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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.
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Opportunity Details

Sep 7, 2017 McDade Park-Pavillion 1 Bald Mountain Rd. Scranton, PA 18504
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End of Summer Picnic

Geisinger-Mountain View Care Center is holding an end of the Summer Picnic at McDade Park**

Volunteers needed to provide freindly visitation.

Assist with various activities and games.

Help serving residents lunch.

No special skills required. M

Maximum 10 volunteers.

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

REPORT AT THE PARK PAVILLION TO TRICIA CAPWELL, ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR 

** SHOULD THE PAVILLION AT McDADE PARK NOT BE AVAILABLE, EVENT WILL BE HELD AT GEISINGER-MOUNTAIN VIEW CARE CENTER. 

 

Full Day Event 10 am - 2 pm
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Additional Information

Event Hours

10 am - 2 pm

Minimum Age to Participate

You must be age 18 or older to participate.

Plan B "Inclement Weather" Details

Back up site is Geisinger-Mountain View Care Center. 2309 Stafford Avenue, Scranton, PA 18505

Details of Provided Meal

picnic food

Details of Provided Drinks

Water Coffee Juice

Driving Directions

Scranton Expressway into Scranton. Left onto Lackawanna Avenue, Left at first light onto S. Washington Ave. Right onto Hickory St. which will turn into Broadway St. Left ont 5th Ave. Right onto Luzerne St. which will turn into Dalton St. Left onto S. Keyser Ave. Right onto Ransom Rd. Right to go into McDade Park on Bald Mountain Road