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July 24, 2019

Schreiber volunteer all about the Duckies

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At Schreiber, we have a lot of dedicated volunteers. As we head into the second month of ticket sales for this year's Rubber Duckie Race, I thought you should meet a couple of our Duckie selling superstars. This week, we'll talk with Melissa Warner.

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May 29, 2019

John Hatch, longtime Schreiber volunteer, passes away

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John Hatch was a familiar face here at Schreiber in the past few years. He was a neighbor, whose Homestead Village villa was close enough to our campus that he could hear of the squeals of the kids playing on the playground.

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April 8, 2019

Thanks to two longtime Schreiber volunteers

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Around Schreiber, we have a shorthand for talking about Tina Edgell and Patty Watson.

Tina and Patty. Or sometimes Patty and Tina. It may as well be PattyTina.

For most of the past 20 years, Tina and Patty have been reliable Schreiber volunteers. It's not a stretch to say they are among the most dedicated of all of our amazing volunteers, and that's saying something.

We wanted to take the time this week, during National Volunteer Week, to tell the Schreiber community about their support of Schreiber.

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February 26, 2019

Penn State students build a better bike for Schreiber

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We have a lot of therapy bikes at Schreiber. But there was a certain kind of bike we were missing: a hand bike, no pedaling, for school-age kids. Enter a group of senior mechanical engineering students from Penn State Harrisburg.

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September 21, 2018

A grateful Schreiber says thank you to the community

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In July, when we kicked off another season of selling tickets for this year's 30th Annual Rubber Duckie Race & Festival, we did so with some anxiety.

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May 10, 2017

Summer means camps at Schreiber

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For families that have children with special needs, the idea of a summer camp might seem out of reach.

Here at Schreiber, we make those camps completely reachable.

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February 28, 2017

New friends for kids at Circle of Friends

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We have a steady stream of volunteers who help out at Schreiber in many ways. One group that was here recently to spend time in our Circle of Friends Academy isn't your typical volunteer group.

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February 23, 2017

Chris Yost teaches a new generation of young swimmers

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There's a pretty good chance you've seen Chris Yost at Schreiber, probably in a bathing suit. Chris is one of Schreiber's paid swim teachers, providing private lessons each week and leading the group lessons for our preschoolers each month. Her connection to Schreiber started as a volunteer.

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February 22, 2016

Bike path project gets green light

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A bike path project that has been in the works for nearly three years took a big step forward recently, and thousands of kids who use bike riding in their therapy will soon have a beautiful new outdoor facility to explore.

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November 3, 2015

Jim Eberle's soft spot for Schreiber

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Jim Eberle grew up in a blue-collar family from Philadelphia. He comes across as a straight-talking, no-nonsense Philly guy. Season tickets to the Eagles and all that. But he has his soft side. And it comes out when he talks about Schreiber.

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October 6, 2015

Schreiber aims high for this year's Extraordinary Give

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This year's Extraordinary Give, presented by the Lancaster County Community Foundation, is coming up on Friday, November 20, just a few weeks away. And we have something BIG planned that most definitely requires your help.

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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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June 29, 2015

Duckie sales start this week

Posted by Dan  Permalink 

July 1 marks the official start of tickets sales for the 2015 Rubber Duckie Race. As you might have already heard by now, the date of the race this year is Sunday, Sept. 13, but there's a lot of other new stuff happening around this year's race. This year's theme is Beach Party Duckies, so get the new collectible ducks now! Here are five things to know about our 27th Annual Rubber Duckie Race.

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June 1, 2015

My Story, Joanne Martin: Why I love Schreiber

Posted by Dan  Permalink 

Joanne Martin is a Schreiber mom. Her son Chris has been coming to Schreiber since birth. She is also a powerful Schreiber advocate and fundraiser, having raised thousands of dollars for Schreiber at our annual Softball Weekend. She recently wrote about her passion for Schreiber on her Facebook page. We share an edited version of that post here now, with her permission.

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May 26, 2015

The generosity of the next generation

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I've written before about the support we receive from Lancaster County students. But I wanted to tell you about three new generous student groups who are doing some remarkable work on behalf of Schreiber.

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April 29, 2015

Lancaster County: A community that gives

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It's budget time here at Schreiber. Our fiscal year ends June 30, so we're thinking a lot about revenue and expenses. One thing that sticks out: It's amazing how many different community events raise money for Schreiber during the course of a year.

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March 2, 2015

Generosity that warms our hearts

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These things keep happening. They must be evidence of how long Schreiber has been doing what it does, to the number of lives we've touched through the years.

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February 26, 2015

High school students support Schreiber

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High schools students regularly do things for Schreiber. Often, it's volunteering. Sometimes, it's more than that.

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