During the onging COVID-19 emergency United Way of Wyoming Valley continues to help meet the needs of the most vulnerable members of our community through safety net programs already in place and is working with our partner agencies daily to meet any needs.

United Way of Wyoming Valley is joining with The Luzerne Foundation and members of the philanthropic and business communities across Luzerne County to "Live United" during the COVID-19 emergency. A new fund has been established to help children and families in need, those who have lost their income due to the crisis, and to support non-profits which provide crucial services to our neighbors who are deeply affected right now. For more information or to donate, click here: http://www.luzfdn.org/c…/lc-covid-19-emergency-response-fund


For valuable regional resources during the present emergency visit the COVID-19 Update Site, presented by our regional Chambers of Commerce and Discover NEPA:

https://www.discovernepa.com/featured/coronavirus/

For additional health and safety information visit these sites:

CDC Guidelines for COVID-19

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Updates from Governor Tom Wolf

https://www.governor.pa.gov/

Pennsylvania Department of Health

https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx


How can the Federal CARES act help you or your small business?

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION

United Way of Wyoming Valley is so excited! On Thursday April 2 at 7pm, Dolly Parton, founder of our Imagination Library will start reading children (and the young at heart) a bedtime story!

Click on the video and Dolly will tell you all about it!


Looking for some great reading, math, and other fun materials for your children while they are home from school? United Way of Wyoming Valley has partnered with the Osterhout Free Library to promote a great resource called Tumblebooks. For hours of learning fun, click here: https://osterhout.info/tumblebooks/

Having NON-medical issues about the effects of COVID-19 on our community? If your workplace is closed and your concerned about food for your family, making ends meet or other issues you are facing, just dial the 2-1-1/Helpline, supported by United Way of Wyoming Valley.


Live United IN THE WYOMING VALLEY

A STRONGER COMMUNITY

United Way brings people together from all across the community: government, businesses, faith groups, non-profits, the labor movement, and ordinary citizens to tackle issues mattering most to all of us producing positive and meaningful results.

United Way operates on a system based on the principle that UNITED; we are stronger than we can ever be alone. Our goal is to create long-lasting changes that improve lives, which can only be done by working together.


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FIGHT CHILDHOOD POVERTY

Through its "Poverty to Possibility" movement, the United Way is focused on making lasting change by reducing poverty among children and their families in our community.


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Dolly Parton's Imagination Library until he/she turns five years old as long as you remain a resident of Erie County.

EARLY LITERACY INITIATIVE

Each month a new, carefully selected book will be mailed in your child's name directly to your home. He/she can look forward to new and exciting reading adventures...


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United Way prides itself on bringing together community citizens to work together for change, and we are asking for your support to join the fight against childhood poverty.

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United Way of Wyoming Valley is taking the lead in the fight against poverty by developing strategies to combat the hardest issue plaguing our community and neighbors.


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United Way of Wyoming Valley Board of Directors Approves Community Impact Grant Funding Process.

OUR NEWSROOM

WILKES-BARRE Call it the new way of making an impact.

The United Way of Wyoming Valley Friday announced the awarding of $1.625 million in grants under its new community impact model aimed at reducing childhood poverty and guiding families toward self-sufficiency.


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