United Way of Lackawanna, Wayne, and Pike Counties Receives Donations

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The United Way of Lackawanna, Wayne & Pike is excited to announce a generous donation of $2,500 from RJ Burne Cadillac, Scranton, in support of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. This generous contribution will help provide free books to children, fostering a love of reading and promoting early childhood literacy.

The donation was presented on June 12th, 2024 in RJ Burne Cadillac’s showroom, highlighting the dealership’s commitment to community engagement and support for educational initiatives. The Dolly Parton Imagination Library, a beloved program by many, mails free, high-quality books to children from birth until they begin school, regardless of the family‚Äôs income.

“We are incredibly grateful to RJ Burne Cadillac for their substantial support of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library,” said Gary Drapek, President & CEO of the United Way of Lackawanna, Wayne & Pike. “This donation will have a profound impact on the lives of many children in our community, giving them access to books and the joy of reading from an early age. Investing in early literacy is crucial for the future success of our children, and we are thrilled to have RJ Burne Cadillac as a partner in this important initiative.”

The United Way of Lackawanna, Wayne & Pike remains dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families in the community through education, health, and economic mobility programs. This donation from RJ Burne Cadillac will help further the mission of the United Way and ensure that children have the resources they need to succeed.

For more information about the United Way of Lackawanna, Wayne & Pike and the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, please visit uwlc.net or contact Matt Ceruti, Vice President of Resource Development and Campaign, 570.343.1267 x234 or mceruti@uwlc.net