Supporting Westchester Organizations on Giving Tuesday
There are many ways to support local organizations. This Tuesday, consider giving back by supporting a Giving Tuesday campaign in Westchester. From supporting the arts to local non-profits, there are many ways to give back in big and small ways. Read on to check out a list of some local non-profit organizations who are seeking funding, volunteers, and specific efforts.
Psst…Looking for more donation opportunities? Check out these Holiday Toy Donations and Give Back Programs in Westchester
Support 914 Cares this Giving Tuesday via their 914Cares Diaper Drive, 914Cares Period Supplies Drive, and/or 914Cares Clothing Drive by donating fall and winter clothing and baby clothing! They also accept one-time and on-going monetary donations to ensure that those in need are cared for.
BEBO (birth education beyond the ordinary) is a local non-profit that provides education and support to women, birthing people, and families during pregnancy, childbirth, and beyond. This includes providing access to prenatal, childbirth, lactation, and postpartum education and support. For Giving Tuesday, they have a one-to-match match for all donations. This support will go towards helping Westchester families receive birth education and support. Donations can be made via their Facebook campaign.
Donate to the Child Care Council of Westchester, Inc to support early care and education. This organization supports book lending programs for children, privately-funded scholarships, enhanced training and professional development opportunities for child care professionals, and more.
Participate in Habitat for Humanity of New York City and Westchester’s Giving Tuesday Match Challenge. Every dollar that is given on Giving Tuesday will be doubled—creating more affordable housing and generational, equity-building homeownership opportunities for low- to moderate-income New Yorkers.
Support Feeding Westchester this Giving Tuesday and their mission to nourish Westchester community members in the fight against hunger. You can donate funds to help them to stock their shelves, start a fundraiser, or volunteer your time.
Lifting Up Westchester provides support to people who have lost their housing and/or are struggling to meet their basic needs. This includes providing emergency shelter, food, and support to those in need. Additionally, they provide safe and affordable homes, employment readiness and secure job opportunities, and more. Families can donate online by participating with a one-time gift or provide on-going support.
Support Make a Wish and their wishes/programming for kids with critical illness. Families can give back as a donor, corporate sponsor, a fundraising advocate, or volunteer.
Support WMN Unite, a Westchester-based non-profit organization, on Giving Tuesday. Their mission is to support women by providing financial support for education centered on health, wellness, financial growth, and sustainability. Additionally, WMN Unite offers an affordable pay-what-you-can donation option. These funds support WMN Unite’s programming as well as a local charity, based around the theme of the event. Donations start at $10 and can be a one-time donation, or on-going funds.
This local organization provides housing to families with critically ill and traumatically injured children. This includes providing comfort, hope, and courage while also keeping them close to their loved ones. In addition, donations can be one-time or monthly. These funds range to help sponsor families for one night to one month as well as for on-going needs. For Giving Tuesday, you can also purchase items and supplies from their Amazon Holiday Wishlist.
Support local Katonah businesses as a part of Giving Tuesday. The Community Studio in Katonah will be hosting a pop-up and local events from Tuesday-Saturday. Additionally, community members are encourages to shop locally and donate food for the pantry at The Community Studio to receive 20% off your barista drink at The Reading Room.
Make a pledge to support of local volunteerism via Volunteer New York. Donations help to support over 300 non-profits, help to enable businesses to create and expand their employee volunteer programs, and inspire over 35,000 volunteers of all ages! Volunteers will receive a limited-edition Giving Tuesday hat.
Give back to this non-profit organization whose mission it is to provide high-quality, patient-centered, affordable health care to residents in Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam, and Ulster Counties. Participate by donating funds, or giving back to children in need via their Annual Holiday Toy Drive.
Support free mental health programming and services from NAMI Westchester. Incredibly, NAMI Westchester has been providing these services to the community for the past 40 years. They are currently hosting a Facebook fundraiser where you can donate. Additionally, families can donate online, or mail in a check to NAMI Westchester, 100 Clearbrook Road, Elmsford, NY 10523.
Neighbors Link works to strengthen the community by providing a range of services to immigrants and their families. This includes legal advice, English classes, job skills, tech skills, parenting classes, and much more. Donations can be made here.
Neighbors for Refugees is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization started in 2016 in response to the Syrian crisis. Based in Larchmont, the organization is 100% volunteer run and helps refugees acclimate to their new community and attain self-sufficiency. Additionally, they provide housing and other initial living expenses to new families. Incredibly, this provides grants to enables people to take a step forward. Finally, they provide connections between volunteers and the families they are helping.