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Three Fordham Students Awarded Ruth Taylor Scholarships

United Way of Westchester and Putnam announced the awarding of $3,000 scholarships from its Ruth Taylor Fund to three Westchester graduate students pursuing master’s degrees at Fordham University’s School of Social Work. The three recipients are Mariam Abu of New Rochelle, Sandy Castillo Guiracocha of Thornwood, and Tyrone Jones of […]

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Barnes & Noble Launches 2021 Holiday Book Drive to Benefit UWWP

Barnes & Noble Westchester invites customers to give the gift of reading to people in need during the company’s annual Holiday Book Drive, taking place November 1 through December 5.  The Barnes & Noble Holiday Book Drive provides customers the opportunity to donate books to non-profit organizations. Last year, Barnes […]

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NYS PTA and United Way of Westchester and Putnam Team to Empower Families and Communities for Early Literacy

NYS PTA and United Way of Westchester and Putnam Team to Empower Families and Communities for Early Literacy NYS PTA and the United Way of Westchester and Putnam have partnered with Learning Ovations, an Irvine, California-based early literacy support company, to launch a state-wide literacy program – Reading Checkup – […]

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Applications Sought for Ruth Taylor Scholarships

Westchester County graduate students pursuing careers in social work or public health are invited to apply for scholarship assistance through the Ruth Taylor Scholarship Fund. The fund was established in tribute to Ruth Taylor upon her retirement as the county’s Commissioner of Public Welfare and in recognition of her nearly four […]

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United Way Offers Free Financial Wellness Seminar in Partnership with Hudson Valley Credit Union

United Way of Westchester and Putnam (UWWP) is partnering with Hudson Valley Credit Union to encourage better budgeting and saving among individuals and families through an online seminar. This one-hour, virtual seminar will be held on Wednesday, April 21, at 12:30 pm and is open to all Westchester and Putnam […]

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