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Faith Ann Butcher

Westchester ALICE FamiliesWestchester ALICE Families Temporarily Benefited from Pandemic Assistance, yet the Ranks of Poverty Rose by 16%

Despite the influxDespite the influx of pandemic assistance and tax credits that benefited many Westchester households in 2021, over 125,000 families, or 34% of households, still struggled to afford the basics, according to a new report from United Way of Westchester and Putnam and its research partner United For ALICE. Additionally, the report […]

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United Way Delivers Food & Fun to Homes

United Way delivers weekly food parcels with books and activities to 700 low-income families with school-aged children in Westchester and Putnam this summer. It will also provide backpacks filled with school supplies to each school-aged child. The program, which partners with Feeding Westchester in Westchester County and the Food Bank of […]

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United Way awards more than $200,000 in grants

United Way of Westchester and Putnam awarded 28 grants to local nonprofits totaling $210,000. The grants support the program and operational needs of organizations working to improve the quality of life of the underprivileged, marginalized, or ALICE (those employed but living paycheck-to-paycheck) populations in Westchester or Putnam Counties. Over 100 proposals […]

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