FSW Board of Directors to Match Donations, Now Through #GivingTuesday

FSW Board of Directors to Match Donations, Now Through #GivingTuesday

Port Chester, NY– Family Services of Westchester (FSW), one of the oldest and largest social services and mental health agencies in Westchester County, announced today that it will participate in #GivingTuesday (December 1), a global day of giving. FSW’s Board of Directors announced at its November meeting that it will generously match all donations from now until #GivingTuesday, up to $30,000.

FSW will participate in #GivingTuesday to raise funds in support of the work they do in the local community ranging from adoption services to veterans outreach. The private, not-for-profit, non-sectarian agency serves over 30,000 individuals annually through their 50 programs including Head Start, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and The Sharing Shelf.

“This initiative will significantly impact FSW’s ability to meet our mission of making lives better for people of all ages in Westchester,” stated Susan Wayne, President and CEO of FSW. “This #GivingTuesday, we look forward to the generosity of donors and supporters to help us meet the growing demand for our programs and services.”

Donations can be made at https://www.crowdrise.com/familyservicesofwest1 and thanks to the FSW Board of Directors, all contributions will be doubled up to $30,000.

About FSW

FSW runs more than 50 mental health and social service programs that reach 30,000 children, teens, adults and families a year. FSW’s programs run the gamut from adoption services to elder care, from home health care to youth residences and include chapters of such national programs as Big Brothers Big Sisters and Head Start. The agency’s 450 employees and 350 volunteers operate out of seven offices throughout the county. To learn more about FSW, visit www.fsw.org.

About #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is a movement to celebrate and provide incentives to give—the 2015 iteration will be held on December 1, 2015. This effort harnesses the collective power of a unique blend of partners—nonprofits, businesses and corporations as well as families and individuals—to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. #GivingTuesday inspires people to take collaborative action to improve their local communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they celebrate and help create a better world. #GivingTuesday harnesses the power of social media to create a global moment dedicated to giving around the world.