Making a difference for babies

UNICO Scranton Chapter and UNICO National Foundation recently presented a check for $2,000 for baby formula to Saint Joseph’s Center Baby and Children’s Pantry from the UNICO Foundation Ralph Torroco Food Bank/Shelters Fund. The pantry serves hundreds of families each month. The Baby and Children’s Pantry depends entirely on donations from individuals and organizations in the community, which includes new and gently used clothing, baby formula/food, diapers, monetary donations, baby furniture and more. For more information on pantry hours or to donate, please call 570-207-6640. From left, Chris DiMattio, president, UNICO Foundation; Sister Maryalice Jacquinot, IHM, president and CEO, Saint Joseph’s Center; Mary Griffin, outreach coordinator, Baby and Children’s Pantry, Saint Joseph’s Center; Patti Montalbano, president, UNICO Scranton Ladies Auxiliary; Jo Ann Verduce, director of development, Saint Joseph’s Center and UNICO Scranton board member.