Originally published on Things To Do Lancaster PA.

DSC_3215Headed by Candy Factory member, Thaddeus Ramirez, My People Our City is a Lancaster-based charity organization committed to the revitalization of the city’s urban core through community-wide projects that inspire, empower and create.In coordination with TNNT Contracting LLC, the organization’s premier giving event was a success. In support of The School Di


“With all of our homeless families in Lancaster, the struggle for warmth is huge. For many, clothing — jackets, coats, outerwear — is the last thing on their minds,” says Jasmyne King-Smith, Coordinator for Parent Involvement at Homeless Student Project.

strict of Lancaster’s Homeless Student Project and the Community Action Program of Lancaster, My People Our City’s community coat drive served area families in need.My People Our City partnered with Who’s Next BarbershopJas It Up Hair StudioUni-Vision Childcare and The Candy Factory during the coat drive. Yorgey’s Fine Dry Cleaning washed the donated coats at a discounted rate.

My People Our City plans to remain involved within the city. To stay up-to-date, please visit them on Facebook.