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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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Wes Moore to Headline 2021 Nonprofit Leadership Summit

United Way of Westchester and Putnam announced that best-selling author Wes Moore, the CEO of New York City’s Robin Hood Foundation, will lead the lineup of keynote speakers at the 2021 Nonprofit Leadership Summit. The event, running May 3-May 7, 2021, will feature a daily keynote speaker, breakout sessions of […]

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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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United Way’s Ride United Completes its 10,000th Delivery in Westchester and Putnam

United Way of Westchester and Putnam announced that on Wednesday, Feb. 3 its 10,000 delivery of meals, food boxes, and household supplies to vulnerable populations throughout Westchester and Putnam counties was completed through the Ride United Last-Mile Delivery initiative. This milestone delivery also marks the delivery of one million meals […]

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United Way Board of Directors Appoints Six New Members

United Way of Westchester and Putnam’s Board of Directors announced the appointment of six community-minded professionals to its roster. Joining the 20 sitting board members are Swati Goel-Patel, Associate Vice President, Human Resources, PURE Insurance; Walter Hosp, Chief Executive Officer, ZenRE Holdings LLC; Joshua Kimerling, Esq., Partner and Chair of […]

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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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