FNCB Bank Donates $25,000 to NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania

FNCB Bank, locally based for over 114 years, recently donated $25,000 through the PA Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) Special Program Priorities initiative, to NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania for their Beautiful Blocks Program.

The Beautiful Blocks program provides matching grants of up to $1,000 per property to groups of five or more residents in participating communities to help them make exterior improvements to their homes. Grants are awarded annually through a competitive application process.

The support of NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania is part of FNCB’s larger Community Caring initiative. As a true, local community bank, FNCB is making a difference through volunteerism, donations, and outreach programs.

FNCB Bank Supports Veterans Treatment Court

FNCB Bank, locally based for over 100 years, recently donated $15,000 through the Pennsylvania Neighborhood Assistance Project Tax Credit Program, to the Treatment Court Advocacy Center of Lackawanna County to help local veterans in the rehabilitative program.

The 18-month rehabilitative program addresses root behavioral problems that often afflict veterans, such as mental health and addiction concerns. The Lackawanna Veterans Treatment Court was the first of its kind in Pennsylvania when started in 2009 by Judge Michael Barrasse, who continues to oversee it.

FNCB Bank’s donation will be used for essentials like clothing, rent, transportation, medical care, job counseling, therapy, and support for participating veterans and family members. Since 2014, FNCB Bank has donated $100,000 to the treatment court.

The support of the Lackawanna County Veterans Treatment Court is part of FNCB’s larger Community Caring initiative. As a true, local community bank, FNCB is making a difference through volunteerism, donations, and outreach programs.

FNCB Bank Awards Coffee Shop Foundation Grant

FNCB Bank, locally based since 1910, has awarded Coffee Inclusive a $10,000 foundation grant to support the Inclusive Transitional Employment Program (ITEP) and the launch of a bakery operation at their coffee shop located at 350 Kennedy Boulevard, Pittston.

ITEP is offered to youth ages 14-22 who have a diagnosis of autism, or intellectual or developmental disabilities. The program provides training in culinary arts and food service. This real-life experience in working at pace and with the public creates an environment where students learn skills on how to work in community businesses.

Working with the public also provides socialization with the broader community, encouraging friendships, social development, and community inclusion opportunities for students with disabilities to prepare them for post-high school employment and community living.

The donation to Coffee Inclusive is part of FNCB’s Community Caring initiative. As a local community bank, FNCB makes a difference through volunteerism, donations, and outreach programs.

FNCB Bank Donates $15,000 to the Agency for Community Empowerment of NEPA

FNCB Bank, locally based since 1910, today announced a $15,000 Neighborhood Assistance Program/Special Program Priorities (NAP-SPP) donation to the Agency for Community EmPOWERment of NEPA in support of their effort to provide our community with quality, affordable housing.

The Agency for Community Empowerment of NEPA, through its housing affiliate, the Scranton Lackawanna Resources Development Corporation, is poised to address this need through the construction and management of an 8-unit veterans’ apartment complex in Scranton. Two units will be fully handicapped accessible & rent will follow HUD guidelines for low-income housing.

FNCB Bank has committed NAP-SPP contributions to seven different community projects in Northeastern Pennsylvania totaling $125,000 in 2024. As a true, local community bank, FNCB is making a difference through volunteerism, donations, and outreach programs.

FNCB Bank Donates $15,000 to the Greater Wyoming Valley Area YMCA

FNCB Bank, locally based since 1910, today announced grants totaling $15,000 through the Pennsylvania Neighborhood Assistance (NAP-SPP) and EITC programs to the Greater Wyoming Valley Area YMCA to be used for childcare and other services in the community.

Including the Greater Wyoming Valley Area YMCA donation, FNCB Bank has made NAP-SPP commitments to seven different community projects in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

The support of the Greater Wyoming Valley Area YMCA is part of FNCB’s larger Community Caring initiative. As a true, local community bank, FNCB Bank is making a difference through volunteerism, donations, and outreach programs.

FNCB Bank Pledges $2,500 to United Way of Wyoming Valley

FNCB Bank, locally based since 1910, has announced a $2,500 donation to United Way of Wyoming Valley.

For over 100 years, the United Way of Wyoming Valley has been helping children and families in the Wyoming Valley. FNCB Bank’s donation will touch the lives of many individuals and families in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

The support of United Way is part of FNCB’s larger Community Caring initiative. As a true, local community bank, FNCB Bank is making a difference through volunteerism, donations and outreach programs.

The Keystone Mission Receives Donation from FNCB Bank

The Keystone Mission, the Wilkes-Barre Innovation Center for Homeless & Poverty, received a $5,000 grant from the FNCB Bank, through the FNCB Bank Charitable Foundation. This donation is part of their larger Community Caring initiative. Through community partnerships, Keystone is filling the immediate and long-term needs of those facing homelessness in the Wilkes-Barre area. The facility provides meals, showers, emergency provisions, and daily programming and doubles as the Emergency Shelter – Code Blue during winter. “Since the opening, we have seen a steady increase in the number of guests who come through our doors daily,” says Danielle O. Keith-Alexandre, CEO & Executive Director.

FNCB Bank Donates to Keystone Mission

FNCB Bank, through the FNCB Bank Charitable Foundation, today announced a $5,000 donation to Keystone Mission in support of their new Wilkes-Barre Innovation Center.

The Wilkes-Barre Innovation Center, opened on October 23, 2023, acts as an educational and hands-on facility for both men and women experiencing homelessness in Northeastern PA. The facility provides a place to receive meals, clothing, showers, and the ability to meet with community service providers.

The Keystone Mission donation is part of FNCB’s larger Community Caring initiative. As a true, local community bank, FNCB is making a difference through volunteerism, donations, and outreach programs.

FNCB Bank Pledges $10,000 to United Way of Lackawanna, Wayne, & Pike Counties

FNCB Bank, locally based since 1910, has announced a $10,000 donation to United Way of Lackawanna, Wayne & Pike Counties.

The United Way advances the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. FNCB Bank’s donation will touch the lives of many individuals and families in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

The support of United Way is part of FNCB’s larger Community Caring initiative. As a true, local community bank, FNCB Bank is making a difference through volunteerism, donations and outreach programs.

FNCB Bank Spreads Holiday Cheer with Toys for Tots Donation Drive

FNCB Bank, locally based since 1910, is pleased to announce they recently held a Toys for Tots drive that brought in hundreds of donated toys for children in Northeast Pennsylvania.

The drive was conducted in all 16 community offices as well as FNCB’s Corporate Centers in Dunmore.

Midge MacArthur, FNCB Bank Dunmore Community Office Manager, spearheaded the project.

“The generosity of our customers and employees is truly incredible,” said MacArthur. “Every year we do this, the number of toys donated increases. It’s because of this generosity, that many kids in NEPA will have a brighter holiday season.”

The support of Toys for Tots is part of FNCB’s larger Community Caring initiative. As a true, local community bank, FNCB Bank is making a difference through volunteerism, donations and outreach programs.