Description: The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
Description: The Children’s Hope Chest provides help to children in the community suffering from poverty, abuse, neglect and illness by promoting adult and youth volunteerism.
Description: Provides community healthcare for the homeless.
Description: El Centro Hispano’s mission is to assist, support, and strengthen Hispanic families; to help them become self- sufficient; and to ease their transition into their new culture while maintaining and enriching their own.
Description: Family Services of Westchester is an umbrella organization that includes: Adoption Services; Early Childhood; Big Brother, Big Sister; Employee Assistance; Family Support, Youth Programs, and a Technology Learning Center
Description: Head Start provides comprehensive education, health, and nutrition to low-income children and their families.
Description: Protects and provides information to first time voters, non-college youth, new citizens, minorities, elderly and low income Americans so that they can exercise their right to vote.
Description: Free, high quality counsel in civil matters for poor and low-income individuals and families
Description: Lifting Up Westchester restores hope to Westchester County’s men, women and children in need by providing them with food, shelter and support—and lifting them to greater self-sufficiency with dignity and respect.
Description: Provides a gathering place, educational, health, social service, recreational programs, and advocates for improved services for the LGBT community.
Description: Offers a counseling program, brief legal services and emergency shelter, for those suffering from domestic violence and human trafficking.
Description: NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Description: Ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.
Description: An eight bed shelter for single homeless men, Open Arms provides a full range of services for residents 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Description: The historic home, built circa 1895, where the pianist and composer Percy Grainger lived, 1921-1961.
Description: Encourages and fosters the idea of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.
Description: Dedicated to overcoming poverty, curing hunger, providing shelter and helping disaster victims.
Description: The mission of the Urban League of Westchester County is to enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights.
Description: A charity established locally to aid men and women of the armed services.
Description: A one-stop resource devoted to increasing volunteerism in Westchester and surrounding communities.
Description: Provides outreach and community to individuals, groups and leaders in civic and religious organizations who find themselves without a voice or support system for their progressive positions.
Description: To mobilize and efficiently manage resources through partnerships and collaborations to help the low-income and at-risk populations in the Hudson Valley region to achieve greater self-sufficiency.
Description: WCHS was founded in 1874 as a member-based, not-for-profit agency incorporated by the State of New York to serve the citizens of Westchester County. Named as the official County Historian in 2006, the Society's mission is to collect and preserve books, pamphlets, maps, manuscripts, photographs, newspapers, periodicals, film, video and digital materials pertaining to the history of Westchester County, to promote the knowledge and understanding of that history, and to advocate for the preservation of the county's architectural heritage.
Description: Offers programs in the areas of immigration legal services, citizenship applications, family law, advocacy, employment, housing, education and job training.
Description: A not-for-profit, community-based, cross-disability resource, advocacy, and training center dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities.
Description: Strengthens communities by helping people of all ages and backgrounds overcome emotional, cognitive, physical and social challenges.
Description: Inspired by Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement, we facilitate nonviolent action for social justice and we learn and teach nonviolence as a way of life.
Description: Westchester County’s leading provider of housing and supportive services for low-income populations.
Description: Wheels for Wishes Foundation uses the money from donated cars to benefit Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley and helps to grant wishes for kids with life-threatening medical conditions throughout the area.
Description: Live, work and visit, we undertake a variety of projects. Dedicated to encouraging gardens, trees and green areas, we plant and maintain gardens, funded primarily through our Adopt-a-Park program.
Description: A non-profit, 501©3 corporation that offers supplemental services to the White Plains Central Business District to enhance its economic, social, and cultural landscape.
Description: Promote public interest, awareness and generate pride in our history's past and present, in the City of White Plains.
Description: Lions meet the needs of local communities and the world every day because they share a core belief – to serve their community. Lions have a dynamic history. Lions International was founded in 1917, we are best known for fighting blindness, but we also volunteer for many different kinds of community projects – including caring for the environment, feeding the hungry and aiding seniors and the disabled.
Description: Provide children and youth ages 5 through 24, with the tools they need to become good citizens, and to the skills needed to become competent leaders of the 21st century. The Youth Bureau provides opportunities for today's youth to apply their energies and skills thus enabling them to believe in their futures and themselves.
Description: To enhance the quality of life in the City and in particular, in its neighborhoods courthouse. As an advisory council, the WPCNA functions by disseminating information and opinion to the public and public officials, and by encouraging local action.
Description: The mission of Yes She Can Inc. is to help teen girls and young women with autism spectrum disorders develop transferable job skills to enable them to join the competitive workforce and achieve greater independence.
Description: The YMCA of Central and Northern Westchester is committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. A charitable, not-for-profit organization that welcomes all people regardless of age, race, religion or economic status and strives to enrich each and every life through a unique, dynamic combination of programs that strengthens spirit, mind and body.
Description: A co-ed organization that provides supportive housing for low-income women in New York State and the only provider in Westchester County. Cultivates girls to be tomorrow’s leaders, prepares children for a bright future through one of the largest early education and youth services programs in the county.