Make a Year-End Gift Today

2020 — the year that was. The year we learned that none are immune to the ravages of a global pandemic and that we all have a role in the quest for social justice. FSW is quite often the first place people turn to in a crisis. We are a beacon of hope to vulnerable…[More]

Adopt a Family for the Holidays

FSW’s annual Adopt a Family gift drive makes the holidays brighter for Westchester families who are unable to buy essentials and gifts this holiday season. The holidays can be an extremely difficult time of year for families and children who have been struggling. Our Adopt a Family drive provides families in need with the holiday…[More]

Thanksgiving-in-a-Box Food Drive – Goal Reached!

In its 15th year, the annual Thanksgiving-in-a-Box food drive has reached its goal of providing a Thanksgiving meal to 1,000 Westchester families. Especially this year, many of our clients have been negatively effected by the pandemic and struggle to put food on the table. The Thanksgiving food drive has been coordinated by a dedicated group…[More]

Assistance Available for Victims of Crimes in Mount Vernon

If you have expenses because you or a family member were a victim of crime, our Mount Vernon SNUG program can help you apply to the New York State Office of Victim Services for financial assistance. The agency may be able to pay for: Medical and counseling bills Personal property essential to someone’s health, welfare…[More]