September 6, 2018

Unfortunately this week TLC/Veterans’ Victory House Lancaster, lost a participant, Ataullah A. Rahman II.

The following was part of the announcement at the funeral service, held on Wednesday. Ata served in the US Navy from 2003-2007. He was an avid Eagles fan, and enjoy...

June 21, 2018

It is our belief, families must stay together—

The current landscape of events have made one of TLC’s core values stand out even more than usual. As many of you know, one thing that sets TLC apart from other shelters is that we believe it to be essential to keep familie...

April 26, 2018

A big, big thank you, to all who participated in the 9th Annual Empty Bowls event at the Lancaster Creative Factory (LCF) at 560 South Prince.

Once again the LCF teamed up with TLC, the fantastic volunteers, potters, restaurants, and establishments that donated so...

March 15, 2018

Sometimes by helping out, it is rewarding to find out others find your work important, vital, and life changing. This happened last Friday when I volunteered to help out at the Lancaster Roots and Blues. I met Vanessa Collier, phenomenal singer, sax, and guitar playe...

February 15, 2018

“You made my day,” was a phrase heard over and over yesterday at TLC on Valentine’s Day.

Thanks to the wonderful Louis, at El Jardin florists, we were able to hand out roses to each female in the building. Each woman or girl got to pick out their favorite color of rose....

November 22, 2017

TLC friends, acquaintances and all,

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a frien...

August 31, 2017

As we approach the Labor Day holiday, its picnics, parades and in Lancaster County its art shows and auctions, I am moved to reflect a little deeper on the holiday.  Especially as we all as a nation are riveted to the events in Houston.  Labor Day, the first Monday in...

May 11, 2017

Volunteers are just ordinary people with extraordinary hearts. They offer the gift of their time to teach, to listen, to help, to inspire, to build, to grow, to learn. They expect no pay, yet the value of their work knows no limit...they’ve known the unexpected joy of...

April 20, 2017

Seldom does anything happen or get accomplished without community. We can see this in so many different aspects of our private and professional lives. Isn’t it easier to achieve a goal or finish a project when one has help? Just as important, is it not easier to come b...

April 6, 2017

We remain 100% full here at TLC, with people calling every day to see if we have space. And yes, we still have 43 kiddos as well. I’ve attached a tribute to Winter Shelter 2017, which was done by Becky Saner, who ran Winter Shelter. As a community we have tried to prov...

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