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SpiriTrust Lutheran Philanthropy Team


Emily Clarke
Vice President of Philanthropy
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Emily serves on the executive leadership team for SpiriTrust Lutheran® and oversees all SpiriTrust Lutheran® Foundation initiatives. She works to connect donors and volunteers to the agency’s programs with the goal of increasing the impact of philanthropy on every person served by SpiriTrust Lutheran. Emily spends time with donors throughout our service area and welcomes opportunities to speak to individuals and groups about supporting our mission.

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Director of Development
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Kim assists in the overall strategic planning and execution of the Foundation philanthropy program including annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, grants and special events. Kim welcomes the opportunity to develop partnerships with individuals, businesses, organizations, foundations, and congregations, as well as others interested in investing in our services across the entire SpiriTrust Lutheran territory.

Theresa DiLoreto, CFRE
Assistant Director of Development
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Theresa serves as the principle gift officer for Adams and Franklin Counties, working with annual giving, major gifts, planned giving and special events. Theresa welcomes the opportunity to explore partnerships with individuals, businesses, organizations, foundations, and congregations, as well as others interested in investing in our services. She is also the staff liaison for the Hospice Golf Tournament in Chambersburg.

Melissa Fair

Assistant Director of Annual Fund & Special Events
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Melissa directs the strategy and implementation of the Annual Fund. She coordinates direct mail appeals, communication materials and maintains relationships with annual fund donors. She oversees all communication matters for the Foundation as well as special event planning and implementation.



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Sherry Fair

Director of Volunteer Services
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Sherry directs the volunteer services department, including supervising seven volunteer coordinators who manage volunteers in our six retirement communities, the Senior Companion Program, Stephen Ministry and Touch-a-Life.


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Caring for families &
clients by providing
caregivers short-term relief
Hospice Volunteer Coordinators
Missy Gladfelter | York & Adams Counties
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Cathy Sweeney | Lehigh Valley
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Kathryn Yaroschuk | Franklin & Fulton Counties
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Assisting with activities
or being an escort
to appointments
LIFE Blake Bradish
LIFE Director
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Assisting with activities or
being a friendly visitor
Life Plan Communities Volunteer Services Coordinators
Kimberly Bassler | Adams County
717.334.6204, ext. 20308
[email protected]

Linda Beaver | Franklin/Fulton Counties
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Teresa Stickles | Hanover Area
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Melissa Futrell | Shrewsbury Area
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Danita Hanna | York County
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Lessening the burdens
of life with a listening ear
grounded in faith
Providing short-term
support through
transportation or companionship
Sharing time with peers
or assisting with tasks
& you are 55 or older
Senior Companion Lambrini Nauss
Senior Companion Program Director
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Scheduling appointments,
greeting clients
or preparing taxes
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Kenneth Watts
Executive Director of Social & Specialty Services
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Barb Kunkel

Operations Manager
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Barb oversees the business, systems and financial operations for the Foundation and supervises support staff. Along with overseeing all institutional and financial information to support the gift-planning program, she insures compliance with operating standards and procedures. She manages budgeting, financials and database analysis.

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Database Coordinator
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Georgia records all gifts received by the Foundation and prepares gift acknowledgement letters. She also ensures database integrity through quality control and generates reports required to support the SpiriTrust Lutheran Foundation’s goals.

Foundation Trustees

Elizabeth (Liz) Dellinger, Chair
York Traditions Bank, Director of Treasury Management





A. Dwight Utz, Vice Chair
Financial Services President/CEO – Retired





Robert A. Bowen, Treasurer
First Vice President – Investment Officer, Wells Fargo Advisors





Joanne M. Bankos, Secretary
Colleens-Wagner Agency, Inc., President






Alison Delmonte

Rev. Christopher Frye
Pastor, St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church, Chambersburg, PA





Patricia (Pat) Furry





Maria Royce
WellSpan Health, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Market Development





Robert L. Rundle
President/CEO, ex officio





Brian D. Selby
Principal /Counsel Trust Company





Richard D. Smith
Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty, Associate Broker

Contact Us

For more information, please contact the SpiriTrust Lutheran® Foundation:

SpiriTrust Lutheran Foundation
1050 Pennsylvania Avenue
York, PA 17404
717.854.4425 | 888.404.3500
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