The Legend Continues Program
Legend has it that in the 13th Century, in the area of Yorkshire England, Robin of Loxley, better known as Robin Hood, made a name for himself by lightening the purses of the wealthy to benefit the needy.
Today, the legend continues. We’ll provide you with a legendary meal before we lighten your purse and invite you to participate in selecting a worthy organization. Loxley’s will donate 5% of your food bill to the featured organization you choose. Being part of a legend has never been so easy or so much fun.
We encourage charities and organizations to participate in this program by becoming one of our featured charities. Click here to apply.
This Month's Charities
Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk for a Cure
Since its inception in 1982, Susan G. Komen for the Cure® has invested over $1.9 billion to the breast cancer movement, making it the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to fighting breast cancer. Activists and breast cancer survivors are working together to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. “That’s What Friends Are For” is a local, 20 member team that is raising money for their members to be able to walk in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure®. Each member must raise $2,300 that is directly donated to the cause. The group was established to help those who may not be able to meet this goal on their own. This team is pioneered by Keith Good, local Architect and Imaginer who made the vision of Loxley’s Restaurant come to life, along with his wife April who is a Breast Cancer survivor.
York Revolution Community Fund
In York County, businesses are stepping up to the plate to show they care about their community. Case in point: The York Revolution has created a charitable endowment at York County Community Foundation that will help the organization meet its philanthropic goals over the long-term.
“It sets a great example and makes a strong impact when an organization as important to our county as the Revolution works with the Community Foundation to meet our county’s pressing needs, now and in perpetuity,” said Bill Hartman, president and CEO of York County Community Foundation.
Eric Menzer, president and general manager of the York Revolution, stressed that even though the Revolution is a young business, the organization plans to be in York forever. The establishment of this Fund is a symbol of its permanence and the mark it hopes to make in the community.
P.I.N.K. (Power in Knowledge) Partners is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to providing knowledge, information, education, camaraderie and support to women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. It was founded in 2005 by four York County women – all breast cancer survivors. The money that it raises, through walks, other fundraisers and corporate and individual donations, is channeled back into the community in the form of financial assistance (over $14,000 in 2012 and a similar amount in 2013) to help defray the cost of mammograms for under and non-insured women, sunshine bags for newly diagnosed cancer patients, and, for the past five years, $1,000 scholarships to high school students whose lives have been affected by breast cancer. No funds are used to pay salaries and all funds stay in the area.
P.I.N.K is active in the community, participating in First Friday, the Glatfelter Health Fair, Memorial Hospital’s Spirit of Women events and the York Women’s Show. One of P.I.N.K.’s founders, Dr. Lisa Fritz, was named 2011 Caregiver of the Year at the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life and P.I.N.K. was name a Caregiver of the Year in 2010.
P.I.N.K. also provides educational programs to community groups, books to educate women about breast cancer, both in English and Spanish, to women facing treatment, training on breast self-examination, and one-on-one support, as requested, by women undergoing treatment or coping with life after treatment.