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Bronxville, Eastchester, Tuckahoe Community Fund Awards $563K In Grants

The Community Fund of Bronxville, Eastchester and Tuckahoe honored nine students. From left, Katharine Outcalt, Natzinet Ghebrenegus, Nicole Nasti, Morgan Slocombe, Lisa Iwagami, Brendan Patrick Carty, Sally Kwok, Ariana Sher and Eileen Frey.
The Community Fund of Bronxville, Eastchester and Tuckahoe honored nine students. From left, Katharine Outcalt, Natzinet Ghebrenegus, Nicole Nasti, Morgan Slocombe, Lisa Iwagami, Brendan Patrick Carty, Sally Kwok, Ariana Sher and Eileen Frey. Photo Credit: Contributed

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The Community Fund of Bronxville, Eastchester and Tuckahoe plans to award more than $563,000 in grants to 26 community agencies and programs, according to a press release.

“We are thrilled to be providing such significant funding to the many dedicated and hard working organizations that serve those in need throughout our Bronxville, Eastchester and Tuckahoe communities,” Katharine Outcalt, president of The Community Fund for fiscal year 2015-16, said in a press release. “Thank you to our generous donors who have supported our fundraising efforts this year, my colleagues on the board and the many volunteers who have worked tirelessly to help us identify the greatest needs in our communities and ensure that every dollar we raise makes the greatest possible impact.”

Nine graduating high school seniors were named recipients of the Michael Frey Scholarship Award.

  • Brendan Patrick Carty, Sally Kwok, and Ariana Sher from Bronxville High School.
  • Gary DelVecchio, Lisa Iwagami and Noah Orlando from Eastchester High School.
  • Natzinet Ghebrenegus, Nicole Nasti and Morgan Slocombe from Tuckahoe High School.

Frey was an Eastchester police officer who died in the line of duty.

His mother, Eileen Frey, presented the scholarships to the students during The Community Fund’s annual meeting May 26.

“We are pleased to continue our tradition of remembering Michael Frey with this scholarship that celebrates student leaders who embody the same spirit of generosity and commitment to public service,” Melinda Burge, executive director of The Community Fund, said in a press release. “Having Eileen with us to hand out the awards is an honor and made the evening particularly special."

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