Giving Back

​Support Connection Receives $5k Grant from Wells Fargo

1432fa861f5b850bac82_929b55807e000b59da59_SupportConnection-2.jpg
Wells Fargo branch manager Gary Wawrzycki, Support Connection Executive Director Katherine Quinn and Support Connection communications director Barbara Cervoni Credits: Support Connection
1432fa861f5b850bac82_929b55807e000b59da59_SupportConnection-2.jpg

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Support Connection, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that provides free support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation’s Community Connection Grant Program.

Support Connection was nominated for the grant by the manager of the Wells Fargo branch in Shrub Oak, Gary Wawrzycki, with support from his district manager.

Sandy Menke, Wells Fargo district manager, Northern Westchester, said: “At Wells Fargo, we believe that small acts of kindness have a huge impact on everyone they touch. Our Community Connections program is one way that we help support those organizations and causes that are making our communities stronger. We couldn’t be prouder to partner with Support Connection, Inc. as they change people’s lives for the better.”

Sign Up for E-News

The funds will be used to help fund Support Connection’s free counseling, support groups, educational programs, and other services for those dealing with breast and ovarian cancer.

Executive Director Katherine Quinn said: “We are extremely grateful to Wells Fargo for their support. We rely on grants and contributions to fulfill our mission. This funding will have a positive impact on many lives.”

Founded in 1996, Support Connection is based in Yorktown Heights, but through its toll-free hotline and website serves people throughout the country. To learn more, visit supportconnection.org or call 914-962-6402.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Mahopac

What Is Cambridge Analytica?

Cambridge Analytica is a research organization. Apparently, it is funded by the Mercer family, second only to the Koch brothers on the liberal hit list. Both, through their philanthropy, spend millions on various needy organizations like hospitals. What makes them liberal targets is their funding of various conservative think tanks and candidates. I digress.

Cambridge Analytica used Facebook ...

Support the Hamlet Renaissance

April 6, 2018

This past August, the Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber Legislative Advocacy Board (LAB) published its Carmel Vision 2020 paper outlining the need for a new townwide master plan. Since then things have certainly taken off.

The current focus is on Mahopac’s business district and the town’s purchase of the Swan Cove parcel where dilapidated row homes currently stand. The intention is to ...

‘Sister Act’: A Musical Like Nun Other

Of all the Broadway musicals I’ve seen over the years at Westchester Broadway Theatre, only a handful have elicited the noisily enthusiastic audience response I observed at the recent opening night of “Sister Act.”

There were outbursts of applause in the middle of some numbers, and several clever turns of phrase sprinkled in the dialogue landed squarely, to the delight of big ...

Seen Any Good Ol’ Movies Lately?

As I become more, uh, mature, I find myself enjoying older movies more than newer movies. The trio of films presented here for your consideration are three of my all-time favorites. They share great stories, great screenplays, great directing, great acting. They also have in common ratings in the 90s on Rotten Tomatoes, and a place of distinction in the National Film Registry, a highly selective ...

Privacy? LOL!

Author’s Note: Mom + Pop Culture are a couple of real characters. They could be you and me. Or not. Every so often, I eavesdrop on their conversations. Let’s listen in on what they’re saying right now about how Facebook fans are shocked—shocked!—that their privacy has been compromised, prompting them to rise up and exhort oppressed social media users everywhere to ...

Cleaning the Empty Nest

Part of the shock of being a part-time empty nester is when the kids come back to visit and I have to watch my house transform overnight from a pristine haven of OCD goodness to a place that looks like an explosion happened at Forever 21.

After my kids moved mostly out, I put away whatever tchotchkes they chose to leave behind and then I put on a hazmat suit and cleaned their rooms until they ...

Tipping the Scales in My Favor

As I was settling into bed one night, I happened to catch my husband out of the corner of my eye.

He was getting on the scale.

“WHAT ARE YOU DOING?” I yelled at him. He jerked his head around and looked at me with alarm.

“What? I’m weighing myself.”

I jumped out of bed and yanked him off the scale. 

“You can’t do that now!” I ...

Doing Time in the Big House

“So, what did the doctor say about Dad?” I asked my mom over the phone.

“He has an incarcerated hernia,” she replied.

“INCARCERATED hernia?” I repeated.

“Yes.”

“Why is it incarcerated? Did it rob a bank?”

“What? No.”

“Unlawful entry? Obstruction? Insider trading?” I ...

Upcoming Events

Fri, April 20, 8:00 PM

Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, PEEKSKILL

Andy Cooney’s Irish Spring Concert- with Comedian ...

Arts & Entertainment

Sun, April 22, 9:00 AM

Yorktown Sports Complex, Yorktown Heights

Yorkville Sports Association (YSA) Draft Day

Giving Back Sports

Sun, April 22, 10:00 AM

Yorktown Sports Complex, Yorktown Heights

Yorkville Sports Association Preseason 50+ - 60+ ...

Giving Back Sports

Houlihan Lawrence in Yorktown Welcomes Three New Team Members

April 10, 2018

Zef Camaj, brokerage manager, recently welcomed three salespersons to the team.

Marco Nogueras is an enthusiastic and dedicated professional who uses technologically advanced marketing techniques bringing the real estate experience to a new level. He values customer service and will ensure your goals are met while keeping you updated on current market conditions. Marco has spent the majority ...