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Faith Ann Butcher

United Way Launches Financial Empowerment Toolkit—ALICE $ense

United Way of Westchester and Putnam (UWWP) has launched its free-to-use, ALICE $ense toolkit featuring interactive, financial tools and resources. This kit is available online to qualifying Westchester and Putnam County residents and is intended to help users build smarter financial habits. “Dealing with personal and household finances is stressful […]

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United Way distributes linens donated by Brooklinen to women’s shelters in Westchester and Putnam

United Way of Westchester and Putnam (UWWP) distributed donated items to several women’s shelters in Westchester and Putnam as part of a Women’s History Month initiative highlighting stories of organizations supporting women in their communities. Hope’s Door, My Sisters’ Place, Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center, and YWCA White Plains and […]

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MHACY Receives Linen Donations Thanks to Partnership with United Way, Good360 and City of Yonkers

The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers will be distributing linens to its residents’ thanks to a partnership between the United Way of Westchester and Putnam, Goods360, and the City of Yonkers. Four pallets of linens were delivered to MHACY with the assistance of the Yonkers Police Department […]

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United Way Supports YWCA’s Center for Racial Equity

United Way of Westchester and Putnam awarded the YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester $5,000 to support its Center for Racial Equity and the anti-racism trainings which will be held there. Opening in April 2021 the Center for Racial Equity is a dedicated space for working towards advancing racial equity in Westchester county providing […]

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United Way Announces $500,000 in Grants Awarded

United Way Announces $500,000 in Grants Awarded WHITE PLAINS, NY (March 15, 2021) United Way of Westchester and Putnam announced that 30 local nonprofits were collectively awarded $500,000 from Phase 38 of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program. These grants are the fourth round of funding administered by United Way, […]

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WMCHealth and United Way 211 Helpline Partner to Promote COVID-19 Vaccine Information

The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and United Way’s 211 Helpline are partnering to distribute information about the COVID-19 vaccine to residents in the Hudson Valley. “WMCHealth and our Health Equity Task Force are committed to making sure the COVID-19 vaccine information is distributed in an equitable and inclusive […]

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United Way Grants WEDC Funds for Entrepreneurship Training

WHITE PLAINS, NY (March 2, 2021) United Way of Westchester and Putnam awarded the Women’s Enterprise Development Center $5,000 towards its Spanish 60-Hour Entrepreneurship Training Course. Studies show self-employment through entrepreneurship provides low-income individuals with the opportunity to step out of poverty or supplement low wages earned in the job […]

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