COVID-19 relief

In these days of uncertainty and anxiety, we could all use a little respite. Well, help is here.

The United Way of Westchester and Putnam has announced that in response to the hardships created by the coronavirus, it is releasing funds totaling up to $50,000 through grants to nonprofits in Westchester County. The organization is looking to target organizations directly helping the underprivileged or ALICE populations, those that are employed but are living paycheck-to-paycheck, are displaced or are actively affected by the virus in Westchester. Individual grants up to $5,000 will be awarded. For more, call 914-997-6700 or visit

Beauty and body-care company Alleyoop is looking to make work at home more enjoyable with a home playlist that you can access on Spotify beginning Tuesday, March 24, and a 30-page Gratitude Journal that you can download now. In times of adversity, it helps to assess not only what is lost but what remains. For more, visit

– Georgette Gouveia

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