• LDHL Offers Interest-Free Loans to Lancaster County Students Pursuing Higher Education

    Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning (LDHL) will again offer interest-free loans to Lancaster County residents who wish to pursue post-secondary education on a full-time basis. Executive Director Christie Livengood has announced that loans will be in the amount of $1,700 for the 2018-2019 school year. “With the amount of debt students are burdened with after graduation continuing to increase, LDHL is proud to be able to offer interest-free loans to…

  • The Student Debt Racket article by Reader’s Digest

    In the summer of 2010, Saul Newton was a 20-year-old rifleman stationed at a U.S. Army outpost in the remote, dangerous Arghandab River valley in Afghanistan. It was a radical change for a kid from suburban Milwaukee, who only months before had been a student at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point. But after two years of tuition hikes, Newton found himself with about $10,000 in federal student loans and the…

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  • Donate through Amazon Smile :)

    Shopping on Amazon? Your purchase can benefit Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning! Go to smile.amazon.com type in Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning as your charity. Purchase your items and a portion will support our organization. This program is in effect all year so keep shopping to support the mission.

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  • Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning taps new director, lays out future plans. Article from Lancaster Online

    After nearly 20 years of sitting at a desk crunching numbers on a computer screen, accountant Christie Livengood was ready for a change. So in 2015, Livengood entered the deep-rooted world of Lancaster County nonprofits. “I just really wanted to find a career that I knew at the end of every day, I could say I made a difference in someone’s life,” she said. Now, almost three years later, the…

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  • FAFSA Article by Ann Carrns

      “More Security for the FAFSA Form” Your Money Adviser by Ann Carrns. Great Information, check it out! Click the Link: FAFSA Student Aid Form Available, Along with I.R.S. Data Tool 

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  • LDHL Donor Interview with Luci Steele

    Luci Steele LDHL’s Amy Heth recently spoke with Luci Steele, a longtime contributor to the program, about why she continues to support the mission. Luci, a retired teacher, believes education is the key to many of our Country’s problems. It is Luci’s hope that by receiving interest-free loans, students will have the ability to focus on getting the most out of their education without stressing about finances. She would also…

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