Ware Institute for Civic Engagement

Connecting students with opportunities in the community to learn, serve, and work

About the Ware Institute

The Ware Institute's commitment to F&M students is to provide opportunities that will: - challenge your civic imagination - cultivate your desire to meaningfully engage with the community - inspire you to contribute your time and creativity to community solutions - encourage you to embrace your own potential to help shape the collective good.

Get Involved with the Ware Institute

Volunteer Work

Explore ways to give back to and get to know the community.

F&M Works in Lancaster

Contribute to the community and work as a paid intern with a nonprofit organization.


Immerse yourself in the Lancaster community while interning with a nonprofit organization.

Ware Institute Events

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Contact The Ware Institute


Harwood Commons, First Floor

Mailing Address:

Franklin & Marshall College

Ware Institute for Civic Engagement

P.O. Box 3003

Lancaster, PA. 17604-3003

General Emailware@fandm.edu



Lucy Deren, Assistant Director


 (717) 358-6009

Office # 113

Keri Fritsch, Department Coordinator


(717) 358-4080

Office # 114

Jen Nell, Associate Director


(717) 358-4594

Office # 115

Lisa Wolfe, Director


 (717) 358-4592

Office # 117