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At UNA, it is our mission to help those in need by providing resources and programs that aim to end poverty and homelessness while meeting the needs of a diverse population. 

UNA works to build strong, vibrant communities by implementing sustainable programs that meet the needs of the communities we serve. 

The vision of the UNA is to develop a community that fully honors the needs of its population.


UNA   envisions  building strong communities through advocacy, community programs, and education. 


UNA   works with community leaders to build bridges to ensure the needs of our residents are at the forefront of our agenda. 


UNA  remains focused on establishing a fair and equitable society for all residents of Northeastern PA. 


We believe when we come together as a community, we build strong lasting relationships that help provide our communities with opportunities that elevate them out of poverty. 

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Denise Acosta (Housing Committee) and Maryann Velez enjoying the day out at the Juneteenth Event 


Our CEO/President/Cofounder Maryann Velez, helping out at the Juneteenth Event 

Our Board of Trustees Chair David Newman enjoying a day out at the Railriders Game 

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