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ARTS Engage! Grant to Support Illumination Arts Program

June 24, 2019

United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) was awarded a $20,000 ARTS Engage! grant from Lackawanna County’s Office of Arts and Culture. The grant will support our Illumination Youth Arts programming for the 2019/2020 school year.

The county’s Office of Arts and Culture supports activities that are directed...

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UNC Joins Highmark in Walk for a Healthy Community

June 24, 2019

On Saturday, June 15, United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania joined fellow, local health and human service organizations in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community at PNC Field in Moosic. Highmark hosts the walk each year, and participating nonprofits keep 100% of the funds they raise through...

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Opening Day of Summer Market Breaks Record

May 22, 2019

On Saturday, May 18, our South Side Farmers Market had its first day outside since the fall. The weekend weather was just perfect to enjoy the first day outdoors at the market. So many people stopped by to celebrate the market's 10th anniversary that it was a record-breaking...

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UNC accepts sponsorship for Farm to Form from Toyota of Scranton

May 16, 2019

United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) accepted a $1,000 sponsorship for the fifth annual Farm to Fork fundraiser on August 17, which will benefit the agency’s Community Health Department.

Pictured above, from left to right, back row: Howard Sweeney, J.T. Arscott, Corey...

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UNC celebrates volunteers throughout Volunteer Appreciation Month

April 30, 2019

Throughout the month of April, UNC hosted various events to celebrate the volunteers throughout the agency who help keep our programs running. From serving lunch in our active older adult centers to teaching adult literacy and ESL classes to keeping our Angel's Attic Food & Clothing Pantry stocked...

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FNCB Bank makes donation to UNC

April 25, 2019

United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) received a $500 donation from FNCB Bank to benefit the agency’s numerous programs. Pictured above, from left to right: Katie King, Banking Officer, Compensation/Benefits Specialist at FNCB Bank; Lisa Durkin, President & CEO of...

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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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