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It’s thanks to our many volunteers that we can say, “hope lives here!” By rolling up your sleeves and serving alongside us, we accomplish so much more when it comes to serving those experiencing hunger and homelessness.

Whether you’re looking for an opportunity to volunteer with your youth group, your family, or on your own, there are opportunities for you to give back at LifePath.

For more information on how to volunteer or to set up your group for volunteering, contact our Volunteer Coordinator at hello@lifepathyork.org or 717.845.7662 ext 1403.


Current volunteers can log in here: Current Volunteers Login

If you’re looking to volunteer for the first time, please fill out this application here:

Individual Volunteer Application

Court Ordered Community Service Application

School/Work Community Service Application

Interested in volunteering at the Women and Children’s Shelter? You need clearances!

Here is the link to our clearance PDF and instructions:

Volunteer Background Clearance Form

  • A copy of Background Clearances must be provided by any individual(s) wishing to work with children under the age of eighteen. Pennsylvania clearances are valid for 60 months (5 years).
  • An FBI Clearance must be obtained for any individual who has resided in Pennsylvania for less than ten years, pursuant to ACT 153 of 2014.
  • If you have not lived in the state of Pennsylvania for 10 years or longer, you must get your fingerprinting completed. If you have lived in the state for 10 years or longer, please sign the Volunteer Background Clearance Form and turn that in with your other clearances.

If you have any questions about volunteering with us, please contact us at 717.845.7662 x 1301 or hello@lifepathyork.org.




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    Help Those in Need

    Every day, the services we provide touch the lives of our York County neighbors who are suffering from hunger and homelessness. They are in need of food and safe shelter—as well as the emotional and spiritual support to start them on the path to a new life.

    Other ways to give

    Bless A Guest Program

    $250 provides our guests with the essentials they need to get started in their new home! Your gift will provide much needed items like bedding, tables and chairs, cooking sets, bath towels, and more.


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    Monthly Giving

    Bread & Life Devoted Donors

    Our Bread & Life members are a group of compassionate and committed donors who give monthly to help provide food, shelter, and life-saving programs to York Countians in need.

    When you give to LifePath as a Bread & Life donor, you give hope to those who have nowhere else to go, no one else to welcome them with open arms.

    As a Bread & Life member, your recurring gift transforms lives. The amount you choose to give is completely up to you.

    You can become a Bread & Life Member today by filling out the form below.



    Planned Giving

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    Donating Items

    There are many items that help LifePath Christian Ministries impact the lives of those experiencing homelessness in York County. Our ministry depends on the contributions of our faithful and generous donors like you. We value and appreciate your gifts.

    You can find our most recent wish list here:

    Needs List

    Looking for something more convenient? You can shop through our Amazon Wishlist and it will ship directly to us.  

    Vehicle Donation

    Donate your vehicle to LifePath Christian Ministries. Cars strives to accept all types of vehicles: cars, trucks, trailers, boats, RVs, motorcycles, campers, off-road vehicles, planes, heavy equipment, farm machinery, and most motorized vehicles (working or not). Your donation is tax deductible and will make a difference in the lives of our guests. See the FAQ for additional information on the donation process:  Donate A Car To A Nonprofit or call Cars at 1-855-500-7433. Their hours of operation are Monday – Friday from 5am – 7pm PT, Saturday from 6am – 5pm PT, and Sunday from 8am – 4:30pm PT.

    Additional Information

    What items do you accept?
    We are grateful for all of your donations, but we are state regulated and must adhere to guidelines. We are unable to accept:

      • Homemade foods or food items past their expiration date.
      • Broken, damaged, or incomplete items.
      • Items with stains, tears, odors, or pet dander.
      Where do I drop off donations?

      Donations to the mission from the wish list above can be dropped off at our food pantry at 370 W. Clarke Ave. Donations are accepted:

        • 8:30 to 11 a.m. and 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
        • By appointment on Saturdays

        Please note: If your donation is intended for use in our shelters, do not drop off your gifts at any of our thrift stores. These should go directly to our Food Pantry for the proper distribution.