For more than 100 years, the New York Times Neediest Cases Fund has helped struggling New Yorkers get back on their feet. As one of seven agencies of the New York Times Neediest Cases Fund, FPWA is able to provide assistance to some of Greater New York’s most vulnerable populations through our network of member agencies. Through inspiring stories published daily during the annual campaign, generous readers have donated more than $275 million over the years.
Nettie Carrier has spent much of her life caring for loved ones. She now faces her own medical problems, and has made her mental health a priority.Continue Reading
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Elaine Fludgate struggled to overcome depression after the passing of her partner of 32 years. With time, Elaine found hope again and solace in her support group, realizing that being around other people was paramount to her healing process. Read more about our brave FPWA grant recipient Elaine and how she was able to regain her footing.Continue Reading