A couple facing eviction contacted Maranatha-Carlisle several years ago for financial assistance. They later celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a cash-advance cruise.

It’s stories like these that keep Maranatha-Carlisle founder Joan Jones volunteering there, and it’s her volunteer hours, 40 to 50 of them each week, that have earned her the Champions for Better Health Heather Schwartz Volunteer of the Year award.

Partnership for Better Health Sixth Annual Match Madness 2021 Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Maddie Seiler is a reporter for The Sentinel and cumberlink.com covers Carlisle and Newville. You can contact her at mseiler@cumberlink.com and follow her on Twitter at: @SeilerMadalyn