Gerrity’s Raises $57,224 for Ukraine

Gerrity’s Supermarkets and Gerrity’s Ace Hardware have raised $57,224.96 for Ukrainian relief.  The money was collected over the last month.  Customers donated $37,224.96 at the checkout and online at  In addition, the family-owned business pledged to contribute $20,000.  Joe Fasula, co-owner of Gerrity’s, presented a check to Saint Vladimir’s Ukrainian Catholic Church.

Saint Vladimir’s will be using the money to aid the victims and refugees of the Russian-Ukrainian war.  “We are humbled by the generosity of our customers, and we are honored to help raise this money for such a worthy cause,” said Joe Fasula.  Gerrity’s will continue collecting money for the next several weeks and donate all funds through Saint Vladimir’s.  Gerrity’s will also be selling medical supplies that have been requested for the victims.  Gerrity’s is the largest family-owned, locally owned supermarket business in Lackawanna, Luzerne, and Northampton Counties. 

The company consists of ten supermarkets, three Ace Hardware stores, and a corporate office.  Gerrity’s is owned by Joyce “Mom” Fasula and her son, Joe, and is part of Shursave Supermarkets. Gerrity’s was founded in 1895 as a small meat market and became a supermarket in 1980. Gerrity’s currently employs over 1300 people. 

Designs by Olivia Grey is Collecting Donations for Ukraine

Designs by Oliva Grey has partnered with St Vladimir Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Scranton to help collect newly requested military and tactical supplies.

Please note, only new or gently used donations/supplies will be accepted at this time. Donations may be dropped off either at our storefront during business hours at 206 Depot St. Clarks Summit, PA, 18411 or St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church at 430 N 7th Ave, Scranton,Pa. 

Join Downtown Business in Support of Ukraine

Calling Scranton businesses to help us decorate the downtown in yellow and blue showing support for the people of the Ukraine.

Utilizing flags, lighting, window painting, posters, and merchandise are a few ways to showcase your support.

Please contact Liz Baldi at if you are interested in participating. Scranton Tomorrow will be putting together a press release and would love to include the location and a photo of your display.

If you are a Scranton business, but not located in the downtown, and are interested in participating, please let us know, all are welcome! Check out how Ufberg & Associates and Nada & Co are showing their support and get inspired!