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UJA-Federation of New York Applauds Mayor and City Council on FY 2016 Budget Adoption

June 29, 2015

  UJA-Federation of New York would like to thank Mayor deBlasio, Speaker Mark-Viverito, Finance Chair Ferreras-Copeland, and all the members of the City Council for a budget that makes helping the City’s neediest a priority. We are especially… Read more

UJA-Federation of New York Statement on New York State Education Funding

June 26, 2015

UJA-Federation of New York applauds the passage of the end-of-session legislation that will provide $250 million to nonpublic schools in order to close a large debt owed by the state for the administration of a number of state-mandated secular services. … Read more

UJA-Federation of New York’s Westchester Business Group Brings Together Women to Hear about Work/Life Balance

June 5, 2015

Guests bring personal-care items to be donated to those most in need HARRISON, NY (June 5, 2015) — More than 30 women recently came together to hear from Susie Orman Schnall, author of On Grace and The Balance Project, on Wednesday, June 3rd, at a … Read more

Governor Cuomo Introduces Parental Choice in Education Act

May 12, 2015

New York, NY (May 12, 2015) — Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the Parental Choice in Education Act which includes several programs to alleviate the financial burden of parents of children who attend both public and non-public schools, as well as th… Read more

UJA-Federation of New York’s Westchester Region Honors the Beckman Family of Scarsdale and the Rieger Family of Bedford

April 16, 2015

More than 350 guests recognize honorees; pay tribute to Yoav Cohen, Westchester’s first Israeli emissary; and celebrate UJA-Federation’s critical work. PURCHASE, NY (April 16, 2015) — More than 350 guests joined UJA-Federation of New Yo… Read more

UJA-Federation of New York Statement on Passage of 2016 New York State Budget

April 1, 2015

UJA-Federation of New York congratulates Governor Andrew Cuomo and the leadership of the New York State Senate and New York State Assembly on the timely passage and enactment of the 2016 fiscal year state budget. Of the many worthy causes and initiative… Read more

UJA-Federation of New York Authorizes Up to $10 Million in Financing to Continue Care for Tens of Thousands of People Who Receive Critical Services from FEGS

March 18, 2015

NEW YORK, NY — March 18, 2015, UJA-Federation of New York announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized up to $10 million in debtor-in-possession financing to FEGS Health & Human Services, a human-service agency in its network, to … Read more

Stanley Fleishman, CEO of Jetro and Restaurant Depot, Speaks About His Company and New Business Models at UJA-Federation of New York’s Westchester Business and Professional Division Breakfast

March 11, 2015

PURCHASE, NY, March 11, 2015 — Stanley Fleishman, CEO of JRD Holdings, spoke to UJA-Federation of New York’s Westchester Business and Professional Division about his company, the food-service industry, and new models of business at Old Oaks … Read more

Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín Concert Raises More Than $1.8 Million for UJA-Federation of New York’s Community Initiative for Holocaust Survivors

March 10, 2015

NEW YORK CITY, March 10, 2015 – UJA-Federation of New York, The Defiant Requiem Foundation, and Selfhelp Community Services presented Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on Monday,… Read more

FPWA, Catholic Charities, and UJA Release Results of Citywide Anti-Poverty Study

March 9, 2015

Results reveal that a targeted investment in a set of anti-poverty policies could reduce poverty between 40 and 70 percent. March 9, 2015 (New York): The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA), Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York,… Read more