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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

To improve quality of life and care of older adults who reside within our long term living facilities as well as within our community. 

What we do

Ombudsman (advocacy), Volunteer Ombudsman, PEER (Pennsylvania Empowered Expert Resident), Guardianship of Person & Estate Services, Volunteer Visitation and Community Services Transportation.

Opportunity Details

Sep 7, 2017 Scranton Health Care Center 2933 McCarthy Street Scranton, PA 18505
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Summer Fun at Scranton Health Care Center

Volunteers needed to provide friendly visitation to the residents at Scranton Health Care Center.  

Assist with various planned games and activities.  Help serve lunch to the residents.  Interact with residents.  No special skilles needed.

Sara Eger, Activitiy Director

Full Day Event 10 am - 2 pm
Volunteer Spots Remaining FULL



Additional Information

Event Hours

10 am - 2 pm

Minimum Age to Participate

You must be age 18 or older to participate.

Details of Provided Meal

Lunch provided

Details of Provided Drinks

Water juice coffee

Driving Directions

From 81 South: Take Davis Street, Exit 182B. Make a right onto Davis Street. Make a right onto McCarthy Street, continue through housing development and Scranton Health Care Center will be on the right.