Youth Action Convention Encourages Teens to Set Priorities, Be Their Best Selves

March 2, 2011 PORT CHESTER, NY – Once again, hundreds of teens from across Westchester will meet at Pace University in Pleasantville to participate in the Youth Action Convention, which is sponsored by FSW’s Westchester County Youth Councils, The BRIDGE Foundation, Con Edison, The Elias Foundation, New York Life and PACE University. This year’s event…[More]

Lou Del Bianco’s Children Concert to Benefit The Sharing Shelf

February 28, 2011 PORT CHESTER, NY – Well-known children’s entertainer Lou Del Bianco will be performing a Benefit Concert for The Sharing Shelf on March 27 from 1-2:30pm at Temple Israel in New Rochelle. The Sharing Shelf, which distributes gently used quality clothing to needy children throughout Westchester, has moved into a new location at…[More]

Big Brothers Big Sisters Launches “I Believe, I Achieve” Mentoring Program

February 21, 2011 PORT CHESTER, NY – A new one-of-a-kind enhanced mentoring program called “I Believe, I Achieve” includes a focus on parental involvement, accountability and fitness. “The program empowers families, not just the Littles,” says Marsha Tom, Director of BBBS of FSW.  A special grant from the Walter and Vera Scher Family Foundation has…[More]

FSW’s Intergenerational Program Wins National Award

January 26, 2011 My Second Home Wins 2011 MindAlert Award from the American Society on Aging and the MetLife Foundation; Award Recognizes Innovations in Mental Fitness Programming for Older Adults MOUNT KISCO, NY — The American Society on Aging in collaboration with the MetLife Foundation is pleased to announce that the Joining Elders With Early…[More]