A community gives back

By on November 7, 2018


Fundraisers in Lititz took place last weekend and continue to be held in the future for the families and victims of the Warwick tragedy which occurred on October 26th.

Below is the most current list of events. If your fundraiser is not shown below, please reach out to us and we’ll do our best to share it on our social media outlets. Every effort has been made to include every event that was known at the time we went to press.


  • Warrior Strong Bowling Fundraiser. To support the family of Rylan Beebe in an effort to raise funds to ease the financial hardship due to long term recovery costs. The event will take place Saturday November 24 at Dutch Lanes in Ephrata. facebook.com/events/2198942303696306/


  • Warwick Strong Fundraiser. The event will take place at 501 Fitness, 33 W. Newport Rd. Lititz on Nov. 25 beginning at 11 a.m. $15 drop in and all proceeds will be donated. facebook.com/events/273516229967076/


  • On Sat. Nov. 17, the Bulls Head Public House, 14 E. Main St. in Lititz will be tapping three very special beers in the ballroom at $10 per 10 ounce pour. All proceeds from these kegs will be given to the families impacted by the Warwick tragedy. facebook.com/events/279019632707793/


  • Second Friday Ballroom Bash Nov. 9 featuring Steel Radiance at the General Sutter Hotel. Wear your “Warwick Strong” t-shirts and come and support the families. The band will be giving all of their tips to the affected families. Doors open at 5p.m. Music will take place from 7 – 10 p.m.


  • Friday Night Fun: Wine, chocolate, and shopping for a good cause. The event will be held Nov. 16 at Wilbur Chocolate, 45 N. Broad St., Lititz from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Proceeds from ticket sales will go towards the Lititz Springs Park and the three Warwick student families impacted by the recent accident. Tickets: facebook.com/events/2193734097528489/


  • On Nov. 2, Matthew 25 Thrift Shop at 48 E. Main St., Lititz, gave their proceeds towards the Warwick students effected by the October 26 tragedy. By the time the day was over, the business had raised $1,200.


  • Evolution Power Yoga will be holding a special vinyasa yoga class to raise proceeds for the families on Sat. Nov. 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This is an all-levels class, no experience needed. $10 donation. RSVP at evolutionpoweryoga.com/lititz-events/?fbclid=IwAR3xA1n88h9HmJraX6dDGR8mazRKvVTS4n9xymSbciFOVCG27Tsk5VTtZnM


  • On Saturday, November 10 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Kissel Hill Fruit Farm, located at 2101 Kissel Hill Rd., will be holding a Chicken BBQ Fundraiser. 100% of the proceeds will be going to the 3 families affected by the traumatic event that happened October 26. Call 717-626-7115 for phone-in orders or visit docs.google.com/forms/d/174Ge-VeNHwmOUjsgPCCvr1CMjC3G_JbhbD8SleVEbBE/viewform?ts=5bde2f01&fbclid=IwAR2bqsu6bP1U0WG9y-jZR_UgghoG1o6-oDWOrQebQBu5pZI8TiNeEqdLfbE&edit_requested=true.000


  • Keller Bros. Family of Dealerships is raising funds to support the families of the tragic accident. 100% of the net proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the Grief Counseling Center at Warwick High School. To order a shirt, visit: customink.com/fundraising/we-are-warwick?ref=copy-link_social_desktop-campaign-page-share-top-v3&utm_campaign=desktop-campaign-page-share-top-v3&utm_content=we-are-warwick&utm_medium=social&utm_source=copy-link&side=front&type=1&zoom=false&fbclid=IwAR0owUqlKh45oZnrFyqGAb_SxmjZcT2XRY6yx0640jtStl4Qb3wXHqstues


  • Lititz United Methodist Church will hold a benefit pancake breakfast and bake sale Nov. 17 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. They will be raising funds to help ease the burden of the families of Jack, Meghan, and Rylan. Visit the event page here: facebook.com/events/2176208982590900/


  • On Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Lititz Isaac’s, 4 Crosswinds Drive, will donate 25% of all in-house, takeout, and online sales towards assisting with the financial burden and help support Rylan Bebee’s family during this difficult time.

    Well over 100 people stood in line during the afternoon of Nov. 1 at Stray Production Services located at Pod 2 of Rock Lititz to purchase Warwick Strong t-shirts. Buttons were also available by donation.


    Kim Rynkle traveled from Camp Hill to purchase a t-shirt and show her support. Rynkle’s future step daugther dated Jack. at Rock Lititz in Lititz, PA on November 1, 2018.


    Nearly 600 t-shirts were sold in approximately 30 minutes.



    All around Lititz, signs, posters, red and black ribbons and balloons could be seen—a tribute to those who have been impacted by the tragedy Oct. 26.


    A Pop-Up Cocoa Bar for Rylan took place on Sunday Nov. 4 at the 170 block of N. Oak St. Organized by Cana Strayer, the event netted $930 in just a matter of hours.

    The biggest surprise of the day was when Rylan Beebe and his mother personally stopped at the stand for some cocoa.

    Last weekend, Jen Wolf Fry (left) and Kara Corradino collected gift cards and cash for Rylan Bebee at several collection points in Lititz. Kim Bravo (right) drove her motorcycle over an hour to Lititz to make a donation to the cause. Over $1,000 was gathered in all.

    Thanks to Vinyl Creations of Lititz, these stickers were distributed free of charge at the Lititz Welcome Center on Monday Nov. 5 at 10 a.m. Call the Lititz Weclome Center for current availability at 717-626-8981.

    Isabella’s Ice Cream Parlor will be offering these 11×17 window signs at $1 each. Pickup is Wed. Nov.7 or Thursday Nov. 8 from 6 p.mm to 8pm. Call the business at 717-627-1668 for more information.

    On Nov 3 and 4, Philly Pretzel Factory of Lititz held a fundraiser with 10% of sales donated to the families effected by the tragedy. There was also a donation bucket available. According to thneir Facebook page, they were able to raise $825.74.

One Comment

  1. Jen Fry

    November 8, 2018 at 7:32 am

    There’s a Car and Truck meet this Sunday in Manheim. Bring the family!

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