Leadership Lackawanna, a program of The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, selected the Catherine McAuley Center’s proposal to create an Outdoor Learning and Activity Center as its Core Program Project for 2019-2020. The activity center will provide opportunities for our mothers and children to spend time and interact with one another in an environment that is safe and stimulating. This is especially important during the summer months when our children do not have the benefit of structured learning activities provided in school and their families lack the resources to enroll them in camp. Installation of the project was delayed upon COVID-19 social distancing guidelines, but project volunteers and McAuley Center staff came together to finish their plan on Aug. 19, 2020. This video documents that assembly.


The Catherine McAuley Center's Pay-What-You-Can Yard Sale on Saturday, July 11, 2020 was featured on WNEP-TV 16.   


Executive Director Krista Somers and the Catherine McAuley Center were featured in The Scranton Times-Tribune's "In Times of Need" column on Wednesday, July 8, 2020.



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Past Newsletters

August 2020            Autumn Appreciation 
July 2020                 Midsummer Momentum
June 2020                 NEPA Keeps on Giving 
May 2020                 Carrying On during COVID-19
April 2020                How Do You Shelter in Place When You're Homeless?
March 2020              Coping in Uncertain Times
February 2020          Frozen in February
January 2020            Positive Beginning for 2020
December 2019 v.1   Happy New Year!
December 2019 v.2   We're Merry, Thanks to You!
November 2019        Giving Tuesday 
October 2019            Because of You
September 2019        Going Back to School  in Style 
August 2019              Can You Change a Child's Life? 
July 2019                  Changing the Story of Homelessness 
June 2019                 Summer News