Every bit of information you find on this site is here because good friends stand shoulder-to-shoulder with us, supporting our work to build good health in our communities
Foremost among those friends is the Lancaster County Drug & Alcohol Commission. Our Drug & Alcohol Information Center and most of our award-winning programs would not exist without their assistance and on-going support. For over 35 years the outstanding professionals and volunteer board at the Commission have provided a network of prevention, intervention and treatment services that rival those of any county in the United States.The work of the Commission is divided among three major areas:
Administration: Develops a comprehensive annual plan for the county, monitors contracts, collects outcome data, creates new services and ensures strong fiscal responsibility.
The Advisory Board of the Drug & Alcohol Commission assists the Executive Director in prioritizing services and developing effective strategies. If you would like information about becoming a member of the Advisory Board, please contact the Executive Director, Rick Kastner, at 717.299.8023.
Through their new Community Impact model, the United Way of Lancaster County is showing how everyone in the community can Give, Advocate and Volunteer. Their commitment of resources to our EYSP, Student Skills for Life, and Future Generations programs helps us reach over 4,000 children every year.
|First Presbyterian Church|
Whether it's providing valuable space for our Future Generations after-school program, linking volunteer tutors to students, driving kids to summer camp or a hundred other acts of kindness, the good people at First Presbyterian Church in Lancaster know how to reach out a helping hand. If you're looking for a place of faith, walk in these doors and feel the warmth!
|Sertoma Club of Lancaster|
Ever hear of the World's Largest Chicken Barbeque? The amazing men and women of the Sertoma Club cook over 20,000 dinners on the 3rd Saturday of every May to support projects like our Kids Kamp and Future Generations. Check out this fun group of get-it-done people.
Ken and Dave Stoudt of Stoudt Advisors have provided long-standing support to Compass Mark; most recently by sponsoring the inaugural year of our Riddle Quest scavenger hunt and fundraiser.
|The John Frederick Steinman Foundation|
It's difficult to imagine human services in central Pennsylvania without the Steinman family. This foundation, which grew out of our area's earliest television, radio and newspaper publishers, is a stalwart backer of some of the most needed services in our community.
Since its founding in 1924, the Lancaster County Community Foundation has distributed more than $20 million to support thousands of charitable activities. It has grown to over $65 million in assets and holds more than 125 funds established by individuals, families, businesses, nonprofit organizations and private foundations. If you’re looking for a way to change the world around you, consider a gift to this organization that is creating extraordinary community.
White Deer Run is one of the leading systems in the nation for the treatment of drug and alcohol addiction. Their philosophy simply states that each patient will be treated as an individual, receiving a treatment plan tailored to his or her specific needs. The goal for each patient is unchanging; to realize a full and rewarding lifestyle, free from chemical dependency.
As a great contributor to the growth and development of south central Pennsylvania, this solid financial institution has provided strength and support to our community since 1882. Conservative yet forward thinking, our friends at Fulton Bank have stood by the people of this community through times both good and tough.
Through its Highmark Healthy High Five project, the Highmark Foundation is working to improve the health and well-being of our kids by promoting lifelong healthy behaviors and addressing five key areas: Nutrition, Physical Activity, Self-esteem, Grieving and Bullying. Go to their website to learn more about how you can help in this vital effort.
|Lancaster General Health|
The Lancaster General healthcare system has consistently supported the community through programs and services that promote healthy living and preventive healthcare. Currently, it is focusing its attention on four key health priorities: Access to Healthcare; Healthy Weight Management; Reduction of Tobacco Use and Reduction of Domestic Violence.
|Stephen Black Builders|
Stephen Black Builders have been building custom homes and additions for over 30 years. Stephen, his dedicated employees, and faithful subcontractors have developed an excellent reputation for quality homes and work. More importantly, they have been just as good at doing their part to build strong and supportive communities.
|Columbia Presbyterian Church|
The good people at Columbia Presbyterian Church in Columbia, PA, offer space for our Future Generations after-school program, and provide financial support as well.
|Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity|
Originating a half-century before the Declaration of Independence, the congregation of the Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity is the oldest in Lancaster and one of the oldest in Pennsylvania. The church has wrapped its warm arms around so many people in need, including all of the kids and families in our inner city Future Generations after-school program.
|Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board|
The PLCB works to prevent alcohol use by anyone under the age of 21. Currently it is supporting our work to build strong and healthy campuses in post-secondary technical and trade colleges. Throughout the state it provides excellent training, technical assistance, publications and assistance in coalition building.
The Armstrong Foundation was formed to enhance the neighborhoods in which Armstrong World Industries employees live and work. Its resources are allocated each year to the causes its employees are passionate about.
Helping communities, building partnerships, changing lives. That's been the focus of Alcoa Foundation for more than half a century. Locally, our kids and volunteers join with Alcoa employees every year to plant trees and beautify our neighborhoods. The foundation’s investments have continually supported our award winning work with youth.
|Junior League of Lancaster|
Founded in 1923, the Junior League of Lancaster reaches out to women of all races, religions and national origins who demonstrate a commitment to voluntarism. Each year it commits financial support and hundreds of volunteer hours toward improving communities. The JLL was a key supporter of our newest service learning project wherein older kids are leading the way for inner city first graders to make it all the way to graduation.
The right bank can be your compass, especially when you look Northwest to discover a 113-year-old community bank with 170 locations in five states. The folks at Northwest Savings Bank are local bankers making local decisions and committed to the communities they serve.
|Clarity Way Rehab Center|
Clarity Way is a medically supervised, premier holistic drug and alcohol rehab facility, specializing in individualized treatment programs catering to clients battling all levels of drug and alcohol addiction, from detox to aftercare.
In addition to the organizations listed above, we receive tremendously kind support from many individuals. Because we don’t have permission to do so, we have not listed your names, but please know that having you standing beside those who need you means the world to us and to the many people we serve. In our future requests for funding, we’ll give you the opportunity to let us know whether or not you’d like your name listed here on our website.