Women in Need (Win)

Providing shelter and support for homeless women and their families in New York City

Women in Need provides homeless women and their children with shelter, life and business skills, employment opportunities, and children after-school programs.

UNFCU Foundation is partnering with the Francine A. LeFrak Foundation to strengthen and expand Win's Income Building Program (IBP). The IBP offers employment counseling, interview skills, as well as high school diploma preparation. The Francine A. LeFrak Computer Training Program at Win helps women living in shelters find long-term employment.

Program goals:
  • Offer a computer skills training curriculum at Win's East River Shelter in Harlem
  • Provide five six-week sessions of basic computer skills training to 80 women
  • Increase partnerships with employment agencies to identify more opportunities
Your donation of:
  • $1200 will allow one woman to participate in this program to learn computer skills and the skills to find a stable employment