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GIRL POWER: FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS!

Published: Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Celebrating Summer: WJCS Wiener Academy kicked off its annual six-week summer academy on July 6th with this year’s theme being “Girl Power: Follow Your Dreams.” While the program will end on August 6th, the campers, ages 9 -13, will long be inspired by their participation in this program.

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WJCS Gala 2019 Set for April 9

Published: Thursday, July 26, 2018

Save the Date for Gala 2019! Tuesday, April 9th 2019 Brae Burn Country Club, Purchase NY More details coming soon! For more information please contact: Diana Eppolito Development Officer (914) 761-0600 x237... Read More »

Shop AmazonSmile on Prime Day to Support WJCS

Published: Monday, July 16, 2018

Great savings on purchases is not the only benefit of shopping on Amazon Prime Day; It’s also a great opportunity to help the lives of Westchester County residents.

 

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VOLUNTEERING IN WESTCHESTER: An Antidote to Loneliness

Published: Monday, July 16, 2018

It’s probably not a coincidence that July, a month that launches with Independence Day celebrations and is, for many people, filled with carefree summer socializing, has three national days devoted to countering loneliness.

 

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Now What? 6 Steps After an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018

Has your loved one been recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or Dementia?

If so, all of a sudden, you probably have a lot on your plate…. Maybe you have been putting off making financial and legal plans for the future. Perhaps you are rethinking your living situation.

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SPEAKING OF SUICIDE: What Parents Need to Know

Published: Friday, June 15, 2018

With the start of the second season of the controversial Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” upon us, plus the recent deaths by suicide of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, the topic of suicide is sadly top of mind.

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COMPEER: Promoting Mental Health Through Meaningful Friendships

Published: Friday, June 8, 2018

Too often people who experience mental health challenges feel isolated and alone, without a community of peers or friends. WJCS’ Compeer program addresses this issue by bringing together volunteers and those challenged by mental health issues in a supportive, one-to-one friendship and mentoring relationship.

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75 REASONS WE LOVE WJCS!

Published: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of WJCS in 2018, we asked WJCS staff to share the reasons they love working here. Their responses—highlighting the teamwork, leadership, professionalism, dedication, and commitment that characterize WJCS employees and the important mission of the organization—make us #WJCSproud.

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