Black Westchester Presents Yonkers Modern Day Heroes #YonkersStrong

As part of Lorraine Lopez’ series #YonkersStrong, and our new Modern Day Heroes Mondays, Black Westchester hosted a special edition of the Black Westchester Power Hour in conjunction with Latino Empowerment to celebrate four individuals from Yonkers who are doing great work in the city of Yonkers and surrounding areas to serve the community during the difficult pandemic we are facing.

AJ Woodson and Lorraine Lopez sat down with John Cabrera (914United) James Nolan of the Micheal Nolan Foundation, Deana Renee Robinson (Legislative Aide of Councilwoman Shanae Williams, who also volunteers and serves with 914United, YCAP, the YWCA food pantry, and SolidRock Christian Center), Jonathan Alverez (Director of 914United) to celebrate the efforts of the UnSung Modern Day Heroes in the City of Yonkers, Monday, May 11th to highlight the great work they are doing.

To volunteer or if you need help or assistance reach you can reach out to:

Deana Renee Robinson at or call (914) 377-6311 on behalf of Councilwoman Shanae Williams’ office and follow Deana on Facebook and Instagram. Reach out to Deana to volunteer or if you are in need of services and/or prayer.

You can reach James Nolan at or (914) 490-0840 and follow him on Facebook and Instagram, To donate to The Michael Nolan Foundation Meals For The Heros you can go to their GoFundMe page. Follow The Michael Nolon Foundation of Facebook

To contact John Cabrera email him at and follow him on Facebook and Instagram.

To contact Jonathan Alverez and 914United email or call 914.439.3023 or follow on Facebook and Instagram and to make donations go to their GoFundMe page. 914UNITED Inc has been rendering services regarding counseling, entrepreneurship, and independent life-skills to the youth & the formerly incarcerated, before the COVID-19 pandemic and has stepped up to the plate to serves the needs of their community

To contact Lorraine Lopez email her at or call (914) 223-3191 and follow her on the Latino Empowerment Facebook Page, and on her Instagram page

To contact Black Westchester email or call (914) 979-2093 and as always you can follow
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