UJA-Federation of New York in Westchester is mobilizing a communitywide food and emergency-supply drive. A central force for communal planning and philanthropy, UJA-Federation helps to sustain the activities of nearly 100 health, human-service, educational, and community agencies. Every day, these community-based organizations provide a multitude of services that improve people’s lives.
Needed food items include baby food, boxed milk, and coffee creamer; canned fruits and vegetables; canned meat and fish; cereal, cookies, and crackers; coffee, teas, and hot chocolate; pasta, rice, and instant potatoes; ketchup, mustard, and mayonnaise; soup and tomato sauce; vinegar, oil, and salad dressings; raisins, prunes, dried fruit, and nuts; and peanut butter.
Needed personal care items include toothbrushes, toothpaste, toiletries, diapers, wipes, baby formula, and hand sanitizer.
Needed emergency items include work gloves, flashlights, C and D batteries, and heavy-duty trash bags.
No glass containers, expired items, or items not listed can be accepted. Kosher food is appreciated.
There are two locations for food and supply drop-off. These are UJA-Federation’s White Plains Office at 701 Westchester Avenue, and UJA-Federation’s Mount Kisco Office at 27 Radio Circle Drive, starting Monday, November 5th. Collection times are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at both locations. Please call the Mount Kisco office at 1.914.666.9650 before dropping off due to sporadic office closings as a result of the storm.
About UJA-Federation of New York
For more than 90 years, UJA-Federation has been a central force for communal planning and philanthropy in the New York Jewish community. Through UJA-Federation, almost 60,000 donors pool their resources to help people in need, inspire a passion for Jewish life and learning, and strengthen Jewish communities around the world — to address the issues that matter to us most as Jews and as New Yorkers. Working with nearly 100 network beneficiary agencies, synagogues, and other Jewish organizations, our reach spans from New York to Israel to more than 60 other countries around the world, touching 4.5 million people each year. Because we do the most good when we do it together. For more information on how to donate or how to volunteer, please visit our website at http://www.ujafedny.org.