Meals On Wheels in Lancaster PA

"Neighbors Helping Neighbors"

The mission of Ephrata Area Social Services is: to channel resources into a network of support for Neighbors in need of Human Resources.

News and Events

Ephrata Area Social Services came into being on October 4, 1971.
During the year we will shout out, This is our 45th Anniversary.
Watch for it...
Look for us at Hospital Day in the Park, Sat. June 4th, Tom Grater Park.
Also, have you car washed on Sat. Aug. 20th at our 227 N. State St. facility. will donation of food or funds.
Local Lion Clubs have been busy conducting Food Drives for the EASS Food Bank.
Watch for groups collecting food for EASS as you go about your Friday and Saturday
grocery shopping trips.
Holiday Exchange Program

The EASS 2015 Holiday Exchange Program is now complete.  Click here is see how many people we helped in 2015!

 Thanks to all who participated.  This program has been running for 44 years.  Join us in 2016 and see how it feels to help a family at Christmas. 

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Fuel, Energy and Family Assistance 

The 2015 Fund Raising Campaign has brought in $50,000.

Thanks to all who contributed.  You can continue supporting the EASS Mission

by using the MAKE A DONATION here on our web site. 

Free Community Meals

Meals Served Every Thursday
At One Of These Locations:

- Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
- Bethany United Church of Christ
- First United Methodist Church

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Food donations are needed to keep up with demand

we are experiencing from family's in need.

Donations of food can be made Mon. thru Fri, 9:00am to 4:00pm at 227 N. State St.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels

With 2500 meals delivered every month the EASS Meals on Wheels Program provides Ephrata and Cocalico Senior Citizens with an important "stay at home" quality of life resource. Same day, home cooked style, meals are prepare daily at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 167 E. Main St., Ephrata. St. John's UCC, 4th St., Denver, is the Hub where Volunteers come to pick up their daily deliveries for the Cocalico area Meals on Wheels customers. Over 100 Volunteers are responsible for providing this service residents, who by age or circumstance nutritionally challenged.


If you're interested in RECEIVING MEALS


Please call the Ephrata MOW office at: (717) 733-4846 for information regarding
your eligibility to receive meals

Regular Meals Cost: $6.75 a day/$33.75 a week
Hospital Meals Cost: $8.00 a day/$40.00 a week
(Hospital meals must have a physician order the diet-which is done over the phone)

EASS Cooks

If you're interested in VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES


Please call the Ephrata MOW office at
(717) 733-4846 to volunteer:

Volunteer opportunities:

The following volunteer opportunities are currently available: