• Patty Eastep

    Executive Director

    Patty joined Anchor Lancaster in 2017, and she oversees all aspects of the program.  Patty's job is never the same from one day to another!  Her day includes sitting with guests who need someone to talk to, meeting with the many volunteer groups who come to see first hand what Anchor is all about, establishing relationships with other community service providers, pursuing financial opportunities to support the program,  strategic planning for Anchor's future, and- on any given day- throwing in a load of laundry or helping in the kitchen! 


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  • Stan Shenk

    Kitchen Manager

    Stan brings years of food management experience to Anchor Lancaster.  His many responsibilities include meal planning, inventory control, maintaining Safe Serve guidelines, overseeing each day's kitchen crew, overseeing volunteer groups in the kitchen, and -most importantly- providing delicious, interesting, healthy meals for our guests.  

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  • Connor  Doyle

    Case Worker

    Connor works one-on-one with our guests as they navigate the often confusing variety of essential services:  rent & utility assistance, obtaining IDs, finding temporary shelter & permanent housing, gaining access to transportation for employment & daily needs, obtaining rehab & medical care, and searching for employment.


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  • Kelly Gibbel

    Office Assistant

    Kelly supports the Executive Director in daily operations of the organization: overseeing & coordinating volunteers, coordinating community functions, and supporting the staff as they navigate the unexpected happenings of a typical day at Anchor! 


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  • Jonah

    Guest Services

    Jonah & his Clydesdale LLC staff provide a safe, secure space for our guests & volunteers each weekday morning, and work hard to establish respectful relationships with all who come to Anchor Lancaster.

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  • Sharon Heagy


    Sharon provides clerical support to the staff and assists with maintaining Anchor's social media presence.  

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Board of Directors

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  • Sue Grimm Mattox

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  • Blair Hoey

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Racial equity Statement

Anchor Lancaster is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all guests, volunteers, employees, board members,subcontractors, and vendors. Anchor Lancaster welcomes and provides services to all persons. In the provision of services, it does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, disability, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression.

In accordance with the Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture civil rights regulation and policies, the USDA, it Agencies, office and employees, and institution participation in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discrimination based on race, color, nation origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by the USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, ASL, etc) should contact Agency (State or Local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaints of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form. (AD-3027) found online at http;// and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.  To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866)632-9992.  Submit your completed form or letter to the USDA by:

1. Mail:

US Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avune, SW

Washington D.C. 20250-9410

2. Fax: (202)690-7442

3. Email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.