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The JCY-Westchester Community Partner’s mission is to enhance the educational experience of children in Westchester County through effective learning initiatives and the engagement of volunteer mentors.

And the winner is.....

Dear Friends:


On behalf of the thousands of children we serve through hundreds of volunteers, we thank you for participating in our raffle. Whether you bought one ticket or many books, your participation and support will help us maintain these programs during a period when school budgets are exceedingly tight. The locations of our winners show the wide support we have though family and friends. When they hear our story, even people not connected to the Westchester community often step forward, The winners are :


Cathy Weiss                 Pennsylvania              $1,000.

Susswein Family          New York                  $   500.

Ellen Piontek              Massachusetts              $   250.


Please click the link below to see a brief video made by Cablevision at SHINE, one of our Afterschool Programs. You will see why the help these children receive is both helpful and fun. When learning can become fun, one will do it throughout one's life.


It is because of you and many others like you that we can continue to help children succeed.




Stan Selbst


Chair, JCY-Westchester Community Partners Advisory Committee

JCY-Westchester community Partners is a Division of Family Service Society of Yonkers

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(914) 423-5009

If you would like to put your skills to use and 

you're interested in volunteering for one of our programs, 

we will help you find the place to do it.

MetLife Foundation 


Generations United 

presented a

2013 Best Intergenerational Communities Award


Westchester County

The combination of


(Students and Mature Adults Read Together)


Reading Buddies After School

was selected nationally in 2011 and 2014 as a