The Ripple Effect

Can any of us really know the full impact of our actions in this life? Can anyone truly measure the value of a gentle word or a kind gesture? Like a pebble dropped in the water, the ripples of our lives will spread far beyond the immediate effect we are able to see. Take for…

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It’s for you and for me

Here at Blessings of Hope our greatest asset is people. We have people that sort and pack food every day, people who receive our sorted shipments into their ministry and people who personally deliver boxes to their own communities. We know these people are giving out blessings, but we also know they are receiving blessings….

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Meet Janet, A Local Food Bank Volunteer

Meet Janet: a kind, dedicated, and cheerful local food bank volunteer who has served at Blessings of Hope for an incredible 6 years now. She was originally introduced to Blessings of Hope by her oldest daughter when she lived within a mile of a previous location. Janet loves connecting with people. Over the past 6…

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Did You Know Companies Can Partner with a Food Distribution Center to Fight Hunger?

Blessings of Hope is a nonprofit food distribution center, or a food bank. Corporations and manufacturers can efficiently donate excess food to accomplish zero food waste, give back to the community, and feed the hungry. We accept product donations as well, including household items, auction items for our annual fundraiser, and supplies for disaster relief…

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Looking Back At 2020 and Our Lancaster Food Bank Goals for 2021

As 2020 comes to a close, most people are probably quite thankful for the fresh start that a new year brings. And while we’re looking ahead and forward to 2021 (more on that later), our Lancaster food bank has a lot to be grateful about. The Lord blessed us in many ways during 2020, despite…

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How Can Your Central PA Business Help Us Feed the Hungry?

Here at Blessings of Hope, we empower individuals to deliver boxes of food to those in need through our unique Hands of Hope program. But, what if you have an entire group of people who want to help us meet our goal of eradicating hunger in Central Pennsylvania and beyond? Both individuals and companies alike…

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Understanding the Root Causes of Hunger

Hunger—it’s something we talk about a lot here at Blessings of Hope. In the past, we’ve covered various topics that focus on what we’re doing to end hunger, the differences in food banks and food pantries, and even how to help out hungry families during a pandemic. But what are the root causes of hunger?…

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How to Decide to Donate Money or Food to Food Banks

As we move closer to the holiday season, many individuals and organizations will ramp up giving campaigns. During this time of year, many people feel more generous and often donate money or food to help the less fortunate in the community. Did you know that food donations are helpful for food banks, but donating money…

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How You Can Help During World Hunger Day

Every year on May 28th, Blessings of Hope—along with many others in the world—takes the time to help bring awareness to World Hunger Day. While we work hard to fight hunger every day, we like to join in the initiative to spread even more awareness wherever we can. Through our local outreach programs, the partnerships we…

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