Westhab has received a $25,000 grant from New York Life in support of our middle school engagement program. In early October, Robert H. Petrocelli Jr., an agent with New York Life’s Manhattan General Office and First Vice Chair of Westhab’s Board of Directors, presented the check to Westhab’s President and CEO, Rich Nightingale.
This is the third installment in our celebratory series: Leading through Change—40 years of Westhab. Click the image above to read the blog by New York State Senate Majority Leader, Andrea Stewart-Cousins.
Yonkers, NY – July 28, 2021 – On Tuesday, July 27, Westhab hosted its 18th Annual Golf Classic in person at GlenArbor Golf Club in Bedford, NY. After last year’s event was forced to go virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization was thrilled to host an in-person fundraising celebration once again. With the […]
This is the second installment in our celebratory series: Leading through Change—40 years of Westhab. Click the image above to read the blog by Westhab Board Chair, Jesse Krasnow.
New Rochelle Native Honored at Virtual Ceremony for Westchester’s 40 Under 40 Awards Yonkers, New York—June 30, 2021—Westhab, Inc. is pleased to announce Jinja Cuevas, Vice President of Human Resources, has been named to the Business Council of Westchester’s 2021 Rising Stars list for their annual 40 Under 40 Awards. This accomplishment honors those who […]
Project Connect to Service Unsheltered Homelessness in Downtown Yonkers YONKERS, NY – June 10, 2021 — Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano joined Westhab, Inc. today to announce their partnership in the launch of Project Connect, a new pilot program targeting unsheltered homelessness in downtown Yonkers. Project Connect, housed at 100 N. Broadway, fills a void in current […]
Angelica Valentine has been deeply impacted by many of the veterans she’s worked with as Westhab’s veterans programs supervisor, but one stands out. Ed, a Marine Corps veteran, came to stay at Westhab’s 28 Pier back in 2018. Valentine found him unique in his honesty about how things fell apart for him—how he hit rock […]
Leo Orzuna entered Westhab’s Skills for Life program like any teenager would—unsure of what he was getting into and skeptical that it would be worth his time. After two years in the program, Leo grew into a leader and mentor for the other youth. “Leo has grown and matured while participating in various workshops provided,” […]
On April 29, 2021, Westhab hosted Drinks for Dayspring, a virtual event geared towards the next generation of Westhab supporters. With co-hosts Lindsay Hanau and Jack Paul, Westhab’s President and CEO Rich Nightingale led attendees through an evening of magic, mixology, and a silent auction all in support of the Dayspring Community Center. Over $40,000 […]
Background on the Federal Fair Housing Act: Enacted in 1968, the Federal Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of housing on the basis of race, religion, national origin, and sex. It’s critical to equality in housing, but barriers to entry remain—particularly in rental housing. Federal Fair Housing legislation doesn’t stop […]