Neighborhood Center Welcomes Part-Time Development Officer

Posted On On: March 10, 2016 Categories Filed Under: Member News

HARRISBURG (03/4/16) – Neighborhood Center of the United Methodist Church is excited to welcome Lori Hoffnagle as the new Part-Time Development Officer.   Lori brings with her a lot of experience in the non-profit community as an employee and faithful volunteer.  Her past employment includes Girl Scouts in the Heart of PA, United Way of the Capital Region, Junior Achievement of S. Central PA and most recently, Leadership Harrisburg Area.   She serves on the fundraising committee at Mission Central, the golf committee at New Hope Ministries and several leadership positions at her church, First United Methodist Church, Mechanicsburg.   She will be responsible for identification of funding sources, grant writing, identification and cultivation of donors and solicitation of gifts.  In addition, she will promote the Center to its constituencies and stakeholders.  This includes preparing press releases, developing content for newsletters, the Center’s website and Facebook page, and meeting with various donors, sponsors, collaborators and potential supporters.

Lori Hoffnagle

Lori Hoffnagle

Lori is excited to embark on this journey and looks forward to using her gifts and talents to serve Neighborhood Center and the surrounding community.  Please join us in welcoming her to our family.

Neighborhood Center of the United Methodist Church is a faith-based nonprofit that has served a multi-ethnic uptown neighborhood, as well as the total Harrisburg community, since 1910 with educational, cultural, social service, basic needs, leadership, and recreational programs for children and their families. It is our vision that each individual becomes a contributing member of their community and each community plays a part in building a better city.

The Neighborhood Center is located at, 1801 N. Third Street, Harrisburg.  For more information, call the Center at 717-233-6541, email at or visit the website at

Editor’s Note:  photo enclosed.

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