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.


 Monday-Friday     9:00-4:00pm 

if you are seeking rent, utility or food assistance, please click below for assistance hours

COVID-19 Relief

if you have been negatively affected by COVID19 Click here


Lancaster Helps individuals and families improve health by increasing access to fresh produce and nutritional and culinary education. 


Fresh Food Boxes are available once a month and are filled with 12-15 varieties of healthy fruits and vegetables at a very affordable price.

Purchase A FOODSHARE Box

You may purchase a box for yourself for $15.00 beginning now.  Food Box Orders for November cut off on Wednesday, November 11. 

The first FoodShare pick up day will be Tuesday, November 17.  Click the link below!

Purchase an Angel Box

You can impact an individual or family by purchasing an Angel Box for $15 full of fresh fruits and vegetables!

Marine Toys for Tots – Lancaster, SC

The Marine Toys for Tots program is joining forces with HOPE in Lancaster, Inc. to give greater joy to the children of Lancaster County, SC!  To kick off the 2020 Campaign, HOPE partnered with the Marine Toys for Tots to program to offer additional accessibility for...

Angel Box

FOODSHARE Lancaster aims to empower individuals and families to adopt a more nutritious diet as part of a healthy lifestyle through food box participation and teaching kitchen cooking classes.  We believe access to fresh, affordable food should not be limited by where...

Introducing FOODSHARE

HOPE in Lancaster, Inc. announces the arrival of the next FOODSHARE SC hub.  This new initiative offers a prepaid box of first-rate, fresh produce once or twice a month, year-round.  Anyone can purchase a box for themselves or for others at a cost of $15 per box. ...

Agencies Pulling Together for a Special Family

This is a story of collaboration between agencies, across county lines to re-home a special family in need. It all started when a volunteer from St. Vincent DePaul Society in Fort Mill called about a disabled mother and her adult special needs son who found themselves...

Help HOPE Respond to COVID-19 Needs

HOPE is responding to the needs in the community that have arisen due to the unforeseen closings of schools and other cancellations.  Our main goal is to partner with the school system, other agencies, churches, utility companies and landlords to assist our community...

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