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Yonkers-East Yonkers

Service Above Self

Wednesdays 12:15 PM (last Wednesday 6:15 PM)
Mont Olympos Diner
1 Fort Hill Avenue
Yonkers, NY  10710
United States of America
 
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Upcoming Events
 
Sponsors
 
2016 Community Service Grants
As in previous years, our Club has supported community service projects that benefit Yonkers residents and are sponsored by not-for-profit organizations.  This year we have provided supporting grants for 10 projects with grants starting at $500 per project. In 2016 Community Service Grants were awarded to 11 Organizations: (in no particular order).
 
Fine Arts Orchestral Society of Yonkers, Inc. (Yonkers Philharmonic) – payment for visiting musicians
 
Queen’s Daughters – Traveling Farm Visits
 
Cluster – Summer Day Camp
 
Yonkers on the Move – Fitness through walking
 
Greyston Foundation – Community Gardens program
 
Food Bank of Westchester – Plant gardens with youths with emotional/physical disabilities and incarcerated youths/adults
 
St. John’s Riverside Hospital – Wigs for cancer patients
 
Yonkers Historical Society – Support of quarterly newsletter
 
Family Service Society of Yonkers – Kinship Summer Youth Program (for children who are being raised by grandparents
 
YWCA White Plains and Central Westchester (Encore Plus Breast Cancer Outreach) – Promote breast cancer awareness to low-income seniors, African-Americans, and Latina women in Yonkers
 
Volunteer NY! (Tie Dye Art Therapy Program) – Art therapy program for children at St. Elizabeth Seton Children’s Foundation in Yonkers
 
 
TOTAL AMOUNT OF GRANTS WAS -- $6,000
 
2015 Community Service Grants

 

The following Grants, totaling $5,000, were awarded in 2015.  

ORGANIZATION PROJECT
Greyston Foundation 
Provide for the Steve Whetstone Garden Beautification Project on Buena Vista Avenue, Yonkers.  Completion date summer 2015.
 
Yonkers Historical Society
Publication of quarterly newsletter The Historian.
 
My Sisters’ Place
Provide funding to support the purchase of healthy snacks for children served throughout the year by Therapeutic Childcare and Arts-based Therapy Programs.
 
Yonkers Community Action Program
Provide support for their Food Pantry, specifically for a food cart plus shelving and bins for display of items.
 
Yonkers Public Library (Will Library)
Provide for educational/learning tools for early childhood patrons, specifically 1 I-pad and security case.
 
JCY-Westchester Community Partners
Provide for SMART and Summer Reading Buddies Program for   literacy and educational materials for Program use.
 
CLUSTER Community Services
Provide for CLUSTER Summer Camp Program for low-income households or those residing in homeless shelters.
 
Yonkers Public Library (One Larkin Plaza)
Provide for “Community Heroes Fair” in coordination with their Summer 2015 Reading Program Theme – Every Hero Has a Story.
 
Fine Arts Orchestral Society of Yonkers
Provide for a free Symphonic Concert by the Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra, specifically to help pay musician’s fees during the Winter Concert season 2015-2016.
 
Hudson Valley Justice Center
Provide for an Outreach and Educational Program in Yonkers to Inform clients of their legal right rights and options in various civil legal service areas.