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Westchester United Way taps Bud Hammer as chairman

Hammer succeeds June Blanc, who chaired the nonprofit’s board since 2018.

United Way of Westchester and Putnam names Thomas Gabriel as president...

Gabriel will succeed Alana Sweeny, who said she was stepping away from the role in March. Sweeny had been with the White Plains organization since 2014.

United Way 2019 gala breaks records

United Way of Westchester and Putnam’s Wine and Wonder Gala raised the largest amount of money in the history of the organization, drawing 350 people and raising more than $510,000.

United Way of Westchester and Putnam call center now accepts texts...

Senior citizens do it, millennials do it, children do it and now people seeking help from United Way of Westchester and Putnam (UWWP) can...

The working poor: 40% of Westchester families struggling to make ends...

A nonprofit’s recent study explored the number of people in Westchester struggling daily to pay for basic needs such as housing and food.

PepsiCo pledges $100K to UWWP

The PepsiCo Foundation has pledged $100,000 over two years to fund one of the United Way of Westchester and Putnam’s signature programs.

Reading kits honor Dr. King

Volunteers assembled more than 2,000 reading kits for the United Way of Westchester and Putnam that will go to low-income children to encourage reading. 

Nonprofits brace for economic impact from tax law changes

Alana Sweeny, president and CEO of United Way of Westchester and Putnam, along with other nonprofit leaders, is concerned about what the new tax law will mean for charities like hers.

Gifts for reading

As part of its ongoing effort to get children reading at grade level by third grade, United Way organized a gift giveaway at the Park Street School.

Coburn joins United Way

Drew Coburn has joined the organization in the newly created role of chief impact officer.

United Way to host Celebration of Women in Philanthropy event

A keynote speech will be given by Dyllan McGee, founder and executive producer of women’s media brand Makers and McGee Media, a documentary film production company.

Nonprofit summit: Organizations must respond to declining trust in public institutions

Declining trust in government means that the nonprofit sector's biggest partner is in trouble.

United Way honors Boies couple and IBM at Thursday gala

Unted Way of Westchester and Putnam's Gatsby-themed Spring Gala will be Thursday night at Doral Arrowwood in Rye Brook.

United Way’s Not-for-Profit Leadership Summit set for May 1

United Way of Westchester and Putnam will host its Not-for-Profit Leadership Summit in Tarrytown next week. The summit, the 15th to be held in the...

Journalist Lee Woodruff to speak at Women’s Leadership Council breakfast

Journalist Lee Woodruff, an award-winning author and contributing reporter for “CBS This Morning” and “Good Morning America,” will be the keynote speaker for the 4th...