Support for “NEPA Gives” Is a Boost for Nonprofits in NE Pennsylvania

By Margaret Allen
NEPA Gives, a socially distanced, yet socially driven online fundraising event is once again coming to the aid of local non-profit organizations. Hosted by Greater Pike Community Foundation and other foundation partners in northeast Pennsylvania, NEPA Gives is a 24-hour marathon of giving starting at 12:00am and ending at 11:59pm on June 4th. All nonprofit organizations are encouraged to register now and help spread the word about the event to their supporters. Registration is $25 for eligible nonprofits at, and donations to registered nonprofits will be enhanced with cash and in-kind prizes provided by NEPA Gives sponsors.

Local business sponsors so far include the Pike County Commissioners, the Hotel Fauchère, Zimmerman Ohliger Law Firm, Davis R. Chant Realtors, Save the Bees Sola Boutique, McAteer & Will Estates and The Historic Upper Mill. Board members at Greater Pike are also pitching in with cash prizes. In addition, promotional support and in-kind donations have come from Neversink Media Group and the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau. Other foundation sponsors are Scranton Area Community Foundation, Carbon County Community Foundation, The Luzerne Foundation, Wayne County Community Foundation, and the Northeastern Pennsylvania Nonprofit & Community Assistance Center (NCAC). There will be updates, so register your nonprofit now!