Helping Other People Effectively

HOPE in Lancaster, Inc. provides assistance, resources, and referrals that allow individuals and families in crisis situations the opportunity to recover from and move beyond short-term emergencies.

Financial Assistance, Resources & Referrals

Fresh & Healthy Food Pantries

Bounce Back, Jump Start & Next Steps to Financial Stability

Healthy Teaching Kitchen


Can you believe it’s the middle of June already? This summer we will be enjoying swimming pools, picnics, travel, and family get-togethers. Before long, the holiday season will...

HOPE Day Declared!

On Wednesday, June 5th, The Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce declared it “HOPE day”! On this day, HOPE unveiled its’ new location for our Healthy Teaching Kitchen and Senior...

Surplus Food Distribution

One of HOPE’s Fresh and Healthy Food Initiative programs is our weekly Surplus Distribution.   On Thursdays HOPE receives a recovery truck from Second Harvest Food Bank filled...

A Special Day for HOPE Volunteers

On Friday, May 10, 2019 HOPE celebrated it's Volunteers with a very special day.     Delicious food, door prizes and lots of lively conversations, the HOPE Staff & Board came...

GIVE Where you LIVE

HOPE’s Give Local Success Story HOPE set a pie-in-the-sky goal of $17,500 and expected great things from this community-wide event! A heartfelt thank you to our community for...

Community Pitches in to Stamp Out Hunger

The Lancaster County Community pitched in to support the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive with a collection of 15,054 pounds of food.   Special thanks to the United Way and the...

Interested in making a difference .....

Thursday, June 27

First ARP Church of Lancaster 

701 N Main Street 

4:00pm – 6:00pm

Come and see how you can make a difference by volunteering with HOPE in Lancaster.