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PPL donates socks and scarves to Angel’s Attic

April 10, 2019

Angel's Attic accepted a generous donation this week from PPL Electric Utilities, collected by their northeast regional employees. They donated 213 pairs of socks and 9 scarves to our clothing pantry. We are very grateful, especially since you can never have too many socks!

The CEO/Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank recently donated new produce shelving to our Angel’s Attic food pantry, as part of its Healthy Pantry Initiative, which allows UNC’s consumers to choose the fresh fruits and vegetables that best suit their family’s needs....

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One Point benefits Angel’s Attic

March 15, 2019

One Point, Inc. recently made a generous donation of $1,200 to our Angel's Attic food and clothing pantry. Pictured are some of the members of One Point's charity committee, One Point of Light, which designated UNC as the beneficiary of funds received from a recent Hewlett Packard...

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UNC accepts corporate sponsorship from Community Bank

March 13, 2019

Many thanks to Community Bank for supporting the good work we do in our community by being a corporate sponsor.

Pictured: Alison Zurawski, Community Relations Manager, Community Bank, N.A.; Lisa Durkin, President & CEO, United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania; and Barbara Maculloch, PA President,...

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Citizens Bank supports UNC’s programming

March 8, 2019

The support of our corporate sponsors allows us to work towards our mission of providing services and creating opportunities that empower individuals and build strong, interdependent communities. Thanks to Citizens Savings Bank for contributing to that mission!

Pictured from left to right: John W. Reuther,...

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Topp Business Solutions becomes corporate sponsor

March 4, 2019

Thank you to Topp Business Solutions for being a 2019 corporate sponsor and supporting the good work we do in the community.

Pictured from left to right: Phil McCarthy, Field Manager for Topp Business Solutions; Lisa Durkin, President & CEO of UNC; and Marty Fotta,...

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Wegmans Donates $15,812 to Feed a Friend

February 28, 2019

Wegmans representatives presented us with a generous donation of $15,812 for our Thanksgiving Feed a Friend program! The Dickson City store location holds a special collection each year during the holiday season to help offset the costs of the dinners we provide to more than 1,200 families with...

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Old Forge Manor Makes a Donation to UNC

February 26, 2019

Old Forge Manor Personal Care Home, a Saber Healthcare Group Facility, made a generous donation to UNC with the proceeds from their Annual Soup Sale. We are so grateful for their support!

Pictured from left to right are: Allie Litchkowski, Community Liasion with Saber Healthcare;...

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PPL donates $50,000 to UNC

February 8, 2019

Through our partnership in the Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP), PPL Electric Utilities donated $50,000 to United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania to support our economic revitalization efforts in South Scranton. We are so grateful for their support of our mission to work together with neighbors to provide services and create...

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Lisa Durkin becomes President/CEO of United Neighborhood Centers

February 1, 2019

The Board of Directors of United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) announced on October 17, 2018 the appointment of Lisa Durkin as the new President/CEO, effective February 1, 2019. Durkin started her career at United Neighborhood Centers 20 years ago as a housing counselor. Since that time she has...

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