly before the pandemic began, the York County Coalition on Homelessness counted 32 unsheltered people in York County. As of January 26, 2022, the unsheltered population was comprised […]


Creating a Pathway to Lasting Financial Security

Creating a Pathway to Lasting Financial Security

While analyzing the needs of the York community, the team at Shiloh Baptist Church recognized a lack of professional advancement programs for people of color and began working on a program to fill that gap. The Impact Project (TIP) is a 10- week education and job readiness project for youth between 13-18 years old. The […]


Krista Darr

Krista Darr

At YCCF, we know that our organization’s success is due in-part to our amazing Board of Directors. To show our appreciation, we’ll be highlighting some of them throughout the year. Today, we’d like you to meet, Krista Darr. Krista just completed her term as Board Chair at YCCF and we are grateful for her leadership […]


John Bailey

John Bailey

At YCCF, we know that our organization’s success is due in-part to our amazing Board of Directors. To show our appreciation, we’ll be highlighting all of our board members for exemplifying true leadership over the years. Today, we’d like you to meet, John Bailey, President & Owner of Bailey Coach Inc. “I grew up in […]


Jack Kay

Jack Kay

At YCCF, we know that our organization’s success is due in-part to our amazing Board of Directors. To show our appreciation, we’ll be highlighting two or more each month for the remainder of the year. Today, we’d like you to meet, Jack Kay, the President & CEO of Susquehanna Real Estate, LP. “I came to […]


What is Funny About Aging?

What is Funny About Aging?

Laugh until your belly hurts and then a little bit more! When was the last time you found something so funny, you laughed loudly? Sometimes the unexpected obstacles and changes associated with aging prevent us from finding things amusing.  We get so wrapped up in the negativity, we lose sight in the lightheartedness of everyday […]



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