Dianne Kenes

Vice President

Elizabeth Hoover


Our Board

Find your inner power by helping others


Become part of our Board - Open Secretary Position Available September 2015.   Please sign up on the Volunteer Page if you want more information about the role.  Upcoming Class info posted under Classes page


We partner with various organizations: Penn State Extension Office of Cumberland County, Awareness Speedway,  and Carlisle Arts Learning Center for various classes and workshops. Please check back for the most up to date information. 

SLSF is an all volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit working to ensure that all individuals with special needs can continue to receive necessary therapies and support across the home, community and work environments regardless of age, race, religion, gender, disability or sexual orientation

Our Mission

Urgent Projects


Your Time


the community

Bridging the Gap for Individuals with Special Needs in Central PA

Sarah Lynn Strohman Foundation

Check out our elmo program with silver Spring Ambulance

Francine Strohman

Founder & Secretary

Dave Aurand


our programs - learn more 

September Material Drive!  We are seeking donations of materials for our Comfort and Care program.  Volunteers use the material to make blankets for our special needs friends who have been hospitalized and need a little extra comfort while undergoing medical treatment



how to help