Daily Operations Team

  • Patty Eastep

    Executive Director

    Patty joined Anchor Lancaster in 2017.  As the Executive Director Patty works with staff and other social services to provide a welcoming space for our guests.  Additionally, Patty leads marketing and strategic planning for Anchor Lancaster.

    Email Patty.

  • Stan Shenk

    Kitchen Manager

    Stan brings years of food management experience to Anchor Lancaster.  He runs the kitchen, organizes the food and keeps our guest full.

    Email Stan.

  • Connor  Doyle

    Case Worker

    Assists guests with all types of case management to unleash their potential.

    Helps guests navigate a variety of service such as rent, utilites, social services, shelter and housing, transportation and employement.

    Cell - 717-723-8411

    Email Connor.

  • Kelly Gibbel

    Office Assistant

    Kelly supports the Executive Director in daily operations of the organization.

    Cell - 717-925-7511

    Email Kelly.

  • 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.

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.

  • Joe  DiPaolo

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  • Ray Moye

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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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  • Blair Hoey

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  • Jolyn Gibbel

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  • Jerry Murray

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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.