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Gabby Bilik

It’s Backpack Time!

Volunteers help UWWP prepare backpacks for school-aged children United Way of Westchester and Putnam called and the volunteers answered! Volunteers from the community and local organizations are helping United Way of Westchester and Putnam with the reception, assembly, and delivery of 6,000 backpacks for school-aged children this summer. The backpacks […]

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825 Families in Westchester and Putnam Participate in the Summer Backpack Program

825 families from throughout Westchester and Putnam signed up to participate in the Summer Backpack program this summer. In the program, these households will receive weekly food parcels filled with supplemental food, books, and activities for school-aged children to enjoy throughout the summer.  The program, intended for families with students […]

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New research: 48% of People with Disabilities in Westchester and Putnam are Living in Financial Hardship

The number of people with disabilities, in both Westchester and Putnam Counties, who struggle to afford the basics is far higher than federal poverty data indicates — 48% compared to 15% — according to a NEW REPORT from United Way of Westchester and Putnam (UWWP) and its research partner United […]

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