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GKH Attorneys Rappel for Lancaster Charity

Mel Hess

On October 6, attorneys Mel HessPeter Kraybill and Justin Bollinger rappelled 11 stories down the side of Ruoff Tower in Lancaster to raise funds for SouthEast Lancaster Health Services (SELHS).

Sponsoring the SELHS Over the Edge fundraiser entitled GKH to one rappeller. Attorney Hess accepted the challenge, quickly raising enough money to allow two more rappellers for Team GKH. Attorneys Hess, Kraybill and Bollinger raised a combined total of $5,305.00 in support of a hardworking nonprofit that provides a wide range of health services to 22,000 of our neighbors here in Lancaster every year. Mel Hess was the event’s second highest fundraiser, with his supporters contributing a total of $3,715.00.

Peter Kraybill

“Until a year ago I wasn’t attuned to the scope of services and the numbers of persons SELHS serves,” said Mel. “It is truly remarkable when one considers how little money is provided the Health Center for its services. And in this day and age when due to the political chaos in our nation the right to health services is so uncertain, SELHS’s continuing presence in the Lancaster County community is more important than ever.”

Mel Hess (left) and Justin Bollinger (right)

Friends, co-workers and clients may continue to support MelPeter or Justin by contributing via their fundraising pages by the end of the day on Monday, October 16. Contributions help promote and ensure the continuing health of the greater Lancaster community.

Many thanks to all who contributed, and to those who came out to cheer them on as they made their descent.