Giving Tuesday in Westchester; Paint With Planned Parenthood; Local Banks Prosper

Here’s what’s happening today in the 914:

1.) Today is National Giving Day, also known as Giving Tuesday where people donate to their favorite charity or non-profit as a way of saying thanks on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Here are some Westchester organizations that can use your help, especially with proposed cuts to non-profit funding in the County’s 2016 budget:



2.)?On Dec. 16 you can paint; drink wine; schmooze with like minded ladies and gents; and munch on some snacks all?while showing your support for Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic, which serves Westchester County.

Credit: PPHP
Credit: PPHP

The Young Professionals Fundraising event will be hosted by PPHP at Muse Paintbar in White Plains, 84 Mamaroneck Ave., and invites professionals and activists aged 21-35 to come together in solidarity for PPHP.

Tickets are $45, the first 15 people to sign up get a swag bag and everyone gets to take their masterpiece home with them. Invite your buddies and come get creative for a cause. Click here to get your tickets.

?3.) Today’s headlines: