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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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CPC welcomes two to Leadership team

CPC welcomes two to Leadership team

Friday, November 10, 2023

Community Progress Council is pleased to welcome Veronica Adams in the role of Director of Donor Relations & Development, and Dionna Wright in the role of Director of Outcomes & Assessment. Both will serve on Community Progress Council’s Leadership team.

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CPC housing counselors offer help for households in foreclosure

Thursday, June 15, 2023

If you’ve missed a mortgage payment recently, you’re not alone. Community Progress Council Housing counselors worked with 47 York County families in various states of default and delinquency or foreclosure in the first three months of 2023 — a nearly 490% increase over the same period last year.

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$550,000 grant will expand WIC services in York County

WPMT FOX43, May 23, 2023

Hess adds the funds will be used to hire two community outreach navigators, who will ideally be bilingual in either Spanish or Haitian Creole. A portion of the grant is allocated for translating outreach documents into languages prevalent in local communities.

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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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