Tabor Receives Bequest

Tabor Community Services, a non-profit provider of housing and financial counseling services to Lancaster County residents, announced that it has received a bequest from the estate of Naomi I. Martin of Lititz who passed away March 6, 2017. Bob Thomas, Tabor’s President, said, “Naomi was a wonderful friend and supporter of Tabor’s work for many years and we are especially grateful for the very generous bequest she planned for us to receive. We will be careful stewards of her gift and use it to establish an endowed fund that will support Tabor’s work in helping Lancaster County residents who struggle with housing and personal financial challenges – work that Naomi valued highly.” Tabor will

Trina's Story

“I was about to be evicted with my three children and was referred to Tabor by United Way. I came to Tabor so that I could become financially self-sufficient … to be able to provide for myself and my children. “At Tabor I learned how to put my family first and budget my money to avoid eviction and stay financially self-sufficient. I worked with my case manager who helped me by being strict with my spending and my budget. My case manager also provided emotional support and great motivation. “I have been through a lot of struggles in my lifetime. I am a single mother raising three children and they give me the faith and motivation to live and fight everyday to know what is important to me. I l

Helping Others Help Themselves

Diahann is a financial counselor in the Ann B. Barshinger Financial Empowerment Center for Lancaster County at Tabor Community Services. But she is so much more than that. After graduating from high school, Diahann attended college for a year and a half before taking time off. She worked full-time in the business world for 14 years and attended night school during the last five years. Because of her enthusiasm for helping people, a professor suggested Diahann would be a good candidate for a human services career. Diahann learned of an opening at Tabor, interviewed and accepted a position working in the Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) program for nine years. During this time she juggled work

Small Steps A Day at a Time

Randi is a senior financial counselor in the Ann B. Barshinger Financial Empowerment Center for Lancaster County (BFEC) at Tabor Community Services. In her 16 years at Tabor, Randi has taken on many roles in assisting clients in organizing and resolving their debt, learning to use a budget, understanding and building their credit, and applying for benefits. Everyone is eligible for the services of the BFEC. While some clients are referred by other programs or services, most are referred by someone who has been helped by Tabor’s programs in the past. The Financial Empowerment Center provides a variety of services that, with the help of certified financial counselors, are designed to equip peo

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Tabor Community Services is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. A copy of the official registration and financial information for Tabor Community Services, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling, toll free within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.


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