Party Gras fundraiser raises over $21,000 in 15th year

February 26, 2015

United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) recently celebrated the 15th year of its annual Mardi Gras fundraiser. However, 2015, brought many new changes to the event, including a name change to “Party Gras”. Over 200 guests and staff celebrated the spirit of New Orleans on February 6 at the Radisoon Lackawanna Station. The event raised over $21,000 for Angel’s... READ MORE

Medical Society hosts coat drive for Angel’s Attic

February 19, 2015

The Lackawanna County Medical Society recently hosted a coat drive to benefit UNC's emergency food and clothing bank, Angel’s Attic. Coats were collected at member physicians’ offices and a cash donation was made from the Wright Center who hosted a “Dress Down Day”. Pictured (from l-r) are Jill Moyle, UNC Community Services Director; Dr. Ariane Conaboy, Dr. Lori Williams, Bhumi Patel,... READ MORE

Christmas Toy Store provides gifts for local families in need

January 30, 2015

United Neighborhood Centers recently held its annual Christmas Toy Store to help families put presents underneath the tree for their children during this past holiday season. UNC staff and board members worked to distribute over 2,000 toys to 592 Lackawanna County families in need thanks to community donations and Toys for... READ MORE