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NEPA Gives Block Party


Scranton, PA – June 7, 2024

As the sun sets on June 7th, Downtown Scranton will come alive with the vibrant energy of the NEPA Gives Block Party, marking the closing of a 24-hour giving extravaganza dedicated to supporting nonprofit organizations across Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Hosted on the 100 block of Wyoming Avenue, the NEPA Gives Block Party invites all members of the community to join in the festivities. From 5:00 p.m. to 10 p.m., the street will be transformed into a hub of excitement, featuring live entertainment by Daddy-O and the Sax Maniax, renowned for their electrifying performances that keep crowds dancing into the night.

But the Block Party isn’t just about music; it’s a celebration of community spirit and philanthropy. Food trucks will line the streets, offering a tantalizing array of culinary delights to satisfy every palate. From savory classics to sweet treats, there’s something to indulge every craving as attendees mingle and share in the joy of giving back.

For families, there will be games and activities for all ages, ensuring that everyone can partake in the festivities. Whether it’s a friendly game of cornhole or face painting for the kids, there’s no shortage of entertainment to keep the whole family engaged.

Most importantly, the NEPA Gives Block Party provides an opportunity to connect with the heart of NEPA Gives – the nonprofit organizations working tirelessly to make a difference in our communities. Representatives from over 200 participating nonprofits will be on hand to share their missions, stories, and the impact of charitable giving. It’s a chance for attendees to learn firsthand about the vital work being done and how they can continue to support these organizations beyond the event.

As the night unfolds and the music fills the air, the NEPA Gives Block Party serves as a reminder of the power of collective action and generosity. It’s a celebration of what makes Northeastern Pennsylvania truly special – a community that comes together to lift each other up and create positive change.

So mark your calendars, gather your friends and family, and join us at the NEPA Gives Block Party on June 7th. Together, let’s celebrate the spirit of giving and make a lasting impact on the communities we call home.