At Munley Law, our commitment to the people we serve extends beyond the courtroom. Our attorneys are not just lawyers, they are also active community members dedicated to giving back. Below are some of the organizations and projects we have been a part of.
Lackawanna Pro Bono helps those in need by matching them with lawyers who volunteer their services free of charge. Each year, members of the community who have demonstrated exceptional service and dedication to Lackawanna County are presented with the Robert W. Munley Distinguished Service Award at the annual Lackawanna Pro Bono Fundraising Gala. Munley Law is proud to support and partner with this cause.
Munley Law joins the Friends of the Poor in helping to provide Thanksgiving dinner for thousands of Scranton’s economically disadvantaged.
Friends of the Poor
Friends of the Poor was founded by Sister Adrian Barrett, IHM, in 1984. The organization relies entirely on volunteers and donors to ease the burden of poverty for low income families in our community.
The Schemel Forum
Munley Law is a major donor of the Schemel Forum at the University of Scranton. The Schemel Forum is an educational initiative founded in July, 2006, through generous gifts to the Rev. George Schemel, S.J., Fund, created by friends of the late Father Schemel in his loving memory. Its aim is to provide an opportunity for people of all ages to explore the intellectual and cultural wonders of the world.
Scranton Project Hope
Along with a variety of private agencies, the firm has underwritten expense free trips to send more than 300 children and adult volunteers to the United States Capital in Washington, D.C. in association with Scranton Project Hope. Project Hope helps children from low-income families realize how important it is for Americans to learn about and participate actively in our democracy, both as citizens and as leaders.
Race for the Cure
The Munley staff participates in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure sponsored by Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Munley is proud to be affiliated with Serving Seniors, which is dedicated to improving the quality of life and care of nursing home residents, personal care home residents and older adults in Lackawanna County.
Dress For Success Lackawanna
Dress for Success is an organization that assists women, especially those in poverty, to secure employment and become financially independent. In addition to the provision of professional attire, Dress for Success supports women’s professional development, success, and gender equality.
Each month, the Munley Law firm’s entire staff dedicate themselves to a different cause or non-profit organization.
Some local causes include: Valley View High School, Riverside High School, Judi Hartridge Memorial Fund, Maple Hill Rescue, raising funds for a local man in need of a kidney transplant, Back Mountain Food Pantry, the family of slain PA state trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson (PSP Strong), and the St. Francis of Assisi Soup Kitchen.
Additionally, we have joined with:
The Ronald McDonald House, Scranton
The Ronald McDonald House provides a “Home Away from Home” for families with critically ill or injured children receiving treatment at Northeast Pennsylvania medical facilities.
Northeast Regional Cancer Institute
The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is a regional non-profit working to ease the burden of cancer in Northeast Pennsylvania.
The Everhart museum is a nationally recognized museum in Scranton displaying temporary and permanent exhibitions of art, science, and natural history.
Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels NEPA relies on volunteers and charitable donations to provide meals for economically disadvantaged adults in our community.
The Raskin Foundation
The Raskin Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to education, animal welfare, and curative disease.
Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation
Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation is a national leader in colon cancer awareness, prevention, and treatment.
Disabled American Veterans
DAV is the longest-lasting veterans advocacy group in the country. Thy are dedicated to helping disabled veterans and their families obtain benefits, representing their interests before local, state, and federal governments, and providing community outreach and volunteer programs.
The American Heart Association
The AHA is the nation’s oldest, largest organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. They provide public health education to lawmakers, health professionals, and the general public.
Building Homes for Heroes
Founded in 2006, Building Homes for Heroes is devoted to building or modifying homes for veterans and their families, as well as providing financial planning services, family funding, and emergency support.
The Lupus Foundation of America
Through research, education, and patient advocacy, the Lupus Foundation strives to improve the quality of life for Lupus patients. They work to ensure that people with lupus have access to better treatment and are diagnosed sooner.
The ALS Association
The ALS Association is the nation’s only non-profit devoted to fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease. They aim to improve quality of life for those with ALS and lead the nation in research, public education, and patient advocacy.
Prevent Child Abuse Pennsylvania
The Pennsylvania chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America aims to prevent abuse and neglect of all children in PA. They raise public awareness, work to change public policy, and build prevention programs for children, caregivers, and parents.