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Learn More About United Way’s 211 Helpline

United Way’s Hudson Valley 2-1-1 helpline has been helping people in crisis since 2006 and has become a key resource during the COVID-19 pandemic. To amplify its mission, Hudson Valley 2-1-1 held a webinar to help front-line workers such as childcare workers, social workers, counselors, teachers, human resource professionals, and others in the […]

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United Way Teams Up with Ossining Schools and Village to Build a Born Learning Trail

Staff from the Ossining School District as well as the Ossining Parks Department assisted the United Way of Westchester and Putnam in building a bilingual Born Learning Trail at the park next to Park Elementary School in Ossining on Thursday, Sept. 17.The Born Learning Trail turns everyday experiences into teachable […]

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United Way Provides Student Support in Westchester and Putnam

Studies show that school readiness contributes to a student’s success. The United Way of Westchester and Putnam invested and leveraged nearly $150,000 in education initiatives that positioned students to succeed in the remote learning environment. Through the first round of COVID-19 Response grants, UWWP funded the purchasing of tablets, Chromebooks, printers, […]

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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 […]

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Coronavirus – Closures – Libraries

School Closures Government Service Closures Nonprofit Closures or Service Updates Updated on 3/14/2020 at 9:30 a.m. PUTNAM The Brewster Library will be closed until at least March 20, 2020. Buttterfield Library will be closed until April 1st. Desmond-Fish Public Library to the public for two weeks from March 13 – March […]

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Amanda Massa Awarded a Ruth Taylor Scholarship

United Way of Westchester and Putnam (UWWP) is proud to announce that Amanda Massa of West Harrison has been awarded a 2019 Ruth Taylor Scholarship. She is one of ten recipients who collectively received scholarship awards totaling $19,500. “I know each one of these extraordinary graduate students will make outstanding […]

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