Junior Board Requests Proposals for Fall 2013 Youth Enrichment Grants

The Junior Board of FSW, a group of volunteers who support the Board of Directors and promote the mission of FSW through educational, fundraising and service initiatives, recently issued its Fall 2013 grant application to FSW’s programs serving youth.  The goal of the grant program is to foster the creativity and innovation of staff while helping […]

Online Learning Opportunity Awarded to FSW Staff

Recently FSW applied to the Alliance for Children and Families for an opportunity to participate in the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation’s Gift of Learning Program.  We were awarded the opportunity and a number of staff members have registered for online training classes in areas such as Fundraising, Leadership, Accounting and Finance, Operations, Marketing and Communications, Volunteer Engagement, […]

2014 Marks FSW’s 60th Anniversary

In 2014, FSW will proudly celebrate 60 years of making a difference in the lives of Westchester County families. To mark this anniversary, we are planning a series of events that will take place throughout the year additional information will be provided in upcoming newsletters, e-blasts, and on our website. Remarkably, FSW has grown from its […]

FSW Welcomes Vernex Harding, Director of Early Childhood Education Programs

Vernex Harding comes to FSW with over 18 years of experience in Education, with a focus on Early Childhood Development. She will oversee FSW’s Head Start, Early Head Start, Prime Time and Universal Pre-K programs. Head Start and Early Head Start, which FSW has been operating in White Plains since 2004, are federally-funded early childhood […]

“Living With Alzheimer’s” Documentary Film Screening September 12, 2013

On Thursday, September 12th, the Westchester Community Foundation partnered with the Jacob Burns Film Center to present “Living With Alzheimer’s,” a screening of four short films one of which featured the intergenerational program at My Second Home.  The screening was part of Community Matters, a film series sponsored by the Foundation and the Jacob Burns […]