VIVA 2014 Quilt Project

Camp Viva Quilt inducted into AIDS Memorial Quilt

FSW and the Camp Viva Team are thrilled that the Camp Viva quilt was inducted to be a part of the AIDS Memorial Quilt on Monday, December 1, 2014 as part of World AIDS Day.  Special thanks to the New York State Health Department AIDS Institute and Mary Lou Hamlin of the NY Capital Region chapter…[More]


FSW Board Matches #Giving Tuesday Gifts

The generous offer by FSW’s Board of Directors to match every dollar raised on #Giving Tuesday up to $30,000 was instrumental in making this year’s campaign extremely successful.   In addition to making this generous offer, two of our Board members played key roles in the behind-the-scenes mechanics of #Giving Tuesday, so we send a special…[More]

2014 Holiday Dad (Michael), Jacob, Elizabeth and big sis Jada laugh it up with the rambunctious clown.

Fathers Count Families Enjoy the Big Apple Circus

Families from FSW’s Fathers Count Program spent the evening under the Big Top at the Big Apple Circus on Wednesday, December 10.  Our thanks to Bloomberg, LP and FSW’s Junior Board Member Adam Goldsmith who made this opportunity possible.  This was the first circus adventure for more than 95% of the participating kids (ages four…[More]

Thanksgiving delivery

Giving Thanks on Thanksgiving

FSW is so grateful to all those who reached out to FSW to donate Thanksgiving meals to families in need all over Westchester County.   Our thanks to the employees of Swiss Re and the Swiss Re Foundation for their generous donations which provided Shop Rite gift cards for our Head Start and Early Head Start…[More]

Fall Girl topia 2014

Fall GirlTopia 2014 — A Wonderful Community Effort and Tremendous Success

The Sharing Shelf of FSW partnered with the Junior League of Westchester on the Sound (JLWOS) to host our 5th GirlTopia event this past Saturday, November 15th at the New York Covenant Church in New Rochelle. We were assisted by dozens of volunteers starting on Thursday. A crew of boys from Iona Prep School loaded…[More]