Your Community In Action with Arlene Salman
Airing every Friday at 1:00 PM
We interview the organizations and people who are making a difference in our health and well-being of your community. In the Non-Profit world.
Looking for a reputable organization to donate your time or money to? Many listens keep track in their own notebooks the organizations that Arlene showcases, and never feel lost when its time to give back.
|Furniture Sharehouse||Providing free furniture to economically disadvantaged individuals and families living in Westchester County, giving them the basic household furnishings that enable them to rebuild their lives and live with dignity.||furnituresharehouse.org||(914) 834-1294|
|Westchester Children’s Museum||A learning laboratory providing children, families and school groups throughout Westchester and the surrounding region the opportunity to nurture curiosity, enhance knowledge and ignite imagination through creative hands-on exploration.||discoverwcm.org||(914) 421-5050|
|Project Linus||To provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need through the gifts of new handmade blankets and afghans, lovingly created by volunteer “blanketeers.”||projectlinus.org||(914) 262-9291|
|Volunteer New York||To inspire, mobilize, and equip individuals and groups to take positive action to address pressing challenges, support nonprofits, and strengthen the quality of life in our community.||volunteernewyork.org||(914) 948-4452|
|Make a Wish||Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.||wish.org||(212) 957-9474|
|Westchester Disabled On the Move||Empower people with disabilities to control their own lives;|
Advocate for civil rights and a barrier free society;
Encourage people with disabilities to participate in the political process;
Educate government, business, other entities, and society as a whole to understand, accept, and accommodate people with disabilities;
Create an environment that inspires self-respect.
To Improve the quality of life and the rights for all people with disabilities
|Music Conservatory||We believe in the inherent power of music to provide personal enrichment, creative expression, lifelong learning, cultural appreciation, and joy for everyone.||musicconservatory.org||(914) 761-3900|
|Parkinson’s Foundation||The Parkinson’s Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. In everything we do, we build on the energy, experience and passion of our global Parkinson’s community.||parkinson.org||(800) 473-4636|