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Gala a Big Success for Westchester Children’s Association

“The Legacy of Tomorrow Starts Today.” That was the theme of the annual gala of the Westchester Children’s Association (WCA), and supporters turned out in force to ensure that there will be funds to support that legacy. The children’s advocacy organization announced today that it raised nearly $300,000 at the event, exceeding the goal by over $43,000.

Photo: Cora Greenberg, Executive Director of Westchester Children’s Association with State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Deputy County Executive, Kevin Plunkett

Westchester resident Eileen Fisher received WCA’s prestigious Edith C. Macy Award for Distinguished Service for her work withThe Westchester Bank the Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute, an initiative of the Eileen Fisher Community Foundation. The Westchester Bank, led by President & CEO John Tolomer, received the Corporate Children’s Champion Award for its support of multiple nonprofit organizations in the County, including WCA’s Westchester Companies for Kids initiative, which Tolomer co-chairs.

In her remarks at the event, WCA Executive Director Cora Greenberg noted the importance of providing a strong legacy today to ensure the wellbeing of children in the future. “Westchester Children’s Association is a trusted resource. As an independent child advocacy organization, we are uniquely positioned to find out what children need, build a shared agenda to address those needs, and then mobilize community members to see that they are met.”

Antoinette Klatzky of Eileen Fisher and Doug Gould, WCA Board President

For more information about Westchester Children’s Association, visit www.wca4kids.org.

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