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Be part of this fun, community celebration of giving!

Join one of these public events celebrating the work of our local community benefit sector, or support the Extraordinary Give in your own unique way!

Extraordinary Light Up Lancaster Finale

November 22, 8 PM-Midnight   Where:  Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square
Hosted by the Community Foundation.  Everyone welcome!

Celebrate our community’s generosity with giving kiosks, live music, caricatures, evening snacks, cash bar and the never-before-seen lighting of Lancaster’s tallest building!  Music featuring: the Second Hand Suits & the Maxwell Project.

Your gifts will help to Light Up Lancaster:  witness the never-seen-in-Lancaster lighting of the Griest Building!  Be part of history!

Thank you to our Event Partners!  Atomic Design, Lancaster Marriott & Convention Center, Meteor Tower, Shumaker PDT


Rodgers & Associates Events

Where:  the Manor, 2025 Lititz Pike   Contact: 717-560-3800

7:30-9am –   Lancaster County Council of Churches – breakfast

11am-1pm     United Disability Services – lunch

2pm-4pm     Rodgers & Associates – special event

5pm-7pm     Tabor Community Services – heavy hors d’oeuvres

 Catering for these events at the Manor by Gina D’Ambrosio of Food for Thought catering.


Community Events from midnight to midnight!

Clinic for Special Children, Hospice & Community Care, Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic, and SouthEast Lancaster Health at Isaac’s Famous Grilled Sandwiches

Extraordinary Healthcare

November 21, 5 – 9 PM  Issac’s Extraordinary Give Community Night    Where: Issac’s Famous Grilled Sandwiches (All Lancaster locations).  A kick off Lancaster County Community Foundation’s “Extraordinary Give”, with a special focus on the County’s diverse healthcare providers! 25% of your meal cost will be donated to the one of the above listed charities by Isaac’s.

November 22, 11 AM – 2 PM Issac’s Downtown Day of Giving   Where: Issac’s Famous Grilled Sandwiches, 25 N. Queen St. Lancaster.  Stop by for free health screenings, visit with therapy dogs and Give Extraordinary! Isaac’s will providing a free up of soup to all who make a donation.


Lancaster Science Factory

November 21, 10 PM - 1 AM   Back to the Future  Where: Quips Pub, 457 New Holland Ave, Lancaster.

November 22, 4-6 PM  Happy Hour   Where: Quips Pub, 457 New Holland Ave, Lancaster.

Come out and enjoy science-themed drink specials. There will be laptops set up for everyone to Give Extra!


American Red Cross

Midnight – 2PM  Ready 24 hrs. a day, 356 days a year!  Where:  King Street, Lancaster.

Emergency Response Vehicle handing out donuts and coffee from 12am – 6am.  See what it means to be a disaster action team volunteer on call 24hrs a day– come visit our volunteers who will be serving coffee & donuts

7AM – 2PM   Holiday Cards for Heroes  Where: Penn Square, Fulton Bank quadrant, Lancaster.

Donate unused holiday cards or sign a card to be sent to our military around the world this holiday season.

4-9PM  American Red Cross Open House   Where:  Red Cross Offices, 430 West Orange Street, Lancaster.

Come learn more about the American Red Cross, our services, and tour this historic home, designed by Lancaster architect C. Emlen Urban.

More Info on all events at: www.redcross.org/centralpa


Lititz recCenter

All Day   Dine and Wine Around Town    Where:Local Lititz Restaurants.  Partons can use their smart phones to make an Extraordinary Give donation to the Lititz recCenter.


SouthEast Lancaster Health Services

7-10AM ExtraGive Extravaganza  Where:  Chestnut Hill Cafe, W. Chestnut Street, Lancaster.

Support SouthEast at our ‘donation station’ and enjoy a free cup of coffee!

11AM-2PM  Where:  Isaac’s Downtown, 25 N. Queen St.  Visit us here to donate and enjoy a free cup of soup!


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lancaster County

7:30 – 9 AM  Kegs N Eggs Breakfast   Where: the Federal Taphouse, 201 N. Queen St. Lancaster. Participants will enjoy a breakfast buffet and light morning cocktail.


House of His Creation

8:30AM – 4PM    Donation Station  Where: Danner’s Deli, 53 E. Main St., Lititz.   Enjoy Sandwiches, Hoagies, Wraps and more made with Boar’s Head Meats & cheeses. Stop in for Delicious Desserts, Gourmet Specialty items and Lititz merchandise, too!  Proceeds benefit House of His Creation.


Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley

9 AM-7 PM  Open House  Where: 249 West Main Street, Ephrata.

Come visit the Society campus and there will be volunteers to guide you with online giving on site.

More Information Available at:  www.cocalicovalleyhs.org


Lancaster County Art Association

9AM – Midnight  ”Flash Art”  Artists and Caricaturists at work in Lancaster!

9-10AM  Free Caricatures at Central Market.

10AM – 12Noon  Artists at work on “White as Snow,” LCAA in Strasburg.

12 – 2PM   Caricatures on Penn Square with the Community Foundation.

4-8PM  Pasquale’s Restaurant, Lancaster.  Exhibit, Caricatures and Art Raffle.

8PM – Midnight  Caricatures at the Light Up Lancaster Finale!


Lancaster Education Foundation, Heads Up Lancaster

9AM-10AM  Extragive Open House  Where: Washington Elementary School, 545 S. Ann Street, Lancaster

1:15 PM-2:15 PM  Extragive Open House Where: Wheatland Middle School, 919 Hamilton Park Dr, Lancaster

4:30 PM-5:30 PM  Extragive Open House Where: Fulton Elementary School, 225 W. Orange St, Lancaster

6 PM-9 PM  Extragive Open House Where: J.P. McCaskey High School, 445 N. Reservoir Street, Lancaster

More Information Available at: www.lancasteredfnd.org; Registration required.


Great Giving Gig

9AM – Midnight  All Day Fun  Where: Tellus 360, 24 E. King St. Lancaster.  Get Info Here! 

Live music, Tasty food and beverages, and Fun Theatrics. No better way to donate to your favorite organizations!

Supports: VisionCorps (formerly SABVI), The Humane League of Lancaster, The Mayor’s Office of Special Events (MOOSE), Lancaster City Alliance, PRIMA Theatre, Music For Everyone and Arch Street Center.


Historic Ephrata Cloister

9AM-9PM   Celebration & Dr. Moses Scott   Where: 632 West Main St., Ephrata.

All day celebration with refreshments at the Ephrata Cloister. At 7 pm meet Dr. Moses Scott, the chief Surgeon during the Revolutionary War and take part in our participatory “Faces of the Ephrata Cloister” wall of visitors, donors, and volunteers!


Families United Network

9  – 11 AM   FUN Times: Open House and Children’s Activities    Where: 412 S. Angle St. Mount Joy, PA.  In honor of the Extraordinary Give event and Adoption awareness month, join us for free refreshments and children’s activities, including a bounce house, crafts, face painting and more! (Also on Thursday, Nov. 21  4:30 – 6:30 PM

5PM – Midnight  FUN!   Where: Zuckfoltzfus Brewing Company, 12 S Market Street Mount Joy.  Join Families United Network at Zuckfoltzfus Brewing Company to celebrate Fourth Friday in Mount Joy as well as the Extraordinary Give!


Central Market

10 AM – 2 PM  Giving at Lancaster Central Market  Where: 23 North Market Street, Lancaster.

This year we will have several laptops/iPads available for making donations at Market.  Donations of $50 or more will be recognized with a great Market coffee mug!  In addition, Smart Talk (WITF) will be broadcasting from our mezzanine level on that morning.


Friendship Community

10AM-9PM  Saladworks Donation Station  Where: Saladworks, Rt 501, Lititz.

Saladworks customers will be able to donate online at the Saladworks restaurant. They can either visit the Friendship Community table, or donate in the privacy of their booth by scanning a QR code (links to Extragive.org) provided on a table tent card. Free balloons!

10AM-5PM  Friendship Heart Gallery Donation Station  Where: Friendship Heart Gallery, 118 N. Water St., Lancaster.

Visitors to the Gallery, volunteers, and any family that visits will be able to donate to the Extragive onsite.


Gaudenzia Lancaster

11AM-2PM  ExtraGive Lunch  Where: Ross Buehler Faulk & Company,  1500 Lititz Pike, Lancaster.

Join Gaudenzia, Lancaster & RBF.   Celebrate a day of giving a little extra to your local nonprofits with lunch on Gaudenzia.   Giving kiosks will be available. Food while supplies last!


PA Breast Cancer Coalition

11AM-4PM  Big or Small, Save them All!  Where: SOMA Intimates, Bon-Ton wing, Park City Mall.

Donate during this time and receive a 10% discount to be used at SOMA. http://www.soma.com/store/home.jsp?


United Disability Services

11:30 AM – 1 PM  The Extraordinary Give Luncheon   Where: The Manor,  2025 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601

Please join UDS for a private luncheon at the Manor on November 22 and learn more about how we support people with disabilities in the community.  Seating is extremely limited, so please reserve now by emailing or calling Larry Aubrey larrya@udservices.org or 717-715-8763.


Hope Within Community Health Center & Central Pennsylvania Blood Bank

 3 – 7 PM  Blood Drive   Where: Hope Within Community Health Center, 4748 E Harrisburg Pike, Elizabethtown



 3 – 9PM  Touching Lives / Warming Hearts   Where: Penn Cinema, 541 Airport Rd, Lititz, PA

KPETS therapy dog teams will be on-site at Penn Cinema to provide a taste of pet therapy along with snacks for humans and canines!  More Info:  KPETS on FB


Planned Parenthood Keystone

4 – 6 PM  Happy Hour Giving Lounge    Where: Rachel’s Café and Creperie, 201 W Walnut St, Lancaster

Enjoy crepes and champagne with local supporters at a Happy Hour Giving Lounge!


Aaron’s Acres

4 – 6 PM  Wine and Cheese with Aaron’s Acres    Where: Vanscoy, Maurer & Bash Diamond Jewelers, 830 Plaza Blvd. Lancaster.    Join Aaron’s Acres for an Extraordinary Wine and Cheese Event at Vanscoy, Mauer & Bash Diamond Jewelers.


YWCA of Lancaster

4-8 PM  Extraordinary Give Happy Hour   Where: YWCA, 110 N. Lime, Lancaster.


Montessori Academy of Lancaster

5 – 7 PM   “The Art of Giving”  Where: 2750 Weaver Rd, Lancaster.  The students of Montessori Academy of Lancaster have each created a work of art to share and celebrate “The Art of Giving.”


Benchmark Construction’s Extraordinary Opportunity 

5 – 8 PM    Where:  Benchmark, 4121 Oregon Pike, Lancaster   RSVP: Deb at 626-9559 or dshupp@benchmarkgc.com

Join us at our warehouse to mingle with friends, and enjoy some refreshments and light entertainment after a busy week. Your donation may be selected for one of five Benchmark Golden Tickets that will be awarded that evening!

Help support these organizations! Milagro House, Fulton Theatre, Hospice and Community Care, Lancaster General Health, Music for Everyone, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Brethren Village, Luthercare, Landis Communities, LancasterHistory.org,  St. Anne’s Retirement Community.


MOM’s House

5-8 PM  Ice Cream Social Hour   Where: Splits and Giggles, Lemon Street, Lancaster.

We will have donation stations setup and as a thank you Mom’s House will give a free ice cream cone for every donation made in the store.


Greystone Manor Therapeutic Riding Center

7-9 PM Open House   Where: 1061 Hartman Station Road, Lancaster.

Open House featuring horse demonstrations and discussions, tours of the facility, refreshments, and opportunities to learn more about our mission, our program, our equine partners, volunteering, and supporting GMTRC.


Lancaster Symphony Orchestra

7 PM   ExtraGive Chamber Music Extravaganza  Where:  Saint James Episcopal Church, at Duke and Orange, Lancaster.

Three world class superstars of the chamber music stage–Lancaster Symphony Concertmaster Netanel Draiblate, cellist Sara Male and pianist Xun Pan–will ‘give extraordinary’ with a rousing FREE chamber music concert in the glorious acoustic of Saint James Episcopal Church. Beethoven’s Piano Trio in B-flat major, op. 11 and Dvořák’s Piano Trio No. 4 in E Minor (“Dumky”).


Thank you to our Extraordinary Light Up Lancaster Event Partners!

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