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UNITED, We Can Change Lives

The United Way of Westchester and Putnam believes that we can do more when we work together toward a common goal. With that mindset, United Way partners with nonprofits, government agencies, and schools to invest and leverage our resources in communities throughout Westchester and Putnam.  Here is a list of our 2020 partners. 

COVID-19 Crisis Response

These nonprofits were awarded COVID-19 Crisis Response grants to provide for the essential needs of their clients in May 2020.

  • Brewster Community Food Pantry, Brewster
  • Caring for the Hungry and Homeless of Peekskill
  • The Carver Center, Port Chester
  • The Children’s Village, Dobbs Ferry
  • Community Cares, Mahopac
  • Community Center of Northern Westchester, Katonah
  • Community Resource Center, Mamaroneck
  • Community Service Associates, Mount Vernon
  • CoveCare, Carmel
  • Family Resource Center of Peekskill, Peekskill
  • Food Bank of the Hudson Valley, Cornwall
  • Gilead Food Pantry, Brewster
  • Girls Inc. of Westchester County, White Plains
  • The Guidance Center of Westchester, Mount Vernon
  • Hearts & Homes for Refugees, Pelham
  • Hillside Food Outreach, Elmsford
  • HOPE Community Services, New Rochelle
  • Hudson Valley Community Services, Inc. (HVCS), Hawthorne
  • LatinoU College Access, White Plains
  • Lifting Up Westchester, White Plains
  • Mount Kisco Child Care Center, Mt. Kisco
  • My Sister’s Place, White Plains
  • Philipstown Food Pantry, Brewster
  • Pro Bono Partnership, White Plains,
  • Putnam CAP, Brewster
  • RideConnect through the Family Services of Westchester, Purchase
  • Second Chance Foods, Brewster
  • St. John’s Food Pantry, Mahopac
  • YCAP, Yonkers
  • Youth Shelter Program of Westchester, Mount Vernon
  • YWCA, White Plains

Nonprofit Capacity Building

These nonprofits have received grants to support their job skills training initiatives.

  • Association of Development Officers
  • Business Council of Westchester
  • Nonprofit Westchester


Emergency Food and Shelter Program

These nonprofits were awarded funds through the Federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program, which is administered by the United Way of Westchester and Putnam. These grants were allocated in June 2020 and October 2020.

Essential Goods for Basic Needs

These nonprofits have participated in our in-kind Essential Goods for Basic Needs Program.

  • 914Cares
  • Camp Morty (Westchester County Parks)
  • Elmsford Union Free School District
  • Hope Community Services
  • Ossining School District
  • Peekskill City School District
  • The Child Care Council of Westchester
  • The Guidance Center of Westchester
  • Westhab, Inc.
  • WestCOP
  • YWCA Yonkers



These nonprofits and agencies work with us to give out scholarships for college and graduate school. 

  • African American Men of Westchester
  • Urban League of Westchester
  • Westchester Department of Social Services


Teach Me to Fish

These nonprofits have received grants to support their job skills training initiatives.

  • CAREERS Support Solutions
  • Family Service Society of Yonkers
  • Urban League of Westchester
  • Westhab, Inc.


United 2 Read

These nonprofits and schools have participated in our in-kind United 2 Read Program.

  • WestHelp, Mount Vernon
  • Lois Bronz Children’s Center
  • WestCOP Mount Vernon Daycare
  • St. Peter’s Day Care Center, Yonkers
  • Slater Center, White Plains
  • Eastview School, White Plains
  • Bethel School, White Plains
  • Port Chester Head Start
  • Carl Dickson, Mount Vernon
  • Ossining Basics
  • The Child Care Center of Westchester
  • Greenburgh School District
  • Graham Elementary School, Mount Vernon
  • YWCA, White Plains