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2024 Friends Information

Be a Friend...Make a Difference

The purpose of the Friends of White Plains Hospital is to promote and advance the welfare of White Plains Hospital. This is accomplished through service to the Hospital, its patients and the community and through various fundraisers and social service projects.

The Friends offer a variety of activities for members who wish to give their time. We continually explore new initiatives through which we can improve and expand our mission to serve the Hospital. In addition, we partner in Hospital activities and participate on the Hospital Board of Directors.

We sponsor or support programs, including:

  • Junior Volunteer Scholarship Award
  • Comfort Kits for Adult & Pediatric Emergency Room Patients
  • The Hospital’s Family Health Center
  • Hospital Holiday Decorating
  • Other support as needed, such as nursing comfort bags, winter essentials, pediatric medical items & other various needs

We conduct fundraisers throughout the year, including:

  • G3 – Girls Got Game
  • White Plains Hospital/Mariano Rivera Golf & Tennis Classic
  • Fall Gala

Junior Friends of White Plains Hospital

The Junior Friends of White Plains Hospital work to improve the patient experience of the Hospital’s pediatric population. Their main event during the school year is Bowling for Bears, which raises funds for Teddy Bears and Comfort Kits.

Please let us know of teens from your local high schools who would like to participate.

Past service projects and events:

  • Toy, Book & Thermometer Drives for the Family Health Center
  • Flywheel Scarsdale Charity Ride
  • Lilly Pulitzer Fashion Show
  • Benefiting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Currently, the Junior Friends are clubs in the following schools:

  • Blind Brook High School
  • The Masters School
  • Scarsdale High School
  • The Ursuline School

How You Can Get Involved

  • Become a member of the Friends Board
  • Join an Event Committee
  • Volunteer at one of our service projects
  • Host an In-Home Event
  • Participate in the Holiday Service Project
  • Ask your child(ren) if they are interested in joining the Junior Friends at their school

Friends Leadership

Geralyn Della Cava (917) 748-9010

Kathleen Winterroll (914) 830-6544

Amy Hirschhorn

Annette Cappucci

Corresponding Secretary:
Nancy Clarvit

Fundraising Chair:
Wendy Berk

New Member Chair:
Morgan Caspi