Forever Lebanon Valley

United Way Celebrates 70 Years As It Works Toward Fundraising Goal

Julia Krall, United Way of Lebanon County Executive Director, discusses the 2021-22 Annual Campaign.
Alyssa Trentzsch (left) and Flame Vo (right), United Way of Lebanon County staff members.
Scenes from a United Way video montage shown at the Allen Theater, June 13, 2022.
Scenes from a United Way video montage shown at the Allen Theater, June 13, 2022.
Scenes from a United Way video montage shown at the Allen Theater, June 13, 2022.

With a video collage of pictures highlighting their seven decades of service to the community, the United Way of Lebanon County held a meet & greet with many of their Community Impact Partners on June 13th, 2022 at the Allen Theater in Annville.

United way executive director Julia Krall said it was a milestone deserving of celebration:

But given the past few years and the numerous crises that people have had to confront, Krall said the need to assist our community members has become even greater.

She said those who were already confronting challenges before the pandemic have been stretched even farther, while the pandemic brought about the need for others to connect with social services for the first time, ever.

Krall said in order to help, the United Way concentrates its efforts in three primary areas:

To that end, Krall said June 30th will mark the end of their current fundraising campaign.

With its one million dollar goal, the United Way currently stands at $980,000 pledged. They’re hoping to make a concerted push during these final weeks of June to hit their goal.

If you’d like to help, log onto unitedwaylebco.org to make a donation.