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UNC’s Monday Distributions Provide Seniors with a Meal for Every Day

March 26, 2020

Each Monday United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (UNC) Active Older Adult Centers are distributing seven take-home meals to ensure seniors have a meal for every day of the week while restrictions are in place to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Individuals age 60 and older who live in...

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Angel’s Attic Food Pantry Remains Open

March 26, 2020

United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (UNC) Angel’s Attic is continuing to provide food for individuals and families in need at its Community Services building at 410 Olive Street in Scranton. The food pantry is open Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm. There is a limit of...

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Progressive Child Care Center Open for Essential Workers

March 26, 2020

UNC's Progressive Child Care Center has received a waiver from the state to remain open to care for children whose parents are health care professionals, first responders, or working in other essential roles such as in grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, and trash collection. Parents in these roles in need...

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UNC COVID-19 Contingency Plan

March 17, 2020

Dear Friends, United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic in our region and in the Commonwealth. Our employees have been working with the United Way and City and County government officials to ensure programs and services will continue to provide the most basic needs...

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Seniors Got Talent Postponed

March 16, 2020

In light of ongoing concerns about the spread of Coronavirus/COVID-19, UNC's Seniors Got Talent show scheduled for April 26 will be postponed. The safety of everyone involved in the show as well as our community as a whole is our first priority. We will continue to monitor and follow guidance...

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Building Confident Smiles Program Aims to Help Women Achieve Goals

February 28, 2020

UNC is dedicated to lifting barriers that can stand in the way of achieving self-sufficiency. This past year, UNC joined several community partners, including the Scranton Area Community Foundation, The Institute for Public Policy and Economic Development, and the Scranton Primary Health Care Center, Ed Dulworth Dental Clinic to offer...

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Wegmans Supports Feed A Friend

February 27, 2020

Wegmans recently presented United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania with a check for $17,191. The money was collected during the Feed A Friend campaign at the Scranton/Dickson City store to support efforts to end hunger in Northeastern Pennsylvania. From left: Nicholas Gasper, Wegmans service team leader; Nicole Welsch, Wegmans front...

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Highmark Sponsors UNC

February 18, 2020

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield has committed to United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) as a corporate sponsor for 2020. They recently presented UNC with a $2,500 check to support the agency’s programs and services. From left: Lisa Durkin, UNC president and CEO; Katie Kemmerer, Highmark community affairs regional...

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UNC Welcomes FNCB Bank as Corporate Sponsor

February 7, 2020

United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) recently welcomed FNCB Bank as a 2020 Corporate Sponsor. The bank presented UNC with a $1,000 check to support UNC's efforts to meet the needs of local low-income families, youth, seniors, and new immigrants and empower them to attain self-sufficiency. Pictured, from left: Martin...

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