Head Start’s Partnership with the Junior League of Central Westchester Makes News

FSW is so grateful to the Junior League of Central Westchester for partnering with our Head Start program on the “Best Start” project, which was highlighted recently in the Scarsdale Hamlet Hub.  Click here to read how the program is helping children and families understand the importance of literacy, exercise, good nutrition and building home…[More]

FSW awarded Neighborhood Violence Prevention Project Grant

FSW has been awarded a $275, 600 Neighborhood Violence Prevention Project Grant by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services for a program in Mt. Vernon.  For more information about the grant, click here

2014 Marks FSW’s 60th Anniversary

FSW, founded in 1954, will celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2014 with events planned throughout the year.  Continue to check the website, as well as facebook and twitter, for news of upcoming events!

Beehive Designer Collective in Mt. Kisco Supports My Second Home

The Beehive Designer Collective, a boutique in Mt. Kisco featuring the work of independent designers from around the United States with a focus on handcrafted & unique modern design has “adopted” FSW’s My Second Home and is asking its customers to make a donation when they shop.  Beehive will in turn make a contribution to My Second Home…[More]

Action Network Outlines Safer Communities Initiative

FSW’s President and CEO, Susan Wayne participated in introducing the Safer Communities Initiative for Westchester County, a public health strategy to prevent violence.

IBM and FSW Partner to Support Children in Need

On October 3rd, IBM kicked-off its 2013 Employee Charitable Contributions Campaign and FSW is fortunate to have been selected as a featured charity this year.   IBM has been a long-time supporter of FSW, most recently donating equipment such as servers to upgrade our technological capabilities, providing two service grants (valued at $75,000) offering consultation…[More]

FSW’s Pam McGurgan Marinelli, LMHC, to Co-Chair Westchester Elder Abuse Coalition

We are pleased to announce that Pam McGurgan Marinelli, LMHC, FSW’s Director of Home Health Care, has been named co-chair of the Westchester County Elder Abuse Coalition, effective January 2014.  The Coalition is comprised of a diverse group of professionals serving seniors in the county, including the Department of Senior Programs and Services, the Assistant Attorney…[More]

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,…[More]

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…[More]

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…[More]