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NEPA Gives Raises Over $1.2 Million from 6,200 donors in 24 Hours!



A successful 4th Annual NEPA Gives!

Thanks to the generosity of 6,209 donors from Northeastern Pennsylvania and beyond, NEPA Gives raised over $1.2 million for 227 organizations in just 24 hours from June 1-2, 2023!

NEPA Gives, Northeastern Pennsylvania’s largest giving event, raises awareness about the critical work nonprofit organizations carry out across the region and aims to help charitable organizations raise much-needed funds.

In its fourth year, over 227 nonprofit organizations from across eight counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania participated in NEPA Gives 2023.

Over 6,209 donors generously supported NEPA Gives.
227 nonprofit organizations received donations in the 24-hour fundraising event.


View results at nepagives.org

NEPA Gives is hosted by the Scranton Area Community Foundation, in partnership with The Luzerne Foundation, Greater Pike Community Foundation, Wayne County Community Foundation, Carbon County Community Foundation, Posture Interactive, and other community sponsors.

Adding to the excitement, hundreds of thousands of dollars in matching funds, incentives, and prizes were provided by various community partners, businesses, and sponsors making donations to participating nonprofits during NEPA Gives stretch even further.


On Friday evening, June 2, the Scranton Area Community Foundation hosted an in-person NEPA Gives closing celebration at the Hilton Scranton Conference Center to coincide with First Friday Scranton.

The event included live entertainment, music by Black Tie Stereo, giveaways, real-time and live-streamed updates on NEPA Gives with Chris Strub, known nationally as ‘The Giving Day Guy,’ and opportunities for the general public to meet many participating nonprofits.

View results at nepagives.org

This was the fourth year for NEPA Gives. To date, NEPA Gives has raised over $4.1 million for hundreds of local nonprofit organizations in Northeastern Pennsylvania since it began in 2020.

Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Robert Durkin with Scranton Area Community Foundation President and CEO Laura Ducceschi during the NEPA Gives morning live stream.

View results at nepagives.org

Scranton Area Community Foundation President and CEO Laura Ducceschi along with The Luzerne Foundation President and CEO David Pedri joined PA Live on Wednesday, May 31, with host Rachel Malak to discuss all things NEPA Gives!

The Luzerne Foundation President and CEO David Pedri kicks off NEPA Gives 2023 at Rodanos in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, June 1.

Chris Strub, known nationally as ‘The Giving Day Guy’, joins NEPA Gives.

is proudly hosted by:

Thank you to our sponsors!

Association of Fundraising Professionals, NEPA Chapter
Bender Wealth Management
Brucelli Advertising
Condron Sweda Advertising
Constantinos Catering
Express Employment Professionals
Joyce Insurance Group
Kreder Brooks Hailstone LLP
Largos Place
Matt McGloin Fund
McGrail Merkel Quinn & Associates
Nada & Co.
Ostrowski, Beckley & Thorpe, PC
PA Signs/Widmer Signs
QE Manufacturing
Schiffs Marketplace
The Alpert Family
The Dime Bank
The Hudacek Family
Times Shamrock Communications

…and all the generous sponsors. THANK YOU!

Thank you for your support of NEPA Gives!

Learn more at nepagives.org

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