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Frequent Questions and Answers

We know you might have some questions about what we do and how we achieve our goals. On this page, we hope to answer as many of your questions as possible. If you'd like to know more, please get in touch with us.

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  • What kinds of programs does UNA offer?
    UNA provides a variety of programs for those facing socioeconomic disparities. We also work to bring awareness to the issues facing those in poverty by educating the community on ways they can help.
  • What is UNA?
    UNA is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those in need by providing resources and programs that aim to end poverty and homelessness while meeting the needs of a diverse population. Our mission is to build strong vibrant communities through advocacy, community programs, and education.
  • How does my donation help make an impact on poverty in northeastern Pennsylvania?
    Your donation helps us continue the work we are proud of that allows us to create stronger and more resilient communities. Your generous donation will help fund programs such as Feed Our Future, Basket of Cheer, Warm Hearts, and Welcome Home Housing Program, as well as host community holiday events Together we can make a difference!
  • How does UNA measure success in its mission and vision?
    UNA measures success in its mission and vision by the positive impact our work has on the communities we serve. We strive to make a difference in people's lives and help create vibrant, equitable communities where everyone can thrive. We measure our success through data tracking of the number of individuals served, the quality of services provided, and feedback from our community partners. Additionally, we track outcomes such as increased housing stability, improved food security, and decreased rates of poverty or homelessness. These metrics help us understand how our services are making a difference.
  • What are the core values of UNA?
    Our core values are Respect, Compassion, Integrity and Innovation. These values guide our decisions and help us stay committed to helping those in need.
  • Where is your work focused?
    Our work is focused in northeastern Pennsylvania.
  • Does UNA offer any programs for youth in need?
    Yes! UNA provides programs specifically designed to help young people gain the skills and resources needed to break the cycle of poverty. These programs include job opportunities and mentoring for at-risk youth, as well as educational workshops and more. Please visit our website or contact us directly for more information.
  • How can I access resources provided by UNA?
    UNA provides resources through a variety of methods, including our website, social media platforms, and community partners. Please contact us directly if you have any questions or need any assistance with accessing the resources we provide. We are always here to help!
  • How does UNA fight against food insecurity?
    At UNA, our mission is to help create vibrant communities that are equitable for all residents. We work to ensure that everyone has access to the basic needs of life, such as food and shelter. We partner with local organizations, businesses, and government entities to provide a variety of services that help us reach our goal.
  • Are there any volunteer opportunities available with UNA?
    Yes! We always welcome volunteers to join us in our mission. Please visit the "Get Involved" page to learn more about how you can help. We appreciate all the support we receive from those who share our vision and mission!
  • How can I get involved with the work that UNA does in my community?
    We love to have volunteers join us in our mission and there are many ways you can get involved. Please contact us via our website or social media or visit the "Get Involved" page to learn more about how you can help. We appreciate all the support we receive from those who share our vision and mission!
  • Is there a way to donate directly to support UNA’s efforts and mission statement objectives?
    Yes! We have many opportunities for individuals or organizations to make donations. For more information, please visit the “Get Involved” page. Your support is greatly appreciated and helps us continue to make a difference in our communities.
  • Are there any upcoming events that I can attend to learn more about UNA and their mission?
    Yes! UNA hosts events throughout the year that helps spread our mission and provide resources to those in need. Please visit our social media accounts for information on upcoming events. We look forward to seeing you there!
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