Archives for June 2021

Donate to Backpack Program and Promote Educational Equity This Fall

Family Services of Westchester is pleased to partner with The Sharing Shelf on the launch of its 11th annual Backpacks to School program to provide new backpacks and new school supplies to low-income children and teens in Westchester County. More than 5,000 children in FSW programs have benefited from this initiative over the past decade,…[More]

Head Start Preschool Enrolling Now

  FSW’s Head Start preschool and early childhood education is enrolling now for the 2021-2022 school year. The program serves low income families including pregnant women and children 0–5 years old. Give your child a Head Start! Our programs include: Early Head Start: for infants and toddlers under the age of 3, as well as…[More]

June 21 – Junior Board Wine Tasting

Join the Junior Board of FSW’s 10th Annual Wine Tasting June 21st from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM $50 donation to include wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres. RSVP below by June 19th. Proceeds to benefit the Junior Board Enrichment Fund.Junior Board’s Enrichment Fund enriches the lives of the children and families in FSW’s programs through special programs, field trips and…[More]

Two Former Educators Lead Volunteer Tutor Initiative for FSW Youth

Harriet Stein of New York City and Lynn Schmeidler of Dobbs Ferry shared the same concerns about the impact of COVID on education for vulnerable students. They knew that virtual schooling would expand the existing educational inequities in local schools. As a result, they created a remote tutoring initiative to serve FSW’s students in need….[More]

June 5 – Youth Action Training for High Schoolers

Calling all high schoolers! The Westchester County Youth Council is hosting a day of free, virtual youth-led advocacy-based workshops this Wednesday. Youth can choose from workshops with sessions including: * Public Health * Anti-Racism * Sustainable Architecture * Sexual Education * Identity *Civic Engagement * Social Disparities …and much more! Hosted by the Westchester County Youth…[More]