New This Year: Give Local York!

What is Give Local York?

Save the date for the first-ever 24 hour community-wide celebration of generosity that unites donors, businesses, and organizations in giving back to the community where we live, work and play.

You can support Crispus Attucks on May 4 by from any computer, smartphone, or device.

Countdown to Give Day

Annual Events

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Third Monday in January

Community Center Gymnasium | 605 S. Duke St. 

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday is the only federal holiday observed as a national day of service – a "day on, not a day off." This Day of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a beloved community. The Crispus Attucks Association is proud to participate in this event and provide service opportunities to unite individuals and families in bettering the York community.

The Crispus Attucks Association Day of Service starts with breakfast and a program, and is followed by community service activities. Interested participants can pre-register for the event and chose their desired service activity.

Crispus Attucks Annual Meeting

Third Sunday in March

Community Center Gymnasium | 605 S. Duke St. 

Hosted by the Crispus Attucks Board of Directors, the Annual Meeting highlights our accomplishments over the previous year and recognizes outstanding community members who have been positive hearts of change. Please join us for the celebration!

Reesey Neff and GREAT House residents work together on United Way Day of Action

United Way Day of Action

Held in June

The Day of Action is one of the largest one-day volunteer projects in York County. The event is hosted by the United Way of York County and helps United Way Agencies and volunteers connect and give back. Last year, almost 1,000 volunteers helped with projects and donation drives for one giant day of service for our community. Please contact the United Way of York County at 717-843-0957 for more information.

Cultural Thanksgiving Celebration

Monday before Thanksgiving

Community Center Gymnasium | 605 S. Duke St. 

Each year in November, the Crispus Attucks Rising STARS program hosts a Cultural Thanksgiving Celebration to recognize unsung local heroes and promote cultural and racial diversity. Awardees are nominated by Rising STARs staff and participants for their positive impact in the lives of York youth and their contribution to the success of the Rising STARS after-school program. The celebration takes place in the Community Center gymnasium and includes entertainment, the awards ceremony, and dinner.

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