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Featured Profile: Emma Healy

Emma is a Social Work Intern nearing the completion of her placement at United Way of Westchester and Putnam. She is currently working on our United2Read literacy initiative, which includes the distribution of books and activities to children as well as a recently launched online section to the program. “I […]

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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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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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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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Statement from the United Way of Westchester and Putnam regarding the claims of sexual harassment and retaliation at the United Way Worldwide

Statement from the United Way of Westchester and Putnam regarding the claims of sexual harassment and retaliation at the United Way Worldwide Issued by Bud Hammer, Board Chair, and Tom Gabriel, President and CEO The staff and Board of Directors at United Way of Westchester and Putnam have followed closely […]

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Featured Volunteer: Katie Harris

Katie Harris

Today we are featuring our AmeriCorps VISTA member, Katie Harris! Katie is a VISTA (Volunteer In Service To America) in the midst of completing her service year at United Way of Westchester and Putnam. She is an Economic Mobility VISTA through the AmeriCorps program. Katie’s service year focus is managing […]

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