Archives for April 2011

Big Brothers Big Sisters Offers Free Home Pickup of Clothing, Furniture

April 28, 2011 PORT CHESTER, NY – Family Services of Westchester announced that it was restarting free home pickup of clothing, housewares, small appliances, furniture and toys through its Big Brothers Big Sisters program. From Pelham to Peekskill, Bronxville to Buchanan, the Big Brothers Big Sisters trucks will travel throughout the county for scheduled pickups in…[More]

Family Services of Westchester and Livable Communities Host Health and Wellness Symposium in Mount Vernon on HIV/AIDS

April 7, 2011 Neighborhood Support Emphasized at April 19 Event at Methodist Church  MOUNT VERNON, NY – With a population of 1.35 million and nearly 5, 000 living with HIV/AIDS (including 759 in prison), the Lower Hudson Valley Region has the highest prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS cases in the state outside of  New York City.   The…[More]

FSW Adds Furtick, Paredes to Board of Directors

April 5, 2011 PORT CHESTER, NY – Susan Wayne, President and CEO of Family Services of Westchester, announced that Marlene Furtick, CSW, and Perla Paredes were elected to the agency’s Board of Directors recently. Furtick served as the Executive Director of the Westchester County Youth Bureau from 2001 until August 2010. Prior to that, she…[More]