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Our Staff and Volunteers

The staff and volunteers at Solanco Neighborhood Ministries have a primary goal of serving those in need.

We are 100% funded through donations and 100% of donations stay in Southern Lancaster County, PA. Our donations come from churches, individuals, area businesses, and local organizations, and all financial donations to Solanco Neighborhood Ministries are tax deductible.

Contact Us

For general questions, call 717-786-4308 or email office@SNMinistries.org

To reach the director, call 717-786-4308 or email Teresa Dolan

Meet the Staff

Teresa Dolan
Teresa DolanExecutive Director
Teresa is the Executive Director of S.N.M. and oversees the day-to-day operations of the ministry. She meets with families, learns about their circumstances and goals, and tries to determine how best to help them. She also works with other organizations to learn about available resources to meet the needs in the community. This includes trying to bring programs and services that are usually offered in Lancaster City, to the Solanco area.

Favorite quote: “To give less than your best is to sacrifice the gift” Steve Prefontaine

Hannah Linde
Hannah LindeCommunity Support Specialist
Hannah is the newest member of our S.N.M. family. She meets one-on-one with individuals who need assistance and is also responsible for starting and overseeing a transitional housing program. She works closely with families to ensure they have the support they need to become self-sufficient and follows up with them once they complete the program, offering guidance as needed.

Favorite quote: “Wherever you are, be all there” Jim Elliot

Jean Hopkins
Jean HopkinsFood Bank Coordinator
Jean is our food bank coordinator. She orders necessary items, helps arrange deliveries, assists at food drives, and works to make sure the food bank is clean and organized. She also trains volunteers and works with individuals who need community service.

Favorite quote: “Every day is a gift from God” Joyce Meyer

Louella Johnson
Louella JohnsonOffice Coordinator
Louella coordinates all of the volunteers who work in the front office. She sets the monthly schedule and trains new volunteers so they feel comfortable becoming a regular volunteer or a substitute. Louella also compiles our food bank data and works with area churches, providing them with needed food items that will be inserted into church bulletins.

Favorite quote: “Humility is not thinking less of yourself; it’s thinking of yourself less” Frederick Warren

Dwylin Armstrong
Dwylin ArmstrongSWEEP Coordinator
Dwylin heads up our student weekend eating program (SWEEP). She plans different menus each week so children receive a variety of foods. Each week, students receive two breakfast, lunch, and dinners items, as well as snacks items and a drink.

Favorite quote: ”Is it summer yet :)”