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WESTCHESTER NONPROFITS EMERGE PANDEMIC STRONG & ESSENTIAL

Report Finds Hudson Valley Regional Nonprofits Provided  $7.4 Billion in Payroll in 2020  WHITE PLAINS, NY— Nonprofits from Westchester and the Hudson Valley emerged out of the pandemic-related economic downturn as vital and as essential to the regional economy as ever while simultaneously addressing heightened human service and related needs, according […]

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UNITED WAY NOW ACCEPTING COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT APPLICATIONS

United Way of Westchester and Putnam is now accepting financial requests from local nonprofits to support program or operational efforts. The United Way of Westchester and Putnam Community Impact Fund supports local nonprofits serving the needs of the underprivileged, marginalized, or ALICE (those who are employed but are living paycheck-to-paycheck) […]

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UNITED WAY’S RIDE UNITED PROGRAM CELEBRATES THE 50,000TH DELIVERY 

United Way of Westchester and Putnam’s Ride United Last-Mile Delivery (RULMD) initiative has completed more than 50,000 deliveries of meals, food boxes, and household supplies to vulnerable populations throughout Westchester and Putnam counties using DoorDash, since it launched in July 2020. The RULMD program is part of United Way’s national […]

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United Way Awards $1.5 Mil to Westchester Nonprofit

United Way of Westchester and Putnam announced the awarding of $1.5 million in funding from Phase 39 and Phase ARPA-R of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program to Westchester County nonprofits. “Housing and food insecurity still plague many residents in Westchester County,” said United Way President and CEO Tom Gabriel. “In response, […]

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United Way 211 Hudson Valley earns AIRS Accreditation 

United Way’s 211 Helpline of the Hudson Valley completed the Alliance of Information and Referral (AIRS) Accreditation Program, which is specifically for programs engaged in the specialized field of Information and Referrals (I&R). The accreditation process measures an agency’s organizational compliance with expected practices within the field.    “We are […]

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United Way Works to Close the Transportation Gap

United Way of Westchester and Putnam launched its Ride United Transportation Access program to address unmet transportation needs for individuals and families across the Westchester and Putnam counties. The Ride United Transportation Access Program offers free Lyft rides to residents without access to a vehicle or public transportation. These rides […]

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