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Civil legal aid is a powerful tool. Get involved today to help people living in poverty build a foundation of stability so they can create a better future for themselves, their families, and our communities.

We are grateful for the support of our donors, whose generosity and commitment have helped us provide high quality free civil legal services, rebuilt lives and strengthen communities across Central Pennsylvania.

AmazonSmile: Select MidPenn Legal Services as your charitable beneficiary when you shop at AmazonSmile.  For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to MidPenn.

Cy Pres: MidPenn Legal Services welcomes Cy Pres awards to support our advocacy for low-income individuals and survivors of domestic violence.  Cy Pres awards allow unclaimed settlement funds from class-action suits to be distributed to organizations that are most likely to benefit or pursue the interests of the class. 

Please keep MidPenn in mind when directing a Cy Pres award. For further information, please contact Eliz Nestorov, Director of Development, at 717-234-0492, Ext. 2215 or

Donate:  Secure online donations can be made by here.  You can designate that your gift be used to support your favorite MidPenn project or your local MidPenn office.

Planned Giving: Consider making a planned gift to MidPenn Legal Services to continue our mission to provide critical legal services to your most vulnerable neighbors.  Your planned gift of any amount will have a lasting impact and your legacy will further our work towards equal access to justice for all.  

​A planned gift could include a bequest, life insurance gift or retirement plan gift.  For more information on making a planned gift to MidPenn contact Eliz Nestorvo, Director of Development at 717-234-0492, Ext. 2215 or

Workplace Giving Program:

If your company takes part in the United Way program or SECA program, you can designate MidPenn Legal Services to receive a tax-deductible gift through your company’s automatic payroll deduction.

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Featured Program:   The Medical-Legal Partnership of Lancaster County

When you visit a health care clinic, you do not expect to meet a lawyer.  The reality is that many people suffering from chronic illness can find their health improved with the help of a public interest lawyer.  Many elderly, disabled and low-income individuals and families have problems that adversely effect their health, which could be resolved through legal advocacy. The MidPenn Medical-Legal attorney in Lancaster County tackles problems that the health care team could not otherwise easily solve—intervening with landlords to ensure home repairs are made; restoring utility services; securing food stamps, health insurance coverage, and Social Security income for patients whose benefits have been denied or terminated.  

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