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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 supports all philanthropic 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 and volunteers throughout our service area and welcomes opportunities to speak to individuals and groups about supporting our mission.

Kimberly Alvarez
Director of Development
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Kim directs the SpiriTrust Lutheran fundraising programs. As a philanthropy officer, she has a special focus on supporting donors in York County.  She welcomes opportunities to share our funding priorities and to explore how they connect to supporters’ philanthropic goals.


Theresa DiLoreto, CFRE
Assistant Director of Development
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As a philanthropy officer, Theresa has a special focus on supporting donors in Adams and Franklin counties.  She welcomes opportunities to share our funding priorities and explore how they connect to supporters’ philanthropic goals


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 fundraising program, 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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Share your time, talents and skills through:

  • Activities & Special Events
  • Friendly Visits
  • Music or Entertainment
  • Customer Service
  • Life Services Support
Life Plan Communities Volunteer Services Coordinators
Kimberly Bassler | Adams County
The Village at Gettysburg
Stephen Ministry | Touch-a-Life

717.334.6204, ext. 20308
[email protected]
Linda Beaver | Franklin/Fulton Counties
The Village at Luther Ridge
Stephen Ministry | Touch-a-Life

[email protected]
Teresa Stickles | Hanover Area
The Village at Utz Terrace | Touch-a-Life

[email protected]
Melissa Wieters | Shrewsbury Area
The Village at Shrewsbury | Touch-a-Life

[email protected]
Patty Ford | York County
The Village at Kelly Drive

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Danita Hanna | York County
Stephen Ministry | Touch-a-Life
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Cindy Matthew | York County
The Village at Sprenkle Drive
717.793.4190, ext. 20596
[email protected]
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 Office of Philanthropy 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 Office of Philanthropy and prepares gift acknowledgement letters. She also ensures database integrity through quality control and generates reports required to support the philanthropy team’s goals.


Tiffany Glatfelter
Administrative Assistant
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When calling the Office of Philanthropy you are likely to be greeted by Tiffany’s warm and friendly voice. She processes event registrations, assists with gift processing and provides general administrative support to the entire Philanthropy team.

Board of Trustees

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

Laura Bankos


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

Alison Delmonte

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

Patricia (Pat) Furry

Jean LeGros

Erma Rech


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

Robert L. Rundle
President/CEO, ex officio

Brian D. Selby
Principal /Counsel Trust Company

Thomas M. Shorb

Contact Us

For more information, please contact the SpiriTrust Lutheran® Office of Philanthropy:

SpiriTrust Lutheran® Office of Philanthropy
1050 Pennsylvania Avenue
York, PA 17404
717.854.4425 | 888.404.3500
[email protected]

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