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3rd annual NEPA Gives raises over $1.1 million for 212 local nonprofits in one day
Foundation: Scranton Area Community Foundation, Taylor Foundation, Luzerne Foundation, Wayne County Community Foundation

Promoted as the single largest day of philanthropy in Northeastern Pennsylvania, ... Women in Philanthropy, the NEPA Animal Welfare...more

Community Champion of the Week: NEPA Gives | Times Leader
Foundation: Scranton Area Community Foundation, Luzerne Foundation, Wayne County Community Foundation

Our colleagues at the Scranton Area Community Foundation spearhead this event, and we are grateful for their sacrifice of time,...more

At the Luzerne Foundation's annual meeting honoring Charles M. Barber - Citizens Voice
Foundation: Luzerne Foundation

Since its inception in 1994, the Luzerne Foundation's philanthropic ... responsible philanthropy, and connecting donors to compatible...more

Beyond the Byline: Plant a tree.Make a shade - Pennsylvania News Today
Foundation: Luzerne Foundation

Donated a portion of their wealth to. There were many “roots” in this area. And that's all about building a community. Without that...more

NEPA Gives raises $1.2 million in one day for 218 local nonprofits, surpassing its goal
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains, Scranton Area Community Foundation, Luzerne Foundation, Wayne County Community Foundation

NEPA Gives, which accepted donations online at nepagives.org on Friday, made history as the single largest day of philanthropy in...more

240+ local nonprofits will raise funds during 24-hour NEPA Gives event on June 4
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains, Scranton Area Community Foundation, Luzerne Foundation, Wayne County Community Foundation

The Scranton Area Community Foundation has been working to enhance the quality of life for people across the Northeastern Pennsylvania...more

Luzerne Foundation's YAC awards out grants
Foundation: Luzerne Foundation

The Luzerne Foundation held its eighth annual Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) Awards event virtually on Sunday evening, showcasing the hard...more

The Luzerne Foundation Awards $120000 in grants to area nonprofits
Foundation: Weinberg Foundation, Luzerne Foundation

Early in 2020, The Luzerne Foundation received a grant award from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation. This grant will provide...more

Luzerne Foundation awards $25000 grant to Volunteers in Medicine
Foundation: Luzerne Foundation

Charles Barber, President/CEO of the Luzerne Foundation, speaks during Thursday's virtual meeting of the Millennium Circle Fund which was to...more

Yudichak: Program to aid nursing homes in pandemic successful
Foundation: Luzerne Foundation

... Act funding, and the Luzerne Foundation and Carbon County Community Foundation each contributed $5,000 toward the purchase of...more



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Stemming from a Kickstarter campaign, a recycled water bottle roof would provide shelter for disaster victims in light of the recent devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.




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