Parker Hill Church Donates Backpacks!

August 17, 2017

We are extremely grateful to Parker Hill Church for their recent donation of 190 backpacks!  They are filled with school supplies such as pencils, notebooks, folders and all kinds of educational supplies and goodies for the kids.  We thank you for your generosity!  A big shout out to Ryan...


UNC Hosts Consumer Fraud Presentation

August 10, 2017

 The Active Older Adult Program of UNC will be hosting a presentation on consumer fraud,  “Avoiding Scams and Protecting Yourself against Identity Theft” on Tuesday, August 15th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM.  Katrina Boyer from The PA Department of Banking and Securities, will be presenting.  A Consumer Outreach Liaison...


Farm to Fork Event Deadline

August 9, 2017

UNC invites you to join us at the fabulous Farm to Fork event on Saturday, August 26th at 6:00p.m.  The magical night is held in the idyllic setting of Spring Hills Farm beginning with a reception by the pond house, followed by a delicious dinner prepared by Epicurean Delight and ends...


Governor Wolf visits South Side Scranton

August 8, 2017

Mike Hanley leading a tour of South Side Scranton for Governor Tom Wolf to see UNC's work to redevelop the neighborhood on August 4th.   Governor Wolf commented, "The transformation that is happening in this section of Scranton is wonderful to see and demonstration of what is possible when the...


Angel’s Attic – Back to School

August 6, 2017

  It's back to school time and Angel's Attic located in the Community Services Department, next to the Progressive Center, welcomes your donations.  It is a great time to clean out your closets and drop off your clothing treasures, especially kid's school uniforms. The season will be changing soon - sweaters,...


Generous Donation from Scranton Businesses in Scavenger Hunt

July 28, 2017

The food pantry on Olive Street received a generous $500 donation and food from The Pop Up Studio and Electric City Escape.  Recently, there was a city-wide scavenger hunt with over 150 participants and Michael Muller, Ryan and Amy Hnat donated all of the proceeds they garnered to UNC.   Pictured...


Here’s the scoop!

July 20, 2017

On July 18th, DaVita Dialysis came up to Camp Kelly to treat the children of Project Hope to scoops and scoops of ice cream smothered in chocolate or strawberry sauce and topped with gummy bears, M&M's and chocolate sprinkles!  It was an idea of DaVita Dialysis, as a way to...


Harvest Seasonal Grill at the Farmer’s Market

July 20, 2017

The Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar will host a Healthy Cooking Demonstration Saturday, July 22nd at 11:00 am during the weekly South Side Farmers Market on Alder Street at Cedar Avenue, Scranton.   The Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar is our area’s newest Farm-to-Table restaurant located in Moosic PA....



July 19, 2017

UNC is honored to be a sponsor of this wonderful community event.  It will be an inspiring gospel/jazz outdoor experience on Saturday, July 22 from 12:00 - 9:00 pm.  The sound stage will be on the blocked off Street located at 714 North Washington Avenue between Pine and Gibson Streets...


Volunteers Recognized at UNC’s Active Older Adult Community Centers

May 30, 2017

Volunteers at UNC's four Active Older Adult Community Centers in Carbondale, Jessup, South Scranton, and West Scranton were recognized during National Volunteer Week for the services they provide at the centers throughout the year.  Each volunteer was presented with a certificate of recognition.  Pictured are volunteers from the West Side...