Leading from the front—Valerie C. Smith

I sat down with Valerie C. Smith a few short days ago to find out how the COVID-19 pandemic was affecting the vulnerable people Westhab serves and how our front-line staff are rising to meet this unprecedented challenge. After several days working from home, the conversation feels like it was a lifetime ago. But Ms. […]

2020 Celebration Dinner Update

The Westhab family will no longer be able to gather in person on May 5th for our 2020 Building Communities. Changing Lives. Celebration Dinner. Instead, we will host a virtual event where we will pay homage to our honorees, recognize our generous supporters, and celebrate our impact. Our primary concern right now is the health […]

Join Us at Our 2020 Celebration Dinner

We hope you will join us at our 2020 Celebration Dinner on Tuesday, May 5, at the Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, New York to help us celebrate Building Communities and Changing Lives in Westchester County and beyond. We are fortunate to have four tremendous and deserving honorees for the celebration. We will be […]

Westhab Partners with Westchester County and Palladium Management to Provide New Affordable Housing in New Rochelle

New Rochelle, NY—Westhab is pleased to announce that a newly renovated building on Fountain Place in New Rochelle has reached full occupancy. 21 Fountain Place, which formerly served as student housing for Monroe College, received a substantial renovation to provide affordable and transitional housing for 52 families. The building is being leased by Westhab from […]

One Step Closer to Dayspring

On October 22, 2019, Westhab’s real estate development team, led by Senior Vice President Andrew Germany, headed to Manhattan for the financial closing of the $45 million Dayspring Campus project. The project includes the construction of Dayspring Commons (a 63-unit, brand-new, high-quality affordable and supportive rental building designed with families in mind) as well as […]

Changing Lives—Eric’s Story

At the beginning of 2018, Eric was sleeping on his mother’s living room floor; his infant son was sleeping beside him in a portable crib. After living nearly 10 years in American Samoa, where he had worked primarily as a network engineer, Eric had just moved back to New York.  For 30 years, he had […]

My Summer Internship at Westhab

This post was authored by our summer intern, Fritz Pingel. Fritz, a Bronxville resident, is a recent graduate of The Masters School and will be attending Lafayette College in the fall. We were very lucky to have such a hard-working, competent young person in our office this summer. Click above to read his story.

Westhab’s 16th Annual Golf Classic Raises Over $198,000

What a day! It was a wonderful day of golf, dinner, and celebration at Westhab’s 16th Annual Golf Classic at GlenArbor Golf Club in Bedford Hills, NY. Along with the skill of many of our golfers, the generosity of our sponsors and friends was also on prominent display as we raised more than $198,000 to […]

Bob Petrocelli gives $100,000 to Westhab’s Dayspring Community Center

On Thursday, June 6, 2019, Petrocelli Financial Services Founder Bob Petrocelli visited the Dayspring Community Center to present Westhab with $100,000 for its ambitious project to renovate a grand but dilapidated church building in the Nodine Hill neighborhood of Yonkers into a state-of-the-art community center. According to Westhab President and CEO Rich Nightingale, “From the […]

Westhab’s Inaugural Celebration Dinner Was a Resounding Success

On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 260 people joined Westhab at the Brae Burn Country Club for its inaugural Building Communities. Changing Lives. Celebration Dinner. More than $250,000 was raised to help Westhab deliver for the people and communities that rely on its services. Westhab President and CEO Rich Nightingale was “honored and humbled by the […]