Volunteer Opportunities

Friends of White Plains Hospital

The Friends of White Plains Hospital is made up of a special group of more than 800 dedicated individuals with a mission to promote and advance the welfare of White Plains Hospital. Members proudly and passionately serve as advocates of the hospital, coordinate fundraising projects, organize special events, write and distribute a newsletter and contribute thousands of volunteer hours per year.


The Friends sponsors a wide array of programs, services and activities including:

  • the Caregiver Support Program
  • blood pressure screenings
  • scholarships for junior volunteers

The Friends strives to provide a powerful voice for White Plains Hospital in the community and welcomes new ideas for involvement.

Friends Leadership


Wendy Berk 
wendyberk@gmail.com / 914-725-8555

Kathy Winterroll 
kwinterroll@verizon.net / 914-830-6544

Major Events

The Annual Fall Gala, the Friends’s signature fundraising event, and the Spring Event celebrate and honor the hard work of physicians and medical staff, while encouraging increased philanthropic support of White Plains Hospital.

 Annual Gala: IMAGINE, Brae Burn Country Club

Friends Spring Luncheon - Willow Ridge Country Club

Girls Got Game - G3 , Metropolis Country Club 

Bowling for Bears, Bowlmor

To find out more about upcoming events, click here now!

Join us!

The Friends always welcomes new members who wish to make a difference for their community hospital. To become a member, click here now. You can also call the Friends' Office at 914-849-7152, or the Foundation Office at 914-681-1040 for more information.

Toys for the 5I Pediatric Playroom!

Toys must be new and able to be immersed in cleaning solution such as anything made of plastic, metal and vinyl (see below for examples):

  • Toy blocks
  • Books
  • Puzzles
  • Cars
  • Doll houses
  • Play food and kitchen items
Toys that are prohibited have fur or fabric (see below for examples):
  • Dolls
  • Stuffed animals
  • Finger puppets

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