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August 8, 2018

Schreiber campers ease into the end of summer

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The teens from the Club 625 Camp gathered this week for one of their last outings of the summer, a visit to Sky Zone. Before they did that, they had an important job to take care of.

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May 31, 2018

One woman's personal connection to Edna Schreiber

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Barbara Willders Tomlinson heard recently there was a photo of her as a girl on the wall at Schreiber, and she stopped by the center recently to see it.

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February 8, 2018

Jason Hines found his voice at Schreiber

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Working the checkout line at Stauffers of Kissel Hill in Lititz, Jason Hines keeps up a steady stream of chatter with every customer who comes through his line.

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October 5, 2017

The Extraordinary Give is coming

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The Extraordinary Give is less than two months away. Remember, this is the day of online giving organized by the Lancaster County Community Foundation to support participating central Pennsylvania nonprofits. The past few years, thanks to your generous support, we have been fortunate to finish among the top 10 nonprofits in terms of dollars raised and donations received. And that money has helped us provide services for kids like Shelby Stroman and Kami Appleby. With your help, we can do that again this year. Here's the plan.

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August 24, 2017

Five reasons to come to Schreiberpalooza

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Schreiberpalooza is our annual night of live music and dancing to raise money for the children of Schreiber. There are lots of reason to support the event, to be held Saturday, Sept. 9. Over the next week, we will list the five best reasons.

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July 13, 2016

Justin Walker returns to Camp Schreiber -- for his job

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The 20 or so campers who sat in a circle listening to Justin Walker read to them probably didn't realize it. But they were listening to a man who had been in their shoes once. And he was happy to be back.

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December 29, 2015

In the big picture, some big steps forward

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James DeBord

By James DeBord and Jon Hill
There are so many great things occurring every day at Schreiber that it can sometimes be hard to step back and take stock of what's happening in the bigger picture.
When we do that, though, we can tell you: The bigger picture looks pretty good, too.

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November 11, 2015

A dad's story: One family's long road to recovery

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By Troy Brown

Over the next several months, I hope to share the journey that we have been on with our daughter, who suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2005.

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September 24, 2015

New group offers resources for parents

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Reenie Panzini, one of Schreiber's most passionate supporters and the parent of a teen with special needs, recently organized a new parents group. She calls the group Parents 625, a nod to the fact that the group initially plans to meet at the same time as Schreiber's Club 625 events for teens. The parents group will meet to discuss issues related to older teens as they transition into adult lives. Here's an update from Reenie on the first meeting.

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July 6, 2015

No, really. Thank you

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We are constantly surprised and amazed (and grateful) for the generosity that comes our way. Especially when people take the time to write us a note.

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April 22, 2015

We will move on from United Way decision

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We knew there would be strong community reaction to news that the United Way of Lancaster County had rejected our application to receive any funding under the United Way's new collaborative grant award process. We understand it. We were disappointed by the decision, too. But we will carry on, as Schreiber always has.

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March 24, 2015

Happy birthday, Ben McRee

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Ben McRee's friendly face has been a fixture at Schreiber since he was about 3 years old. He turned 21 on Tuesday, which means he aged out. He is officially too old to receive services here. So we gave him a birthday party on his last day.

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