This page lists ways to receive assistance during the holiday season.
Toys for Tots: Toys for Tots Link
Salvation Army: ChristmasSalvationArmy18
Penn Manor School District Support: Contact your school counselor or school social worker for in-district support. This is based on need and availability.
Every year Penn Manor School District assists families in need with Thanksgiving and Winter Holiday meals. We would like to make this process more uniform across the district. We will be collecting the food listed below between October 29th and Friday, November 9th. If you have a child in one of these grades, please consider donating to help our community.
Kindergarten-boxed mashed potatoes
1st grade-boxed stuffing
2nd grade-canned corn
3rd grade-canned green beans
4th grade-canned sweet potatoes
5th grade-canned cranberry sauce
6th grade-canned gravy (no glass)
7th and 8th-Cornbread or Muffin mix (water-based)
If your family is able and willing to provide more than is listed above and would like to make a monetary donation, please send the amount you choose by check to your child’s school secretary by November 9th. Make your check payable to Penn Manor Family Fund and on the memo line write “Holiday Food Basket.”
There are some wonderful services available to our community members. Please click on the links below to learn more!
The LOFT in Millersville: The Loft 18/19
Reduced Internet Access: Low-Cost Internet via Comcast
CHIP Insurance: Chip Insurance 18/19
Adaptive Swimming Lessons: L-S Adaptive Swim Lessons
COBYS Family Nurturing Program: 2018 Family Nurturing Flyer
COBYS Seeking Safety Program: Seeking Safety Flyer
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Days C and D
717-872-9535, ext. 3503
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717-284-4128, ext. 3405
The Penn Manor School District is offering families an opportunity to participate in the PowerPacks food program. The PowerPacks Project is designed to help families stretch their grocery money, prepare low-cost meals for their families over the weekend, and have their children fed well and ready to learn and thrive for the rest of the week.
Participation in PowerPacks is based on income and family size, as well as the family’s ability to pick up food at designated locations each Thursday, beginning September 27th.
Enrollment is on an ongoing basis throughout the year as availability allows.
If you are interested in receiving an application for the PowerPacks Project, please contact me via email at email@example.com or via phone at 717-872-9535, ext. 3503 (Conestoga) or 717-284-4128, ext. 3405 (Martic).
Martic Elementary School has partnered with the Solanco Food Bank to provide weekend meals for students who may need the support. We understand that times can be difficult in this economy and the cost of food can be overwhelming, so the Food Bank is offering a weekend food bag, per elementary student in need, each weekend throughout the school year.
The food will be delivered to school each Friday (or the last day of the week if we have vacation days), and it will be given to students in large, brown paper bags before going home. The Food Bank will try to offer a variety of pre-packaged foods each week.
To be eligible for this food assistance program, your child must qualify as FREE for the school district’s breakfast/lunch program. For more information on this program, please contact me via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 717-284-4128, ext. 3405.