Realtors donate to 22 Hudson Valley charities

Goshen. The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation, established in 2004 and relaunched in 2013, participates in community-based charities that serve the housing, hunger, health, happiness, and humane needs of local residents. The foundation is now seeking applications from charities and non-profits for 2020.

Goshen /
09 Jan 2020 | 03:56

The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation, the charitable arm of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, donated a total of $44,000 to 22 charities and non-profit organizations throughout the Hudson Valley and beyond in 2019.

As it enters its seventh year of fundraising, the foundation is gearing up for another year of providing financial assistance to those organizations dedicated to helping those in need in the New York metro area and elsewhere.

“We are thrilled to be able to provide help to all of the wonderful non-profit organizations that continue to make a difference in the lives of individuals and families in our communities,” said MaryannTercasio, President of the Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation. “We are extremely grateful for the generosity of our Realtor members, colleagues, and sponsors who have made all of these donations possible.”

In the past year, the foundation held its Runway for Hope Fashion Show, a major fundraising event at Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle, which raised over $30,000. In addition, the foundation hosted many successful “Pub Nights” at various locations in the Bronx, Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, and Orange counties. It ended the year with its Holiday Party Fundraiser at the Renaissance Hotel in West Harrison.

The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation was established in 2004 and relaunched in 2013. It participates in community-based charities the serve the housing, hunger, health, happiness, and humane needs of local residents.

The foundation is now seeking applications from charities and non-profits for 2020. For more information or to apply visit hgar.com.

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors is a not-for-profit trade association representing almost 13,000 real estate professionals doing business in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange and Sullivan counties, as well as the Bronx and Manhattan. It is the second largest realtor association in New York, and one of the largest in the country.

The foundation’s 2019 donation recipients in New York included:
Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan & Ulster Counties, Goshen
Abbott House, Irvington
Caritas of Port Chester Port Chester, Port Chester
Center for Safety & Change, New City
Christ Church of Ramapo, Ramapo
Food Bank of the Hudson Valley, Cornwall-on-Hudson
Friends of Karen, North Salem
Furniture Sharehouse, White Plains
Gilda’s Club Westchester, White Plains
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh
Hearts to Home Furnishings, Inc., Yonkers
Hi Tor Animal Shelter, Pomona
Homes for Heroes, Inc., Pearl River
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, White Plains
Lifting Up Westchester, White Plains
Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley, Tarrytown
My Sister’s Place, White Plains
Ossining Children’s Center, Ossining
Support Connection, Inc., Yorktown Heights
The Friends of Green Chimneys, Brewster
Volunteer New York, Tarrytown
Westchester Medical Center, Foundation Valhalla