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United Way of Westchester and Putnam facilitates Diaper Distribution 

Two pallets of donated diapers were given out to the community  United Way of Westchester and Putnam distributed two pallets of diapers to the Child Care Council of Westchester, Inc. and 914 Cares to ensure that struggling families have enough diapers for their infants and toddlers.    “Many families are enduring economic challenges that cause […]

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United Way of Westchester and Putnam’s Ride United Last-Mile Delivery (RULMD) initiative has completed more than 50,000 deliveries of meals, food boxes, and household supplies to vulnerable populations throughout Westchester and Putnam counties using DoorDash, since it launched in July 2020. The RULMD program is part of United Way’s national […]

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United Way 211 Hudson Valley earns AIRS Accreditation 

United Way’s 211 Helpline of the Hudson Valley completed the Alliance of Information and Referral (AIRS) Accreditation Program, which is specifically for programs engaged in the specialized field of Information and Referrals (I&R). The accreditation process measures an agency’s organizational compliance with expected practices within the field.    “We are […]

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United Way Announces $1.5 Million in Grant Opportunities for Westchester Nonprofits

United Way of Westchester and Putnam announced it would administer $1.5 million in grants to local nonprofits serving Westchester County through the Emergency Food and Shelter Program. “Housing and food insecurity still plague many residents in Westchester County,” said United Way President and CEO Tom Gabriel. “In response, the United […]

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United Way Awards Grants to Support Flooding Recovery Efforts

The United Way of Westchester and Putnam announced that 10 nonprofits were granted about $50,000 collectively as part of the organization’s crisis response to the recent flooding caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida in Westchester County.    The grants were awarded to nonprofits providing emergency relief to underprivileged, marginalized or […]

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15 Families Receive ‘Joy’ and ‘Hope’ this Holidays from United Way and American Christmas

The holidays for the past couple of years have been difficult for Quinn Jackson of Yonkers. Lupus and other medical issues have compromised her immune system, and the single mother of six has been unable to work. Jackson and her children were one of 15 families chosen by United Way […]

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