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Day of Caring 2017

Lend your muscle! Nancy Jackson Memorial Day of Caring

 

Our annual Day of Caring is one great day of giving back!

On Thursday, September 7th you're invited to roll up your sleeves and make a difference by joining hundreds of volunteers throughout Lackawanna and Wayne Counties. Work hands-on to improve lives and create lasting, positive change in our community with United Way’s Nancy Jackson Memorial Day of Caring! This one-day volunteer endeavor has been an annual tradition of caring since 1994 and has grown to be the premiere volunteer effort in our community with the value of completed projects through the years surpassing the $2.5 million mark.

The volunteer projects include landscaping, painting, cleaning, maintenance, beautification, direct client interaction and scores of other critical tasks to benefit the local organizations making a difference in our community everyday.

Pitch in. Give back. Join us.

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Hawley Library Landscaping

September 07 at 10am-3pm
By: Hawley Public Library
Need bushes and tree limbs trimmed, yard clean-up, and mulch raked.
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Progressive Child Care Center

September 07 at 9 AM to 3:00 AM
By: United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania
Volunteers are needed at the Progressive Child Care Center to help with general cleaning, maintenance, washing windows, outdoor weeding, etc.
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Meadow Avenue - Outdoor Work

September 07 at 9am-3pm
By: The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania
Cut down all weeds/brish along fence from ADP van parking to the end; also, entrance/inside of back lot along fence, telephone pole, parking blocks
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Theodore Street - Outdoor Work

September 07 at 9am-3pm
By: The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Paint swing and picnic table, weed out bed by swing under tree; scrape and paint front

Skilled workers needed

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Landscape/Window Washing Abington Senior Center

September 07 at 9am-2pm
By: Telespond Senior Services, Inc.

Clean up the grounds.

Wash exterior and interior windows.

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Landscape/Gardening Telespond

September 07 at 9am - 2pm
By: Telespond Senior Services, Inc.
Landscape Clean-Up   Garden and Grounds
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Bellevue Child Care Center

September 07 at 9:00 to 3:00
By: United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania
The Bellevue Child Care Center is in need of people to do general cleaning and maintenance, washing windows, outdoor weeding, etc. 
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West Side Active Adult Center & Cabrini Apartments

September 07 at 9;00 AM to 2:00 PM
By: United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania
The volunteers will be doing a rotation (between both locations within walking distance of one another) of outside cleanup, landscaping, cleaning storage closets & working directly with the seniors by serving lunch, playing games, etc. with them.
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