United Way of Westchester and Putnam

For more than thirty years, the strategic partnership between United Way of Westchester and Putnam and The Volunteer Center of United Way has shown positive results, with thousands of volunteers mobilized to do great work in Westchester and Putnam. Of particular focus is marshalling volunteer power in the areas of education, income and health, the building blocks for a better life for all.  

 
THE WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY FOUNDATION (WCF)

The Westchester Community Foundation is a nonprofit community endowment for the benefit of Westchester County. Its mission is to develop and manage philanthropic resources, and to distribute them in a way that is responsive to donor interests and community needs. The Foundation actively promotes charitable giving on behalf of the area's nonprofit organizations. WCF is a division of The New York Community Trust, one of the largest community foundations in the country with assets of approximately $1.8 billion. Funding from WCF supports The Volunteer Center in several ways:  the implementation and training of The Volunteer Center's new database, thereby increasing the capacity of hundreds of nonprofits we serve; and supporting a in-depth strategic planning process to ensure we are carrying out our mission and programs in the most effective way to have maximum impact.

Corporation for National and Community Service

RSVP of Westchester is a program of The Corporation for National and Community Service and is sponsored locally by The Volunteer Center. The volunteer actions of our 900 RSVP members are focused to impact three specific areas: Economic Opportunity, Education and Healthy Futures. 

Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services

RSVP of Westchester is supported by the Westchester Department of Senior Programs and Services. Because of funding, RSVP of Westchester is able to provide recognition, transportation reimbursement, and recruitment and matching services for volunteers age 60+.

Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health

The Volunteer Internship Program and Steppingstone are primarily supported by the Westchester Department of Community Mental Health. This funding allows The Volunteer Center to help people recovering from mental illness with transitional employment services by placing them in volunteer internships.

Westchester County

Thanks to support from the Westchester County, The Volunteer Center has been able to expand volunteer recruitment and capacity-building for nonprofits throughout the county. Individual members also use their online communications tools to share important volunteer initiatives managed by The Volunteer Center with constituents.

TD Charitable Foundation

TD Charitable Foundation sponsors the Job Readiness Through Volunteerism Program.  Through this program, job seekers obtain a greater awareness of the benefits of volunteering during the job search and learning how to translate their volunteer experience into a stronger resume and interview.

The HandsOn Network Generated by Points of Light Institute

The Volunteer Center is one of 250 affiliates of the HandsOn Network, the largest network of volunteer connector organizations in the nation. The core mission of HandsOn Connect is to inspire, equip and mobilize people to take action that changes the world.

New York State Commission on National and Community Service

The New York State Commission on National and Community Service seeks to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering in New York State. In 2012, the Commission designated The Volunteer Center as the Mid-Hudson Regional Volunteer Center, one of ten regional volunteer centers funded throughout the state.
         
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