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23 Easy Ways to Impact PA in Your Own Backyard

Whether you’re an avid gardener, a wizard writer, or handy with a dustpan and brush, check out these ways to serve & impact PA!

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On May 18, we’re making the love of Jesus Easy to See and spending at least one hour participating in various service projects across the state of Pennsylvania! Whether you’re an avid gardener, a wizard writer, or handy with a dustpan and brush, we’ve rounded up projects happening all over the state. Find your local region and see which one piques your interest! 

23 Easy Ways to Impact PA in Your Own Backyard 

No matter where you live, we’ve got opportunities for you to serve and make an impact in a community near you. Check out some of these serve projects taking place all over PA! 


Church Online Prayer Zoom Call | Online Come together with the entire online community to lift up the serve opportunities occurring on May 18! 

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Northeastern PA 

Write Cards for Teachers | Bloomsburg Encourage and thank local teachers by writing cards with kind messages.  

More Near Bloomsburg 

Cleanup at Abington Christian Academy | Clarks Summit At this serve project for all ages, you’ll help clean and spruce up the grounds at Abington Christian Academy.   

More Near Clarks Summit 

Sprucing Up Rising Light Ridge | Wilkes-Barre Rising Light Ridge, a ministry of the Tim Tebow Foundation, is creating a community of belonging where individuals of all backgrounds and abilities, and their families, can experience Faith, Hope and Love, surrounded by the beauty of God’s creation. So help a great local non-profit organization by doing landscaping, cleaning out their barn, sweeping, cleaning the horses areas, painting, and so much more. 

More Near Wilkes-Barre 

Blessing Basket Deliveries | Hazleton You’ll carpool to deliver baskets with cards of encouragement, gift cards, and treats to local nonprofits. 

More Near Hazleton 

Tri-Valley Community Cleanup | Hegins In small groups, you’ll collect roadside debris and plant grass and flowers at Tri-Valley High school. 

More Near Hegins 

Visit With Nursing Home Residents | Scranton Spend some time visiting with residents at Mountain View Care Center and helping them sell bird feeders that they made. 

More Near Scranton 

Cleaning at Five Stones Fight Club | Shamokin Help a new local organization get ready to open its doors by cleaning the inside of the fitness center and the exterior grounds of the facility. 

More Near Shamokin 

Southeastern PA 

First Responder Car Wash | Leesport Show up at the church to help show appreciation to local EMS and first responders by washing their cars. Supplies provided! 

More Near Leesport 

Packing Lydia Bags for Prison Inmates | Pottstown Help us pack Lydia Bags – personal hygiene kits – to be distributed to female prison inmates with Liberty Ministries. 

More Near Pottstown 

Spring Cleaning at Take Heart Counseling & Equine Assisted Therapy | Wernersville Take Heart empowers individuals and families to find hope, healing, and wholeness through therapeutic work with horses. Help with some outdoor spring cleaning - weeding, planting, mulching, painting, mucking out run-in sheds in horse fields. 

More Near Wernersville 

South Central PA 

Clean-up at Ephrata High School | Ephrata Serve the local school district of Ephrata by cleaning up and helping out with small projects.  

More Near Ephrata 

Free Car Wash | Hanover Help us clean, rinse, and dry cars in LCBC Hanover’s parking lot, free to local residents or anyone passing through! 

More Near Hanover 

Card Decorating | Harrisburg Help decorate cards that will be used by The Salvation Army in their blessing bags to bring smiles to those living in senior housing and nursing homes. 

More Near Harrisburg 

Stormers Serve (High School Students only)| Lancaster High School Students have the chance to serve at Clipper Magazine Stadium! Greet people with a smile and give away free merchandise as you connect with others in the community of Lancaster.  

More Near Lancaster 

Lebanon City Clean Up | Lebanon Spend an hour cleaning up the streets of Lebanon! You’ll break off into groups to walk around the city and pick up trash.  

More Near Lebanon 

Manheim Central School District Prayer Walk | Manheim Gather together and walk along the school grounds to pray for the students, faculty, staff and families. 

More Near Manheim 

West Shore Community Prayer Walks | Mechanicsburg Pray as a large group for the local community at LCBC West Shore, then split up and head out to various schools, fire stations, police departments, and hospitals on the West Shore to pray for those neighbors and all they do to serve the local community. 

More Near Mechanicsburg 

Millersburg Community Garden Planting | Millersburg Help provide free produce to our community in the Millersburg area by helping to fill plots with soil, remove weeds, and plant produce in the Millersburg Community Garden. 

More Near Millersburg 

Cage Cleaning & Pavillion Assembly | Millersville Deep clean cages for fuzzy critters and help assemble a pavilion for Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation. 

More Near Willow Street 

Planting Flowers in Waynesboro | Waynesboro Help Main Steet Waynesboro as they clean out their old flower pots and plant new ones and water them. 

More Near Waynesboro 

Write Appreciation Letters to Correctional Officers | York Gather the whole family to spread joy to 500 York County Prison Corrections officers by writing heartfelt thank you and appreciation letters. It's a wonderful opportunity to make a positive impact in our community! 

More Near East York & West York 

Where’s my town? 

This is only a small handful of serve opportunities taking place across PA on May 18! Head to to learn more about Impact PA and see our full list of serve opportunities. 


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