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The First Friday in May is NEPA Match Day!

Match Day

For 24 hours on May 4th, JFS and 24 other local nonprofits will work together in support of of NEPA Match Day and the critical work we all do in our community, which makes our region a better place to call home.

For every dollar raised by each of the participating nonprofits, the Scranton Area Community Foundation will match the gifts, dollar for dollar, up to $1,000 for each nonprofit.

For one day only: your $25 gift becomes $50, $100 becomes $200, and $500 becomes $1,000. Every dollar you give in support of NEPA Match Day will double.

Here is the list of 2018’s participating nonprofits:

  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Catherine McAuley Center
  • Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA
  • Countryside Conservancy
  • Dress for Success Lackawanna
  • EOTC
  • Everhart Museum
  • Greater Carbondale YMCA
  • Greater Scranton YMCA
  • Heritage Valley Partners
  • Indraloka Animal Sanctuary
  • Jewish Family Service of NEPA
  • Junior League of Scranton
  • Lacawac Sanctuary and Field Station
  • Lackawanna Pro Bono
  • Leadership Lackawanna
  • Marley’s Mission
  • Maternal and Family Health Services
  • Meals on Wheels of NEPA
  • NEPA Rainbow Alliance
  • Northeast Regional Cancer Institute
  • Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple
  • The Arc of NEPA
  • United Neighborhood Centers
  • Women’s Resource Center

All gifts received by the Scranton Area Community Foundation will be divided evenly the 25 nonprofits. If you are mailing a check to JFS  be sure to note “NEPA Match Day” in the memo section. Gifts received by mail up to a week after May 4th will count toward the NEPA Match Day total.