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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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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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United Way and YWCAs Launch Westchester 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

United Way of Westchester and Putnam (UWWP) has teamed up with the YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester and YWCA Yonkers to launch the 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge for Westchester and the lower Hudson Valley. The Challenge, which is part of a national movement to engage communities […]

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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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United Way Awards Four Ruth Taylor Scholarships Totaling $14,000

White Plains, NY (January 2021) – United Way of Westchester and Putnam announced the awarding of $3,500 scholarships from its Ruth Taylor Fund to four Westchester graduate students pursuing master’s degrees in social work or public health. The four recipients are Emma Kaishian of Sleepy Hollow, Holly Fink of Larchmont, […]

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