Centraide organizes the 10th annual event on women’s leadership in support of “Alice”

The Women’s Leadership Councila United Way of Westchester and Putnam initiative will hold its 10th annual Walk around in her shoes breakfast and fundraiser on Tuesday, December 6 at 8 a.m. at Tappan Hill in Tarrytown. The community is invited to join us in celebrating the 2022 Women of Distinction winners, John Fisherexecutive director of Nonprofit Westchester, and Aleida Fredericoformer senior relationship manager and vice president of TD Bank, and president of the Westchester Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

John Fisher

Jan Fisher has dedicated her career to strengthening nonprofit organizations, the people they serve, and the nonprofit workforce. She sits on several local boards and committees to support the social and economic vibrancy of Westchester County. Aleida Frederico is a champion of economic empowerment, education, and healthy communities, devoting her time to helping develop emerging leaders. She serves on the Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council and the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency.

Aleida M. Frederico

“Everything United Way does is in strategic partnership to support the 40% of our neighbors who live in poverty or paycheck to paycheck,” said Tom Gabriel, President and CEO of United Way of Westchester. and Putnam. “Jan and Ale” have dedicated their entire career to creating a more equitable community. Their efforts have helped hundreds of our nonprofit partners and, by extension, tens of thousands of people in need. As such, we are privileged to recognize them for their commitment to our community.

Mary Calvi

Award-winning author and CBS TV presenter Mary Calvi will also be present as a guest speaker. As Yonkers First Lady and author, Calvi will talk about juggling her many roles as she prepares to launch her second novel, ‘If a Poem Could Live and Breathe: A Novel of Teddy Roosevelt’s First Love’ this winter. .

Funds raised by the United Way Women’s Leadership Council help support the lives of ALICE women, children and their families in Westchester and Putnam who struggle daily to meet their most basic needs. ALICE stands for Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed, formerly known as the working poor. This event is generously sponsored by Con Edison, M&T Bank, ExtensisHR, PURE Insurance and White Plains Hospital.

Tickets are $150 each, with tables, sponsorship opportunities and congratulatory ads also available. For more information and to reserve your place November 29 please visit www.uwwp.org/wlc2022.

For questions or more information on becoming a sponsor, please contact Takeia McAlister, Director of Special Events and Development, at (914) 997-6700 x740, or [email protected].

Mara R. Wilmoth