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UNC distributes gifts to nearly 1,000 children

December 22, 2018

Thanks to our community's generosity and donations, we were able to ensure that nearly 1,000 children have gifts to open over the holidays through our annual Holiday Toy Store giveaway. We couldn't do what we do without your support! ...

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UNC hosts 10th Annual Here We Come a Caroling

December 14, 2018

On Thursday, Dec. 13, United Neighborhood Centers (UNC) hosted its 10th Annual Here We Come a Caroling at the New Life Assembly of God in South Scranton. The event highlighted the ethnic traditions of residents of the Scranton area. Families were invited to come before the performance to create holiday crafts...

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UNC distributes Thanksgiving dinners to families in need

November 21, 2018

UNC once again provided Lackawanna County families in need with all the trimmings for a traditional Thanksgiving meal.  UNC distributed food baskets to more than 1,300 families between the distributions in Carbondale and Scranton, with the help of dozens of volunteers from local schools and businesses. We are so grateful...

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South Side Neighborhood Block Party Another Success

June 27, 2018

Our Community Education & Revitalization department hosted the second annual South Side Neighborhood Block Party on Saturday, June 23. Despite a rainy start, the block party was still a success! To learn more about it, check out the coverage we got from WNEP about our...

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UNCDC hosts Grand Opening at Lehigh Coal & Navigation

May 24, 2018

On Thursday, May 24 at 11:00am, the United Neighborhood Community Development Corporation (UNCDC) hosted a grand opening celebration at the Lehigh Coal & Navigation Building at One Broadway in Jim Thorpe. UNCDC, a nonprofit housing and economic development subsidiary of United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania and based in Scranton, began...

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