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Please support the Sharing Shelf’s 2015 “Backpacks to School” campaign!

The Sharing Shelf’s 2015 “Backpacks to School” campaign is underway.  In Westchester County, three out of every ten children live in low-income homes and one in three qualify for free or reduced lunch. For these children and their families, finding the resources needed to purchase new school supplies is an added strain in the ongoing…[More]

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Valerie Brown Joins Family Services of Westchester (FSW) as Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of FSW

FSW is pleased to announce the appointment of Valerie Brown as Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of FSW. Ms. Brown is a College and Career Counselor who has been in private practice for over 20 years. She has extensive corporate employment experience before holding numerous volunteer leadership roles with a focus on…[More]

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FSW “Little” Conducts Clothing Drive to benefit BBBS of FSW

Thanks to Jason, a “Little” in FSW’s Big Brothers Big Sisters program who collected 320 pounds of clothing to benefit BBBS of FSW for his Bar Mitzvah project.  Jason says, “I want to help Big Brothers Big Sisters of Westchester because they have done a lot for me.  In 2012, I met my Big Brother…[More]

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FSW and Big Brothers Big Sisters Receive Grant as Part of GEICO Grand Opening in Yonkers

A celebration to mark the Grand Opening of a new GEICO local office at 1915 Central Park Avenue in Yonkers was held on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. FSW’s President and CEO, Susan B. Wayne, was on hand to accept a $5,000 donation in support of FSW and its Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) program to…[More]