United Way of Greater Hazleton
- Education & Literacy
- Health & Medicine
- Homeless & Housing
- People with Disabilities
LocationUnited Way of Greater Hazleton134 S Wyoming StHazleton, PA 18201 United States
To serve as this community’s primary vehicle for financial support to human service priorities and to serve as the key agency for community education in these services.
TheUnited Wayprocess has not deviated from its original intent. Community members raise the dollars; community volunteers distribute the dollars raised to the agencies that serve the community with vital services, and community volunteers review and account for both the dollars and the services they represent.
The concept of giving throughUnited Wayremains the same as it was more than 100 years ago - to urge everyone to donate at any level to support the needs of their families, friends and neighbors.
TheUnited Wayof Greater Hazleton, Inc. - our communityUnited Way - continues to be the conduit that guarantees 24 - hour service to the community.
The organization was created in 1928, under the leadership of the local Chamber of Commerce.
The present name,United Way of Greater Hazleton, Inc., was adopted in 1975.
Today, the organization has 27 member agencies. They were collectively responsible for answering more than 150,000 instances of need in our community each year.