We put together a list of local organizations where Westchester families can volunteer or donate this holiday season and throughout the year!
914Cares works to ensure our neighbors in need are cared for by collaborating, supporting and providing resources to local organizations, educating the community about poverty and encouraging actionable generosity.
Located in the heart of Westchester County, we leverage our community partnerships to help those in low-income or homeless situations in our very own neighborhoods. With one of the most drastic poverty gaps in the nation, Westchester is perfectly situated to headquarter Bundles of Joy. We give parents and children from birth to 12 years old the essentials they need to thrive. Parenthood is hard enough, and we want all parents to have the resources they need to feel prepared. We supply items free of charge through generous donations from our community constituents.
The Carver Center’s mission is to Build Brighter Futures by serving, educating, and empowering families in our community.
The Friendly Fridge Network is a non profit organization that connects community volunteers with food rescue redistribution efforts to fill strategically located fridges and freezers with free and nutritious food. We have freezers and Fridges in Brooklyn, Harlem and Westchester.
Our mission is to provide food, clothing, counseling and educational services for anyone in need in Port Chester, NY and the surrounding area. We show respect for the dignity of each individual who seeks our assistance, with the goal of developing personal, economic and social opportunity for all those we serve.
The mission of The Children’ s Hope Chest is to provide help and offer hope to children in our community suffering from poverty, abuse, neglect and illness.
Feeding Westchester’s mission is to nourish our neighbors in the fight against hunger.
Family Services of Westchester, Inc.,founded in 1954, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing Westchester County
with a broad range of social and mental health services that strengthen and support families, children, and individuals of every stage of the life cycle.
Gigi’s Playhouse’s mission is to change the way the world views Down syndrome and to send a global message of acceptance for all.
Local Volunteer Ambulance Corp and Fire Departments
Donating to your town’s volunteer ambulance corp or fire department is a great way to ensure your #givingtuesday donation goes directly to your local community.
New York Blood Center (NYBC) is one of the largest community-based, non-profit blood collection and distribution organizations in the United States.
Pace Women’s Justice Center (PWJC) provides free legal services to victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and elder abuse.
Since 1970, Pediatric Cancer Foundation has been raising funds for research to support doctors and hospitals in an effort to eradicate childhood cancer.
Purple Wishez is dedicated to honoring those with epilepsy and strives to help families of epileptics.
The Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley provides families with critically ill and traumatically injured children an atmosphere of comfort, hope and courage, keeping them close to the care and resources they need.
ShareLove.Fund is a youth focused Women’s Empowerment nonprofit creating the next generation of leaders through job certification courses rooted in the principles of yoga.
The Sharing Shelf is Westchester’s Clothing Bank for Children founded to combat clothing insecurity among low-income children and families in our community and meet basic material needs such as socks, underwear, diapers, period products, and toiletries.
The mission is to be a vibrant, interactive learning space providing children, families and school groups the opportunity to nurture curiosity, enhance knowledge and ignite imagination through creative hands-on exploration.