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Help us strengthen Westchester, 20,000 people annually, one person at a time

WJCS is a registered 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, recognized as meeting all charitable standards by the Better Business Bureau of New York. Gifts to WJCS support programs that enhance the Westchester community and are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. For more information, contact Susan Lewen, Director of Development, at 914-848-8191 or

Designate your gift to overall agency services or to specific programs.

  • Call to donate
    Call 914-761-0600 x203 to donate by credit card. MasterCard, Visa and American Express accepted.
  • Send a check
    WJCS, Attention: Development Department, 845 North Broadway, White Plains, New York 10603.
  • Donate online
    Click here to contribute online through a secure payment connection. Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, Discover and Diners credit cards are accepted. Please note that a 3.3% processing fee is deducted from the proceeds we receive from your donation when credit cards are used online.
  • Donate appreciated stock
    Contact Debbie Feldman, CFO, at 914-761-0600 x303 or
  • Contribute goods
    We also accept donations of gently used children's clothing items in our WJCS Kids' Kloset program. Click here for details. To contribute other items, contact Charlotte Cobbs at 914-761-0600 x203 or
  • Attend events
    WJCS engages in periodic fund-raising events and appeals that generate support for important programs, including our annual gala in the spring. To receive information about upcoming events, contact Susan Lewen, Director of Development at 914-848-8191 or
  • Send a tribute
    You may choose to Honor a Friend, Remember a Loved One or Acknowledge a Special Occasion. A personalized acknowledgement card will be sent to the recipient at your request. Click here to send a tribute online.

Foundation and Corporation Grants
WJCS staff responds to requests for proposals from foundations and corporations and seeks to develop relationships with donors whose areas of interest correspond to our service areas. We are active with local, state and federal legislators to enhance our services with government support. For information about Foundation, Grant Support or legislative action, contact Jan Fisher, Director of Public Affairs at 914-761-0600 x343 or

Planned Giving and Matching Gifts
WJCS staff is available to work with you to arrange bequests and facilitate planned giving or matching gifts from employers. Contact Susan Lewen, Director of Development at 914-848-8191 or to arrange an appointment.

Special Giving Opportunities
WJCS can create special giving opportunities for capital and programmatic projects within the specialty areas of Children/Youth/Family Services, Clinic-based services, Community Programs, ID/DD, Home Health Services and Jewish Programs. To craft a designated, personally meaningful focus for your giving, contact Susan Lewen, Director of Development at 914-848-8191 or

A copy of the WJCS Annual Review may also be obtained from the Office of the Attorney General, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.



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