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United Way Distributes 128 Sealy Tempur Mattresses

The United Way The United Way Impact team distributed 128 mattresses to families and individuals in need.

The United WayThe United Way of Westchester and Putnam (United Way) is excited to announce that about a hundred families recently received new mattresses through its Essential Goods for Basic Needs program, thanks to a generous donation from Sealy Tempur through Good360. United Way distributed 128 high-quality mattresses to local nonprofits, enabling them to better serve their clients […]

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211 Helpline Sees 20% Increase in Calls, Reflecting Growing Community Needs

From left to From left to right: Cassandra Rajcumar, 211 Director of Programs and Services; State Senator Peter Harckham, UWWP President and CEO Tom Gabriel, NYS Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart Cousins, United Way's Chief Information and Referral Officer Lini Jacob, and Rachel Estroff, Chief of Staff for State Senator Shelley Mayer.

The White PlainsThe White Plains community resource center for United Way’s 211 Helpline, which serves the Hudson Valley, Long Island, and Adirondack regions, has reported a remarkable 20% surge in call volume from January to June 2023 compared to the same period in 2022. This upswing in calls underscores the critical role that […]

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Free Home Delivery of Food, Books, and Activities for Putnam Families This Summer

This summer, United Way of Westchester and Putnam’s Summer Backpack Program will provide supplemental food as well as books and activities, to low-income families of school-aged children on a weekly basis from July 13-August 24. During the final week of the program, school-aged children will receive a backpack with school […]

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United Way‘s Sold-Out “Take a Walk in Her Shoes” Event Engages Community with ALICE Discussion 

Providing Access, Opportunity, and Information is the Key to Helping ALICE  United Way of Westchester and Putnam’s Women’s Leadership Council hosted a panel discussion about helping the ALICE population in the county at its sold-out “Take a Walk in Her Shoes” breakfast held at Tappan Hill in Tarrytown on Tuesday, […]

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It’s Backpack Time!

Volunteers help UWWP prepare backpacks for school-aged children United Way of Westchester and Putnam called and the volunteers answered! Volunteers from the community and local organizations are helping United Way of Westchester and Putnam with the reception, assembly, and delivery of 6,000 backpacks for school-aged children this summer. The backpacks […]

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