Florence Nightingale Challenge

Florence Nightingale

The Florence Nightingale Challenge is a friendly competition among area businesses to raise financial support for Manna through company fundraisers. In the spirit of Florence Nightingale, a celebrated social reformer, we encourage local companies to host fun, creative fundraisers to help neighbors in need. Whether you raise $10 or $10,000, your service makes a difference in our community. Join the Challenge today!

  • Ask colleagues, employees or customers for fundraiser ideas. Have fun brainstorming!
  • Plan your fundraiser details and mail this completed form to Manna.
  • Our Media Sponsor, The Reporter, will highlight this Challenge with a feature May ad and story. Individual fundraisers will be spotlighted through print and/or online promotion.
  • This Challenge is year-round, from May 15, 2017 – April 30, 2018. Hold your fundraiser anytime during the year!
  • Please let Manna know if you would like a representative to attend your fundraiser. We would welcome the opportunity to lend our support and share our mission with participants.
  • Manna will announce Challenge winners at the closing awards ceremony.

Need a fundraiser idea? We have some to share…

  • Start casual Fridays at the office with $5 per week to participate.
  • Donate 10% of your sales for one day, one month or more.
  • Host a basketball tournament or start a softball league with participation fees supporting Manna.
  • Coordinate an employee pot luck and collect donations.
  • Host a charitable golf outing or fun run.
  • Raffle off an extra personal day, a gift card or fun prize to help Manna.
  • Launch a Facebook campaign and donate $1 for each new “like.”
  • Create an employee or client contest – be creative
  • Don’t have time? Raffle off an extra personal day, a gift card, etc.
  • Manna can customize donation portal just for your company, as another way for your employees to give that will go towards your fundraising activity.

For more information, please review the 2017-2018 Florence Nightingale Challenge materials or contact Paige Harker at paige@mannaonmain.org or 215-855-5454, ext 24. Thank you!


Our deep thanks to our Honorary Challenge Chair,
Rebecca Kreitsek, SVP Human Resources & Contributor Development,
Dorman Products


11th Annual Florence Nightingale Challenge Participants

These local businesses have stepped up to the challenge of helping to end hunger in our community. Please support their events and campaigns. Together, we can feed and care for more neighbors in need!

Upcoming Events (see event details under their name below):

309 Auto Tags
Stop by 309 Auto Tags, 120 Bethlehem Pike Suite 101, Colmar, for all your auto needs and support Manna at the same time! There is a collection can in their office for your spare change!

Advantage Real Estate
Lu Ann Cahn is speaking at Pleasentville United Church of Christ, 3424 Limekiln Pike, Chalfont, on May 8, 2017 at 7pm. This event is sponsored by Advantage Real Estate!

Clean House Recycling, LLC
Donate your old clothing to Clean House Recycling and they will turn that into cash donate to Manna. Be on the lookout for the big green bins to drop your clothes in! 1691 Bethlehem Pike, Hatfield

Dr. Drill Instructor Program
Dr. Drill and his friends are still determining how they will be support Manna this year. Check back for details! 14 Lincoln Avenue, Lansdale.

Frank’s Pizza
Drop by for some yummy food and donate your spare change to Manna – the collection can is on the counter by the register. 802 W Main Street, Lansdale

Friendly Food Mart
Pick up last minute items from Friendly Food Mart and drop some change into the Manna collection can located at the register 801 W Main Street, Lansdale

Golden Scissors
Stop by the Salon at 400 W. Main Street to enter to the win a raffle basket! Tickets are tickets are $3.00 each or 2 for $5.00 or  6 for $10.00.

Green Street Luxuries
Between September 13 and September 30, buy raffle tickets to win 4 GSL gift baskets. The proceeds of the event will go to Manna on Main Street. The winner will be announced on September 30! 308 W Main Street.

Harmony Promotional Solutions
Harmony Promotional Solutions donates to Manna throughout the year to help fulfill our mission of ending hunger in the North Penn region.

High Note Vocals Voice Studio
High Note Vocal will be having another benefit concert for Manna! The date and time is still TBD.

Hollywood Nails and Spa
Head  to Hollywood Nails for a manicure and donate to Manna. Our collection can is by the register at the front door,  809 W Main Street, Lansdale

Lansdale Business Center
Lansdale Business Center, along with Montgomery United Soccer Club, will be holding their Pets R People Too event at The Printshop USA’s open house on September 20, 2017.  Details for the event can be found here! 650 N Cannon Avenue, Lansdale

Lansdale Massage Therapy and Wellness
TBD. 203 N. Broad Street, Lansdale

Milestones In Music
During the holiday season, Milestones in Musics donates gift cards to Manna for our Holiday Gift Card program. Additionally, they donate financially and in-kind throughout the year.  229 South Broad Street, Lansdale

Minuteman Press
Have all your printing done at Minuteman and donate your spare change to Manna. Our collection can can be found on the front counter near the register.  427 W Main Street, Lansdale

Montgomery United Soccer Club
Montgomery United Soccer Club, along with Lansdale Business Center, will be holding their Pets R People Too event at The Printshop USA’s open house on September 20, 2017.  Details for the event can be found here! 650 N Cannon Avenue, Lansdale

Nationwide Insurance Harleysville
Throughout the year, Nationwide holds pretzel sales, food drives and other events to support Manna on Main Street. 355 Maple Avenue, Harleysville

North Penn Art
TBD. 720 S Broad Street, Lansdale

The North Pennsmen Chorus
The North Pennsmen Chorus is teaming up with The Liberty Belles for a benefit concert for Manna! Join them on October 1 for beautiful music and a good cause. Details for the event can be found here! PO Box 1401, Lansdale, PA  19446

North Penn VW Mazda
TBD. 165 Bethlehem Pike, Colmar

North Wales Family Pharmacy
Use North Wales Family Pharmacy for all your prescription needs and donation to Manna at the same time. They’ll treat you like family when you drop by! 107 S Main Street, North Wales

Olce Pizza Grille
Every fall, Olce celebrates their birthday by donating to Manna! 100% of all the days sales on the decided day is donated to Manna. This year’s event date is TBD. 401 Skippack Pike, Cedars

Pedallers Bike Shop
Head into Pedallers Bike Shop for all your biking needs and to donate to Manna. The collection can is right by the register so you can’t miss it! 807 W Main Street, Lansdale

Philly Pretzel Factory
Grab a delicious Philly pretzel and donate to Manna. The collection can is located in between the case of pretzels and the register. 330 W Main Street, Lansdale

PJ Auto Parts
Need to pick up a part for your car? Don’t forget to donate to Manna while you’re paying for your items. The Manna collection can is near the register at PJ’s. 820 W Main Street, Lansdale

Physical Therapy & Wellness Institute
The Physical Therapy & Wellness Institute will be holding dress down days throughout the year to raise money for Manna. Dates are still TBD. 730 S Broad Street, Lansdale

RamsRX Pharmacy
RamsRX Pharmacy, located at 801 W Main Street, Lansdale, has Manna collection can on their counter. When you are in picking up your prescriptions consider making a donation to Manna!

Rebounderz of Lansdale
Rebounderz is holding a Jump-a-thon for Manna! The event will run from September 2 at 9pm – September 3 at 9am. The goal is to raise $10,000 for Manna! Find out more info here. 616 E Main Street, Lansdale

Rita’s Water Ice
Rita’s Water Ice at 214 N Broad Street in Lansdale, held a fundraiser for Manna on July 25th. 20% of the nights proceeds were donated to us for a total of $100. Thank you to Rita’s Water Ice in Lansdale!

Skippack Stylekrafters
Skippack Stylekrafters are holding a Community Day on September 24, 2017. Learn all the details on their event flyer! P.O. Box 472, Skippack

Swartley Brothers
Swartley Brothers will be supporting Manna through the Florence Nightingale Challenge for the first time this year! Their fundraiser is still TBD. Check back for details! 10 Schoolhouse Rd Ste 1, Souderton.

Swirled Peace
Drop in for coffee or frozen yogurt and donate your leftover change to Manna. The collection can is located near the register in the front of the building. 711 W. Main Street, Lansdale

Total Body Rehab
Dr. Chris Cianci and his colleagues are supporting Manna again this year. During the month of June (and the first week of July), they are donating $1 for every patient copay to Manna. Their patients are so generous that they are matching the donation! You can support Manna and have all your chiropratic needs met at 1101 S Broad Street
Lansdale, PA 19446

Wave Reviews Salon and Spa
Wave Reviews will be having a bake sale for Manna during the Mardi Gras Parade, Date TBD. 425 West Main Street, Lansdale.

West Point Deli Plus
Stop in for a sandwich on your way to work and drop some extra change into the Manna collection can! The can is located by the register for your convenience. 794 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale

Yanni’s Gyro
We’ll see you at Yanni’s for some traditional Greek food! While you’re there, support Manna by dropping your extra change in the collection can by the register!