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WESTCHESTER NONPROFITS EMERGE PANDEMIC STRONG & ESSENTIAL

Report Finds Hudson Valley Regional Nonprofits Provided  $7.4 Billion in Payroll in 2020  WHITE PLAINS, NY— Nonprofits from Westchester and the Hudson Valley emerged out of the pandemic-related economic downturn as vital and as essential to the regional economy as ever while simultaneously addressing heightened human service and related needs, according […]

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United Way Awards $130,000 in COVID-19 Response to Nonprofits

United Way of Westchester and Putnam awarded $130,000 to local nonprofits helping disadvantaged individuals and families recover from the crises brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.  “The health and economic crises created by the COVID 19 pandemic disproportionately affected the marginalized members of our society. The nonprofit community has been working […]

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$2 million Awarded to United Way’s 211 Helpline from NYS Budget

The NYS Legislature awarded $2 million to the state’s 211 Helpline network, operated by the local United Ways, to ensure that the call centers can continue to connect individuals with health and human service needs with the right resources. The call volume in 2020 was up 153% over 2019. Senator Peter Harckham (District 40), […]

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Over 800 View Virtual Nonprofit Leadership Summit

Over 800 viewers streamed the 18th annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit, which was hosted by the United Way of Westchester and Putnam last week. The weeklong virtual summit celebrated diversity, equity, and inclusion, by having five keynote speakers share why creating a diverse environment that supports equity and inclusion is important for nonprofits […]

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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’s Partnership with H.O.P.E. Community Service is ‘Vital’ to helping the people of New Rochelle

UNITED, we can change lives.In the midst of the economic crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, H.O.P.E. Community Service in New Rochelle has been distributing food and providing other services to thousands of families. However, a wrench was thrown into its capacity when its commercial air conditioning unit broke during the […]

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United Way of Westchester and Putnam Hosts Sold-Out Day of Golf

“Kevin has been a longstanding supporter of the United Way of Westchester and Putnam. Specifically, he was instrumental in getting our 211 Helpline recognized as an official County partner,” said United Way President and CEO, Tom Gabriel. “Today, our 211 Helpline answers tens of thousands of calls each year from […]

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