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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.

Who we are

Day Nursery Association provides high quality, affordable child care services for families, esp. low income families.  Day Nursery Association was established in 1909 and maintains accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children since 1984 and is a Star 4 with accredition center from the Keystone STARS quality initiative program through the state of Pennsylvania.

What we do

Early Learning Center servicing children 16 months to 12 years of age including a Toddler Classroom, a 3-4 yr old classroom, a Pre-K Classroom, School Age Classroom with afternoon transportation from specific local schools along with an Early Head Start Classroom in conjunction with Scranton Lackawanna Human Development Agency's Head Start Program.

Opportunity Details

Sep 7, 2017 332 Jefferson Ave Scranton, PA 18510
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Mural Painting

Vounteers will be painting an outdoor mural.  Aritist ability is needed for this project.   Full Day Event 9AM-2PM
Volunteer Spots Remaining FULL



Additional Information

Event Hours


Minimum Age to Participate

You must be age 18 or older to participate.

Plan B "Inclement Weather" Details

generalized office work

Details of Provided Meal

Pizza lunch will be served

Details of Provided Drinks

Water, soft drinks

Additional Parking Details

street parking (meters available) located in downtown Scranton