WHITE PLAINS, NY – Tompkins Financial Advisors’ $1,000 donation to The Arc Westchester, which is based in Hawthorne, was made in honor of the ongoing work of Attorney and past President of The Arc Westchester’s Board of Directors Bernard A. Krooks. The gift will contribute to the organization’s support of more than 2,000 children, teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities through programs that promote independence, productivity and participation in community life.


The second $1,000 gift from Tompkins Financial Advisors was donated to Hastings-based Westchester Creative Arts Therapy Services that provides music and art therapy programs to children and young adults with special needs to foster cognitive, emotional, speech and social development, along with a sense of well-being.

“Giving is the best part of the holiday season,” said William D. Winters, senior vice president, managing director, Hudson Valley, Tompkins Financial Advisors. “Donating gifted funds to two organizations working so diligently on behalf of our community’s people in need—The Arc Westchester and Westchester Creative Arts Therapy Services—makes the holidays more joyful for everyone.”


Representatives of The Arc Westchester in Hawthorne recently accepted a $1,000 donation from Tompkins Financial Advisors, an honorarium in light of Attorney and Past President of The Arc Westchester’s Board of Directors Bernard A. Krooks (fifth from left) contributions, including, from the left, Bill Winters, Stephanie M. Morales and Allen Margolius, from Tompkins Financial Advisors; Nancy Patota, The Arc Westchester Foundation; Steve Shepherd, Tompkins Financial Advisors; and Tibisay Guzmán, The Arc Westchester.


Tompkins Financial Advisors presented Westchester Creative Arts Therapy Services in Hastings with a holiday donation of $1,000, including, from the left, Bill Winters, Tompkins Financial Advisors; Joan Magoolaghan, NY CATF (Foundation); Moira Kiernan, NY CATF (Foundation); Nancy Landy, Westchester Creative Arts Therapy Services; and John Genn, Tompkins Financial Advisors.

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Tompkins Financial Advisors is the wealth management firm of Tompkins Financial Corporation, a leading New York State-based financial services holding company. With more than a century of experience, Tompkins Financial Advisors provides customized wealth management strategies. In the Hudson Valley region, the firm has locations in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties. Other locations include Rochester, NY; Ithaca, NY; Wyomissing, PA and Blue Bell, PA. Wealth Advisors also are available by appointment at Tompkins Financial affiliate locations, including Tompkins Mahopac National Bank, Tompkins Bank of Castile, Tompkins Trust Company, Tompkins VIST Bank and Tompkins Insurance Agencies. For more information, visit or follow the firm on LinkedIn.

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