Gifts and Donations

The children and adults that EOTC serves are socio-economically disadvantaged. We rely 100% on donations and competitive grants to operate our programs. Please consider a donation of time, talent or treasure.

Give to EOTC online by clicking the Donate button at the bottom of this page.

EOTC is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) agency. Donations are tax deductible and may be made for general purposes or to  support a specific program. Contributions may be made in cash, stocks, bequests, trusts, life insurance, real estate or in-kind items and services.

Wish List

EOTC welcomes in-kind contributions of supplies, equipment and amenities for low-income children and adults. Much needed items include:

Children’s school supplies, books and toys (new or good condition)

Disposable diapers, Play-Doh, crayons, games and puzzles

Office supplies (pens, pencils, markers, manila folders)

Easel pads, sheet protectors & laminating sheets

Printer cartridges and paper

For more information, or to make a tax-deductible contribution to EOTC, call: 570-348-6484 or write to:

Support Our Events

We invite community volunteers and sponsors to join in charitable events that benefit EOTC programs. For example, gently used toys, merchandise and volunteers are needed for our December Toyland Workshop, a holiday event benefiting approximately 300 children. Other special events occur throughout the year.

AmazonSmile: You SHOP. Amazon GIVES.

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to EOTC whenever you shop on AmazonSmile (choose Employment Opportunity & Training Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania as your charity of choice).

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On Privacy

EOTC respects and protects the privacy of its donors. All donors’ personal information remains confidential within the agency. EOTC does not share or sell mailing lists.




Program participants share all the wonderful things they are thankful for!

Families learn about Cinco de Mayo traditions while learning to prepare authentic Mexican cuisine.

Your donation supports programming for parents and children in Lackawanna County.