Archives for April 2020

High School Swim Champ Discovers Volunteering – and Joy – Amid the Pandemic

Theresa Milio is not your typical 17-year-old. Not by a long shot. For the last four years, the high school senior would head out around 5AM for an hour-long commute for swim training with the New York Sharks Aquatics. An hour back when done for a day of school would follow, then on many days…[More]

Call for Art and Cards for Seniors

Help Family Services of Westchester support its most vulnerable neighbors by brightening the day of seniors and those experiencing social isolation during the COVID-19 quarantine. Art and cards will alleviate some feelings of isolation and let people know they are not alone. Artwork, cards, and letters can be mailed to: Family Services of Westchester Attn: Monique…[More]

Family Services of Westchester Providing Grocery Delivery to Seniors

April 6, 2020 RideConnect Mobilizes Quickly to Safeguard Vulnerable Residents PURCHASE, NY  – Family Services of Westchester (FSW)’s RideConnect program is calling older adults 60+ in Westchester and southern Putnam County who need shopping and delivery of groceries or medication. The program has hundreds of volunteers available to shop so that the vulnerable population can…[More]

Calling Seniors in Need of Grocery and Medication Delivery

FSW’s RideConnect program is ready to serve Westchester and southern Putnam County older adults 60+ who need shopping and doorstep delivery of groceries. RideConnect’s core mission is to provide transportation resources for older adults 60+, and it is mobilizing quickly to meet the new demand for delivery services to seniors. We recruited more than 350…[More]