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You bring LIVE UNITED to life by providing children and teens with opportunities for quality learning and skill development.

Our Focus:

  • School Readiness
  • Academic Achievement
  • Development of New Skills and Knowledge
  • Quality Out-of-School Time

The United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties is committed to ensuring that the children and teens in our community have access to quality education and life-long learning opportunities. Academic achievement is the gateway to future success and is vital to later health and prosperity.

To help support this ultimate success, our work in Education is centered around the core focus areas of school readiness, consistent attendance and summer learning with an emphasis on parental/caregiver engagement, healthy growth and development and improved literacy to increase 3rd grade reading scores.

Contact Lisa Berardelli, Director of Education Programs, for more information.


United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties | 615 Jefferson Avenue | PO Box 526 | Scranton, PA 18501-0526 |br> tel 570.343.1267 | fax 570.969.2977
Wayne County Mailing Address | PO Box 328 | Waymart, PA 18472
2016-18 United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties