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Get Connected is a United Way searchable database of nonprofit organizations and volunteer opportunities throughout Lancaster.

Volunteer opportunities near Millersville:

Conestoga View Nursing and Rehabilitation located in downtown Lancaster, PA.

The Mix at Arbor Place located in downtown Lancaster, PA. 

Volunteering in the Millersville area means there are no worries about driving, and you can make a difference right here in this community. Meals on Wheels, the Senior Center, and others welcome a limited number of MU student volunteers every year.

For additional volunteer opportunities please contact Volunteer Central at vcentral@millersville.edu  or by calling 717-871-7655.

Remember to report Your Service Hours to Volunteer Central.

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Find Volunteer Central under Organizations.

Select Forms under Volunteer Central and complete the form(s) that apply.

Project Cygnet

Project Cygnet is a program where students from Millersville University are equipped with tools to enhance learning for elementary, middle, and high school students. The program currently operates in the School District of Lancaster. 

Angel Tree

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Angel Tree is a program started in 1970 by Majors Charles and Shirley White of the Salvation Army to provide underprivileged children with gifts for the Holiday season. Contact Volunteer Central to adopt Angel Tree for the holiday season. Requests should be submitted by October to vcentral@millersville.edu or by calling 717-871-7655.

First Book


First Book provides new books to children in need addressing one of the most important factors affecting literacy and access to books. For more information, email Millersville_pa@firstbook.org or vcentral@millersville.edu.