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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

New Home Care Aide Training and Employment Initiative Improves Job Satisfaction and Retention, Study Finds

February 20, 2015

Better training is essential for building a home care workforce that meets the nation’s growing need for quality care BRONX, NY -- An evaluation of the Homecare Aide Workforce Initiative (HAWI), a new, multi-year, foundation-funded training and emp… Read more

Teens Come Together to Feed Westchester’s Hungry in Interfaith Initiative

February 9, 2015

UJA-Federation of New York, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, and the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies join forces for Feeding Our Neighbors in response to the hungry. WHITE PLAINS, NY (February 9, 2015) — To help those wh… Read more

ESPN Tennis Commentator Patrick Mcenroe Serves as Guest Speaker at UJA-Federation of New York’s Ninth Annual Westchester Sports Talk

February 9, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (February 9, 2015) — ESPN Tennis Commentator Patrick McEnroe, who enjoyed success playing tennis on both the collegiate and professional levels, served as guest speaker at UJA-Federation of New York’s Ninth Annual Sports Talk… Read more

Governor Cuomo Advances Education Tax Credits

January 21, 2015

ALBANY, NY (January 21, 2015)….Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his 2015 executive budget this afternoon, including a $100 million Education Investment Tax Credit benefiting students attending both public and nonpublic schools.    “U… Read more

UJA-Federation of New York Mourns The Passing of Governor Mario Cuomo

January 2, 2015

Governor Mario Cuomo embodied the concepts of charity, care and compassion for those less fortunate. We are grateful for his efforts to better the lives of all New Yorkers and for his hard work and dedication during his three terms as Governor of New Yor… Read more

UJA-Federation of New York’s Wall Street Dinner Raises More Than $26 Million

December 18, 2014

Jacques Brand and Brett H. Barth honored for philanthropic leadership NEW YORK CITY, December 18, 2014 – UJA-Federation of New York’s Wall Street Dinner, one of New York City’s leading philanthropic events, raised more than $26 million … Read more