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Stories of progress are everywhere at Community Progress Council. See what’s new in our programs and services for low-income residents of York County, and celebrate with us on client successes and community impact.

Community Progress Council is happy to provide interviews, photographs, and other information to news outlets upon request. Media inquiries should be sent to Sarah Chain, Director of Marketing and Communications, at schain@yorkcpc.org or (717) 846-4600, ext. 282.

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WIC CIAO grant to support innovative outreach efforts

WIC CIAO grant to support innovative outreach efforts

Monday, May 22, 2023

Community Progress Council has been awarded a $549,999 grant to implement a WIC Community Innovation and Outreach Project (WIC CIAO), which will strengthen WIC in York County by increasing awareness of program services and benefits among eligible families, and connecting those families to comprehensive, integrated services.

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Housing programs recognized by CPBJ Nonprofit Innovation Awards

Central Penn Business Journal, May 18, 2023

Community Progress Council is honored to achieve runner-up status in a highly competitive category for the 2023 Central Penn Business Journal Nonprofit Innovation Awards! Recognition of CPC in the Programs category was awarded based on our innovative approach to housing education and financial counseling, providing a continuum of services that meet families where they are, and connect them with longer-term supports.

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CPC raises $51,730 through Give Local York!

Saturday, May 6, 2023

Thanks to your amazing support of Community Progress Council through Give Local York, we raised $51,730, all of which goes toward our mission to empower people in poverty to make progress toward self-sufficiency. Read stories of impact YOU make possible!

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Training program opens doors for Jen, thanks to PNC

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Jen has always loved working with little kids. But as a mother to five of her own, she needed a career path that offered hours for a good work-life balance. A new training program at CPC provided the perfect fit as Jen pursued her goals to teach in an early childhood education classroom.

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Pre-K for PA partnership benefits young learners

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Thanks to the Pennsylvania Head Start Association and Pre-K for PA, we sent a bus full of 15 energetic Head Start students to the Governor’s Residence for an egg hunt. The kids got to touch live bunnies, hunt for plastic eggs, and enjoy a new adventure.

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Ribbon-cutting celebrates new Red Lion hub

Thursday, March 9, 2023

The York County Economic Alliance, Red Lion Area School District, PA State Rep. Wendy Fink, York County PA Commissioners Hoke and Smith, and CPC team members gathered for a ribbon-cutting celebration of our recently-opened Red Lion hub. Watch the Facebook Live from YCEA!

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Enterprise supports CPC on the ‘ROAD Forward’

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Thank you to Enterprise Holdings, who presented a generous donation of $10,000 to Community Progress Council. This is the third year of a five-year commitment as part of the Enterprise Holdings ROAD Forward initiative, which supports organizations that advance social and racial equity in communities where the company operates. We are proud to be a trusted community partner in meeting the needs of underserved communities, and grateful to Enterprise for their ongoing support!

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