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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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February 1, 2017

Donor spotlight: Kathy and Ed Schoenberger

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Retired special education teachers Kathy and Ed Schoenberger of Lititz have supported Schreiber Pediatric for years. But their gift late last year, in support of the Stabler Foundation matching grant for expanding our child care center, was one of the largest of the individual gifts we've received for the grant to date.

To make your gift to the Stabler grant fund, visit our Circle of Friends Academy page, click on the red Donate Now button, and designate your gift to the Stabler Foundation Matching Grant.

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January 18, 2017

Fellenbaum's heroes strike again

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A little more than two years ago, Laurie Fellenbaum's idea to help Schreiber started out as a classrom conversation about empathy and acceptance. Today, that idea is teaching those values and a whole lot more.

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March 4, 2016

Shop for Schreiber in April

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Schreiber Pediatric will need your support when Park City Center and the Lancaster Hempfield Rotary offer the 2016 Shop for a Cause Expo Saturday, April 16.

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November 4, 2015

A note to our business supporters

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The basic idea of the 2015 Extraordinary Give is for nonprofits to activate donors, one at a time, to go online during the Give and make a donation. However, our business supporters can play a role in the day -- and we hope you will.

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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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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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May 7, 2015

Matt Woods: Training with a purpose

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Sometimes, Matt Woods wonders why he took up competing in triathlons. The miles and miles of running, biking and swimming can be grueling. Dragging his butt out for another 6-hour bike ride can seem like torture. But he has a little extra motivation as he trains for his next triathlon in July: Schreiber kiddos.

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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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February 20, 2015

THON starts today at Penn State

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The Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, commonly known as THON, begins today in State College. The annual 46-hour dance marathon is billed as the largest student-run philanthropy in the world, and it raises money and awareness for the fight agaist pediatric cancer, according to thon.org, the official dance marathon website.

The money raised at THON -- it amounts to $114 million since 1977 -- benefits the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital. The Fund provides direct support for children with cancer and their families.

Schreiber has a connection to this extraordinary philanthropic effort.

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