ALLARM is a program of Dickinson College that harnesses science education to create decisions makers for water resources in local communities. Students learn environmental, community engagement, science education, and non-profit skills.
The Paxton Creek Watershed and Education Association provides outreach and educational resources on stormwater management, water quality, flood prevention, and responsible watershed stewardship to residents, businesses, civic groups, and municipalities.
The Susquehanna River Trail Association developed a 50-mile long water trail from Sunbury, PA to Middletown, PA. It includes 23 primitive island campsites and promotes the sustainable use of the river and stewardship of the surrounding watersheds.
The Dauphin-Middle Paxton Historical Society was founded in 1996 to collect, preserve, interpret, use, and publish the history of the borough and township for the public benefit. It holds monthly meetings which all are welcome to attend.
The Lancaster LGBTQ+ Coalition provides community engagement, education, and mental and emotional support to the LGBTQIA+ community of Lancaster County. It promotes the rights and needs through social justice work and partnerships with local leaders and organizations.
TransCentralPA is committed to providing advocacy and caring support for transgender individuals, their significant others, families, friends and allies. TransCentralPA also provides gender education and information to businesses, organizations, educational institutions and governmental agencies.
The African-American Chamber of Commerce of Central PA is a membership organization serving businesses, non-profit organizations, individuals, and other agencies committed to supporting the economic empowerment and growth of minority-owned businesses in Central PA.
Founded in November of 2015, the Franklin Together Re-Entry Coalition meets bimonthly to support formerly incarcerated persons and their families and help them become active community members while reducing recidivism.
Begun in 2009 as The Adams County Gleaning Network, in 2013 it became the Gleaning Project. In 2014, the organization expanded to Franklin County. Farmers, backyard gardeners, and volunteers work together to bring fresh produce that would otherwise be wasted to the food insecure.
New Cumberland River Rescue supports all water related emergencies in Cumberland County, Dauphin County and York County and responds to any area in the Commonwealth for any search, rescue or recovery operation if requested.
The Lower Susquehanna Synod of the ELCA welcomes all people, regardless of race, culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic status, and health issues. All who seek the love and grace of God are welcome regardless of circumstances that may divide people. The synod is commited to justice ministries to support traditionally marginalized people and faithfully serve them.
Congregation Sons of Israel was granted a charter for a synagogue in 1919. It is currently the only congregation in Franklin, Fulton, Adams, and southern Cumberland Counties, Pennsylvania. The congregation welcomes Jews of all denominations.
The Distelfink Crafters is a non-profit group dedicated to stenciling and related arts. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in these crafts. They also sponsor an annual juried consignment craft show every November featuring local artists.
The Lebanon Quilters Guild meets monthly in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. The guild fosters creativity and friendship, as well as endeavoring to preserve the history of Lebanon County-made quilts through the Lebanon County Quilt Documentation Project
The Susquehanna Rowing Association offer the general public the opportunity to learn sculling on the lake at Gifford Pinchot State Park in York County. Opportunities exist to row recreationally and competitively in regional regattas.
Formed in 1989, the Central Pennsylvania Rowing Association is non-profit group dedicated to education and providing opportunities for anyone to enjoy the sport of rowing recreationally and competitively. Based out of Shamokin Dam, the club rows the Susquehanna River.
Open to anyone from novices to experts, the Southern Lancaster County Farmer-Sportsmen's Association provides a safe and friendly environment for marksmanship while highlighting stewardship of natural resources.