November 27, 2018 – “While the days following Thanksgiving are increasingly associated with getting the best deals and spending your money on holiday gifts – it is important to remember the true purpose of the holiday season. One way to do this is to participate in ‘Giving Tuesday’ - a global day of giving.

“This day is an opportunity to give back to our Westchester community through monetary donations to local organizations and by raising awareness of this day to increase participation. Here in Westchester, we have a number of non-profits, charities, colleges and other organizations who rely on your generous giving to continue to do the great work they do. These causes are worthy of your support and I encourage all Westchester residents to contribute in any way they can.

“In today’s times, we could all use a reminder on what really matters – and giving back to our beloved community is a simple way to jolt our collective memories. For more information on how you can get involved, check out