The Extraordinary Give 2016

by Rebecca Fowler


Lancaster County Community Foundation’s Extraordinary Give, a community celebration of giving, is back on Friday, Nov. 18! Donate online to more than 425 local organizations at and your gift will be stretched with $300,000 in additional funds and prizes.

Feel like celebrating? Check out some of these local Extraordinary Give events!

2016 Extraordinary Give Live Finale: ExtraGive FEST! Join the Lancaster County Community Foundation at the Lancaster Marriott and Lancaster County Convention Center for the Extraordinary Give finale, curated by Atomic Design and Shumaker PDT. Enjoy live music from 10+ local and national bands on two stages, signature cocktails, giving stations, and count down the final hours of the 2016 Extraordinary Give in style! Visit from 5 pm to midnight. Free and open to the public.

Breakfast at The Mix at Arbor Place: Kick off the Extraordinary Give at The Mix and enjoy a pay-what-you-will breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 am.

The Great Giving Gig at Tellus360: Grab a passport and come aboard the S.S. Givemoore. Approximately 2,000 people attend this free event each year. Hosted by: Lancaster City Alliance, Clare House, North Museum of Nature and Science, YWCA of Lancaster, and more. This all-night event beings at 5 pm.

Movers & Shapers Soirée at the PA Guild of Craftsman: Meet with four non-profits from 5 to 8 pm and enjoy a family-friendly evening of craft demonstrations, refreshments, storytime, and a visit from Gen. Edward Hand. Hosted by: Lancaster Public Library, Lancaster Symphony Orchestra, Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen, Rock Ford Plantation.

Film Screening at Love. Give. Live: Meet the filmmakers and see a preview of From Liberty to Captivity, a documentary about the realities of sex trafficking in Pennsylvania. Twenty percent of all sales from 6:30 to 8:30 pm will be donated to the production of the film.

The Extraordinary Give Giving Party at the Ware Center: The Giving Party, hosted by Benchmark Construction and the Ware Center, will feature local wine and brews, small bites, and live music by Music for Everyone. Free and open to the public. Hosted by: The Common Wheel, Aaron’s Acres, Allegro Chamber Orchestra, Friendship Community, Hospice & Community Care, KPETS,, Milagro House, Music For Everyone, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, and more. Visit from 5 to 8 pm.

LEADS at Lancaster Central Market: Meet LEADS outside of Lancaster Central Market from 9 am to 4 pm and check out the new Gator!

Happy Hour with Lancaster Area Habitat for Humanity: Join a drop-in Habi Hour at Bistro Barberet & Bakery from 5 to 7 pm.

A Very Extraordinary Un-Birthday Party at Art of Recycle: Celebrate the grand opening of Art of Recycle’s new location at 27 Cloister Ave. in Ephrata from 9 am to 8 pm. Music, magic, food, games, prizes, and more!

Volunteer at Excentia: Volunteers are needed at Excentia to help with call center fundraising! Enjoy food, prizes, and a day of giving back.

Click here to view a full list of ExtraGive Events!

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