The Hudson Gateway REALTOR Foundation leverages HGAR's people,

technology and resources to help improve our community.

Board of Trustees:
Linda Crispinelli
President

Maryann Tercasio
Vice President

Michael Graessle
Secretary/Treasurer

Don Cummins
Gail Fattizzi
Kerry Fedigan
Drew Kessler
Bonnie Koff
Harding Mason

Richard Haggerty
Chief Executive Officer, HGAR

WHO WE ARE

As concerned members of the communities we work in, The Hudson Gateway REALTOR® Foundation participates in qualified community-based charities who serve the housing, hunger, health, happiness, and humane needs of citizens everywhere.

The focus of the Foundation's efforts will be Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange Counties. 

Established in 2004 and relaunched in 2013, the Foundation has donated thousands of dollars to charities and non-profit organizations throughout the Hudson Valley.  Scroll down to see some of the most recent donations we have made.

MAW Check Presentation
The Foundation recently presented a check for $17,000 to Make-a-Wish® Hudson Valley

 

APPLY FOR FUNDING FOR YOUR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION

You may apply for funding for your 501 (c) (3) organization by completing the application form below and sending it to: Foundation@hgar.com.

Click HERE for Foundation Application

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Get involved!  Volunteer for our Hudson Gateway REALTOR® Foundation committee or consider a leadership position on the HG REALTOR® Foundation board of trustees. Committee members work hard to promote the Foundation’s mission, plan events and raise money that is used for grants that ensure the Foundation’s success.   Please contact: Foundation@hgar.com

 

2017 Foundation Grant Recipients

April's Child

From left:  Sander Koudijs and Mary Prenon, HG Realtor Foundation; Leigh Smith, April’s Child volunteer; Laura Schwartz, April’s Child Executive Director; Lin Crispinelli, HG Realtor Foundation President; and Donald Arace, HG Realtor Foundation

The Bridge Fund of Westchester

From left: Aimee Decesare, HG Realtor Foundation;  Barbara Hayes, CEO The Bridge Fund of New York Inc., Margaret Scally,  Director, The Bridge Fund of Westchester; and Gail Fattizzi, HG Realtor Foundation

Community Center of Northern Westchester

From left: Mary Prenon, HG Realtor Foundation; Christin Meyer, President, Board of Directors, Community Center of Northern Westchester; Clare Murray, Executive Director, Community Center of Northern Westchester; Lin Crispinelli, President, HG Realtor Foundation; and Harding Mason, HG Realtor Foundation

Hi Tor Annimal Center

From left: Roberta Bangs, HG Realtor Foundation and Mike Sanducci, Shelter Manager

Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, Valhalla
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From left: Kevin Carraccio, senior vice president, development, Westchester Medical Center; Kerry Fedigan, Bonnie Koff and Harding Mason, HG Realtor Foundation Committee; Lianne Hales-Shaw, executive director, Westchester Medical Center Foundation; and Mary Prenon, HG Realtor Foundation Committee

Meals on Wheels

From left: Lauren Casquarelli, Administrator, Meals on Wheels; Stephen Papas, Director of Development, Meals on Wheels; Roberta Bangs and Kristine DiFrancesco, HG Realtor Foundation

2016 Foundation Grant Recipients

Association for the Visually Impaired, Spring Valley
Association for the Visually Impaired, Spring Valley
From left: Kristine DiFrancesco, HGAR Director of MLS Training and Beth Bate-Du Boff, Executive Director, Association for the Visually Impaired.

Children’s Village, Dobbs Ferry
Children’s Village, Dobbs Ferry
From left:  Bonnie Koff, HG Realtor Foundation; Elisabeth Vieselmeyer, Director of Foundation and Government Relations, The Children’s Village; Amy DelliPaoli, Director of Volunteers, The Children’s Village; Stephanie Liggio, HG Realtor Foundation.

Community Capital of New York, Hawthorne
Community Capital of New York, Hawthorne
From left: Richard Haggerty, HGAR CEO; Ann Garti, HGAR COO, Kimberlie Jacobs, Executive Director Community Capital of New York; John J Lease, HGAR Regional VP; Ron Garafalo, HGAR BOD; Cindy Schweizer, HGAR BOD.

Drug Crisis in Our Backyard, Carmel
Drug Crisis in Our Backyard, Carmel

From left: Carol Christiansen, Co-Founder, Drug Crisis in our Backyard, holding a photo of her son Erik; Lin Crispinelli, President, Hudson Gateway REALTOR® Foundation; and Susan Salomone, Co-Founder, Drug Crisis in Our Backyard, holding a photo of her son Justin.

Food Bank for Westchester, Elmsford
The Food Bank for Westchester, Elmsford
From left: Kristine DiFrancesco, HGAR Director of MLS Training; Bonnie Koff, HG Realtor Foundation Board Fundraising Chair; Ellen Lynch, President & CEO, The Food Bank for Westchester; and Drew Kessler, HG Realtor Foundation Board Trustee.

Friends of Karen, North Salem
Friends of Karen, North Salem
From left: Kerry Fedigan; Susan Stillman; Mike O'Connor; Judith Factor, Executive Director, Friends of Karen; Barbara Wilkov, Friends of Karen and Susan Code.

Furniture Sharehouse
Furniture Sharehouse, White Plains
From left: Bonnie Koff, HG Realtor Foundation; Kate Bialo, Executive Director, Furniture Sharehouse; Lin Crispinelli, President, HG Realtor Foundation; and Gail Fattizzi, HG Realtor Foundation.

Green Chimneys, Brewster
Green Chimneys, Brewster
From left: Drew Kessler, HG Realtor Foundation Trustee, Cathleen Stack, HGAR Director of Marketing, Eileen Barrett, Hudson Gateway MLS, Secretary, from Green Chimneys, Kristin Dionne, Director of Development, and Joe Whalen, Executive Director.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh, Inc., Newburgh
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh, Inc., Newburgh
From Left: John J Lease, HGAR Regional VP; Richard Haggerty, CEO HGAR; Ann Garti, COO HGAR; Cindy Schweizer, HGAR BOD; Ron Garafalo, HGAR BOD; Cathy Collins, Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity Newburgh; Jessica Dymond, Fund Development Manager Habitat for Humanity Newburgh.

Hi-Tor Animal Shelter, Pomona
Hi-Tor Animal Shelter, Pomona
From Left: Kelly Davieds, Hi Tor Staff; Roberta Bangs, Jessica Mandakas, HGAR Staff; Laurie Sharkey, Hi Tor Board member and Volunteer Coordinator and Mikayla Chirillo (front).

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, White Plains
From left: Paul Adler; Sheeba Mathai, Attorney in Charge, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley; Roberta Bangs; and Tom Gabriel, Chief Development Officer, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley.

People to People, Nanuet
People-to-People, Nanuet
From left: Diane Serratore, Executive Director of People to People; Roberta Bangs and Kristine DiFrancesco, HGAR Director of MLS Training .

SPCA of Westchester, Briarcliff Manor SPCA of Westchester, Briarcliff Manor From left: Lin Crispinelli, President, HG Realtor Foundation; Andrea Naso-Nord, SPCA Director of Development; and Gail Fattizzi, HG Realtor Foundation.

Support Connection, Inc., Yorktown Heights
Support Connection, Inc., Yorktown Heights
From left: Harding Mason, HG Realtor Foundation; Barbara Cevoni, Director of Services and Communication, Support Connection; Katherine Quinn, Executive Director, Support Connection; and Lin Crispinelli, President, HG Realtor Foundation.

Volunteer New York, Tarrytown
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From left: Alisa Kesten, Patti Colombo and Jennifer Machuca of Volunteer New York; Gail Fattizzi, HG Realtor Foundation Board; and  Rosie Samudio and Judy Douglas of Volunteer New York.

White Plains Business Improvement District, White Plains White Plains Business Improvement District, White Plains From left: Kevin Nunn, Executive Director, White Plains BID; Michael Graessle, HG Realtor Foundation Board member and Richard Haggerty, HGAR CEO.