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Scranton, PA (August, 2018) – The Scranton Area Community Foundation has awarded a grant of $20,000 to the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties’ and community agencies to bolster education initiatives in Lackawanna County.

The funds are being used as part of the Transforming Children’s Futures (TCF) collaborative which ensures pathways to reading proficiency by the end of 3rd grade for all Lackawanna County students. Specifically, the grant...

NBT Bank recently presented a check for $7,000 to the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties as the presenting sponsors for the United Way’s 24th Annual Nancy Jackson Memorial Day of Caring. Slated for September 6, this annual organized day of service mobilizes hundreds of volunteers into United Way partner agencies and grant recipient organizations to provide much-needed assistance. Since Day of Caring was founded locally by Nancy Jackson in 1994,...