Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation Presents Checks to 16 Charities and Non-Profit Groups
Mary Prenon | January 2017
WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation, the charitable arm of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, recently presented more than $38,000 in checks to 16 charitable and non-profit organizations throughout the Hudson Valley.
“As Realtors, we are so pleased to be able to give back to the local communities where we make our living,” said Linda Crispinelli, president of the Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation Board of Trustees. “Our goal is to continue to strengthen the foundations of these communities and offer support to those living there who may be in need.”
Checks were presented to the following groups:
Association for the Visually Impaired, Spring Valley
Children’s Village, Dobbs Ferry
Community Capital of New York, Hawthorne
Drug Crisis in Our Backyard, Carmel
Friends of Karen, North Salem
Furniture Sharehouse, White Plains
Green Chimneys, Brewster
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh, Inc., Newburgh
Hi-Tor Animal Shelter, Pomona
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, White Plains
SPCA of Westchester, Briarcliff Manor
Support Connection, Inc., Yorktown Heights
The Food Bank for Westchester, Elmsford
Volunteer New York, Tarrytown
White Plains Business Improvement District, White Plains
Among the most recent awardees included The Food Bank for Westchester, which has led the fight against hunger in Westchester County for more than 25 years and serves more than 200,000 Westchester residents annually. The organization received a $5,000 donation from the HG Realtor Foundation.
“We value the wonderful partnership we have with the Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation. I think our area is lucky to have Realtors who are truly concerned about the quality of life experienced by everyone in the communities where they work and live,” said Ellen Lynch, president and CEO, of The Food Bank for Westchester.
Another award recipient was Community Capital New York, a not-for-profit community development loan fund that serves eight counties in the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County, CT, which received a $5,000 donation. “Community Capital is very grateful to the Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation for this grant which will allow us to continue our work in the City of Newburgh,” said Kim Jacobs, executive director of Community Capital. “We have been working to overcome the challenge of lead and asbestos contamination in homes in the city.”
Established in 2004 and re-launched in 2013, the foundation has donated thousands of dollars to charities and non-profits throughout the Hudson Valley. As concerned members of the communities they work in, the Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation participates in qualified community-based charities that serve the housing, hunger, health, happiness, and humane needs of citizens everywhere.
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