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United Way facilitates Christmas Tree Giveaway for 14 families

United Way facilitates Christmas Tree Giveaway for 14 families    United Way of Westchester and Putnam (United Way) once again partnered with American Christmas to give 14 decorated and pre-lit artificial Christmas trees to Westchester families who have struggled this year and could use some extra Christmas cheer. The families were nominated by […]

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United Way Announces $350,000 in Grant Opportunities for Westchester Nonprofits

United Way of Westchester and Putnam announced it would administer about $350,000 in grants to local nonprofits serving Westchester County through the Emergency Food and Shelter Program. “The high rate of inflation has caused housing and food insecurity for many residents in Westchester County,” said United Way President and CEO […]

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825 Families in Westchester and Putnam Participate in the Summer Backpack Program

825 families from throughout Westchester and Putnam signed up to participate in the Summer Backpack program this summer. In the program, these households will receive weekly food parcels filled with supplemental food, books, and activities for school-aged children to enjoy throughout the summer.  The program, intended for families with students […]

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UNITED WAY’S RIDE UNITED PROGRAM CELEBRATES THE 50,000TH DELIVERY 

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 Awards $1.5 Mil to Westchester Nonprofit

United Way of Westchester and Putnam announced the awarding of $1.5 million in funding from Phase 39 and Phase ARPA-R of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program to Westchester County nonprofits. “Housing and food insecurity still plague many residents in Westchester County,” said United Way President and CEO Tom Gabriel. “In response, […]

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