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


Hanley receives Senate proclamation

January 6, 2015

United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC)’s Chief Executive Officer, Michael Hanley, was recently recognized by the Pennsylvania State Senate for his 25 years of service to the agency and local community. The proclamation was sponsored by Senator John Blake and was presented to Mr. Hanley at a recent UNC Board of Directors... READ MORE


Thanksgiving Feed a Friend helps put a holiday meal on the table

December 16, 2014

United Neighborhood Centers’ 35th Annual Thanksgiving Feed-a-Friend Food Basket Program served 1500 families this year, distributing a holiday meal full of all the trimmings for those most in need this past holiday. About 200 volunteers came together at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Scranton on November 25 and helped to unpack, stuff, hand out and, in some cases, even deliver food baskets... READ MORE