Daily Operations Team

  • Patty Eastep

    Executive Director

    Patty joined Anchor Lancaster in 2017.  Every weekday, Patty works with the volunteers,

    guest services, social services to provide a safe environment to feed our food insecure guests. 

    Email Patty.

  • Jonah

    Guest Services

    Jonah is the head of Guest Services and owns Clydesdale LLC.

    He provides safety and security to all our guests and volunteers.

    Email Jonah.

  • Sharon Heagy


    Sharon is the backbone of supporting the program with her clerical and organizational skills. 

    Email Sharon.

  • Kate Schell

    Assistant to the Executive Director

    Kate was our summer intern from F&M the summer of 2021.  She has stayed on with us to work Tuesdays and Thursdays during the school year.  She is a wonderful addition to staff.

Board of Directors

The Anchor Lancaster Board of Directors is a hands on working board.   Everyone is willing to dive in and do the hard work, managing all aspects of running a program that feeds over 180 people per day.  Many members of the board have been part of the program since the transition from St. James and the formation of the 501c3.  The board meets every other month at First Church.

  • Joe  DiPaolo

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  • Ray Moye

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  • Laura Meisl

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  • Lora Keepers

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  • Sue Grimm Mattox

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  • Fran Keller

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  • Ken Kmieczak

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  • Laura Medvic

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  • Jim Goudie

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  • Blair Hoey

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Nondiscrimination Statement

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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

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Washington D.C. 20250-9410

2. Fax: (202)690-7442

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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.