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Posted on: March 9, 2021

White Plains Youth Bureau Grandpas United Announce Community Engagement Student Awards

Grandpas United civic engagement Awrd for students

Grandpas United, a program of the White Plains Youth Bureau, is pleased to announce its First Annual Civic Engagement Awards Program to honor high school seniors who have developed

the combination of knowledge, skills, values, and motivation to make a difference in their community.  Six awards of $500 will be given this year, made possible by generous donations to Grandpas

United’s Civic Engagement Awards Program. Applications can be downloaded at  www.whiteplainsyouthbureau.org or requested by email to grandpasunitedwpyb@gmail.com.


Students are eligible to apply for an award if they are on track to graduate in June 2021, attend White Plains High School or are associated with White Plains Youth Bureau Programs. Students

may apply directly or be nominated by members of the community. The deadline for submissions is April 9, 2021.

 Applicants must demonstrate one or more of the following civic engagement activities – exceptional dedication to community service, be a role models to peers and the wider

community, show a commitment to addressing issues of inequality and social justice, or have the ability to get others involved in the community.


Become a Grandpa! Grandpas United invites new volunteers to contact Frank Williams of the White Plains Youth Bureau at 914-715-7082. Support the Grandpas! Tax deductible donations to

support the Civic Engagement Awards and ongoing youth mentoring programs can be made through the Friends of the White Plains Bureau at www.friendsofwpyb.org.


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