We are proud to announce the following new NPW nonprofit members, business members, sponsors and funding partners. We are excited about the contribution and expertise that all of you will make in strengthening and enriching the nonprofit sector in Westchester.
5 Steps to Five is a parenting program coaching parents and their infants in groups with trained facilitators, who model ways of interacting with the babies to build cognitive, verbal, emotional and social skills. The goal: prepare these children for school, using the five steps – Nurture, Talk, Play, Read, Explore. Parents learn the importance of being the child’s first and most important teachers – beginning at birth.
`The Ossining Micro Fund (OMF) is a non-profit organization offering interest free loans to individuals and families who encounter unexpected financial obstacles. Established in 2004, OMF exists to prevent financial challenges from devastating lives and to ensure Ossining residents have crucial financial support when they need it most. Their philosophy is to “pay it forward” – when a loan recipient repays a loan, the money becomes available to help another person in need.
Wells Fargo & Company is a leading financial services company that has approximately $1.9 trillion in assets and proudly serves one in three U.S. households and more than 10% of all middle market companies and small businesses in the U.S. They provide a diversified set of banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through our four reportable operating segments: Consumer Banking and Lending, Commercial Banking, Corporate and Investment Banking, and Wealth and Investment Management.
The Killoe Group is equipped to manage and lead annual and major fundraising campaigns, assist with organizational governance strategies, develop and execute organizational strategic planning, and create, manage and execute marketing, communications, and branding efforts. After more than 15 years as a professional fundraiser, Michael J. Buckley, CFRE founded The Killoe Group in 2017 out of a desire to help small to medium-sized non-profits enhance efficiency and achieve their goals.
The Pelham Children's Center offers high quality and developmentally appropriate childcare, education and enrichment programs to a culturally and economically diverse group of children. Their program fosters children's intellectual, emotional, social and physical development. The Center strives to make its program affordable to families varying financial means and, to this end, provides tuition assistance for many children. Incorporated in 1970, the center provides full-day services to preschool children ages 18 months to 5 years old at the RJ Daronco Town House and before/after school programming at the Hutchinson Elementary School. Both programs are licensed by the Westchester Office of Children and Family Services.
The mission of the Don Bosco Community Center is to enable all people, especially the young and those in the most need, to realize their fullest potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. For the past 5 years, the community center has moved to a focus on education and enrichment including Early Childhood Bilingual for their younger members, and Don Bosco Scholar College Access for grades 10-12.
Spectrum Designs is a business with a social mission: to create meaningful and inclusive employment opportunities for people on the Autism Spectrum. All of their businesses — Spectrum Designs, Spectrum Bakes, and Spectrum Suds — are by design operationally self-sustaining through sales; all fundraising proceeds go to expansion and advancement. They partner with The Nicholas Center to ensure that all staff have the support of educational specialists who can help with behavioral and personal goals, while aiding in the development of real world job skills. Staff are paid at least minimum wage, creating an environment where both their employees and the economy can prosper.
The YMCA of Central Northern Westchester is committed to youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. It is a charitable, nonprofit 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.
With the assistance and support of a host of volunteers, HOPE opened the doors of its first Soup Kitchen in 1984. Since its early days, HOPE has grown to become the largest emergency Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen in the region. Although HOPE Community Services was founded to respond to hunger in the community, it quickly became apparent that food was not the only thing our clients were lacking. Clothing, language skills, emotional support, immigration services, and other daily necessities were also needed. HOPE Community Services expanded its services to meet the needs of its diverse client population.
From inception, Clear View has been in the forefront of the effort to ensure programs and services for children with emotional disabilities and their families. The early success of its classroom programs helped to demonstrate that, given opportunity, children struggling with extreme difficulties could progress and learn. The emotional growth that resulted from integrated sessions helped parents and professionals alike understand that caring, child focused treatment could make a difference.
Atlantic Westchester is a commercial Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) company dedicated to making buildings smarter while providing the highest quality service in the industry. Since 1961, they’ve catered to clients across the NY metro area with proactive maintenance, remediation and installation services based on their unique facility needs.
A Better Match aims to make online dating safer by educating their communities to the realities of relationship abuse facilitated through online dating apps. They aim to offer a support system to the online dating community by providing educational resources and a platform to share experiences.
Westchester Biotech Project welcomes researchers, data scientists, engineers, practitioners, entrepreneurs, and everyone involved with biomedical research from genomics to population health. Through their Career Consortium, and the Westchester Data Analytics Hub initiative, they create opportunities for collaboration across borders, silos, and scientific cultures.
Robert Pizzella, with J.P. Morgan Private Bank, works with achievement-minded clients to define the impact they want to make on the world. Through J.P. Morgan Private Bank, everything is brought together to create a custom financial plan that puts the clients' money to work: investing, banking, lending, and trusts.
Chestnut Holdings of New York is a family-owned real estate investment and property management firm with a long track record of successful, responsible, and reliable management. Chestnut is a hands-on owner-manager that acquires, manages and improves multifamily properties and is the proud owner and manager of "The Nonprofit Building" at 20 South Broadway in Yonkers.
Chrysalis Coaching offers a variety of coaching opportunities so you can determine what is right for you, your company, and your employees. Their specialties include high potential coaching, transition coaching, and target coaching. Their founder- carries thirty years of experience in senior and executive management within the nonprofit and government sectors.
Philanthropy in Phocus is a multi-media platform designed to keep you informed of the amazing contributions and happenings of Long Island’s non-profit community and is now reaching into Westchester. Philanthropy in Phocus provides support to nonprofits through networking opportunities, thought leadership, and a weekly podcast series.
Gramatan Village is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that supports adults ages 55 and older who want to age in the home and neighborhood that they love. They support empowering aging-in-community with a network of volunteers, experts, professional referrals, and peer connections that enable their members to stay independent, vital, and engaged as they grow older.
College Money Matters, Inc. is a nonprofit organization based on a simple idea: Any student able to get into college can learn how to avoid paying too much in loans. Their focus is on reaching students and their families before they start borrowing money for college – so they can make smart decisions that maximize their college choices and minimize their debt.
The Autism Project-FLOS (For the Love Of Shaquan) Inc. was founded in 2012 by DaQueen Monroe, mother of Shaquan Lovell Monroe, who was diagnosed with autism. Their mission fosters inclusion for special needs individuals on the autism spectrum, learning through opportunity, training and education that is affordable and accessible, and support for families.