The Hudson Gateway REALTOR Foundation leverages HGAR's people,
technology and resources to help improve our community.
Board of Trustees:
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.
The Foundation recently presented a check for $28,000 to
Make-a-Wish® Hudson Valley
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
- February 6th DoubleDay's, Dobbs Ferry
- March 21st, Patrick’s,Pub, Mahopac
- June 19th, 3 Westerly Bar and Grill, Ossining
Annual Gala - May 8th, Viva Las Vegas, Casino Night, Glen Island Harbour Club, New Rochelle
Holiday Party - November 30th
HG Realtor Foundation Holiday Party
Westchester Hills Golf Club, December 6, 2016
HG Realtor Foundation "Monte Carlo Night"-
Glenn Island Harbour Club, Sept. 15, 2016
HG Realtor Foundation Pub Night -
Hudson Water Club, July 25, 2016
HG Realtor Foundation Pub Night -
202 Steakhouse, June 28th 2016
HG Foundation Fundraiser -
Pax Romana, April 5th, 2016
2017 Foundation Grant Recipients
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
Caritas, Port Chester, NY
Back row, from left: Mary Prenon, HG Realtor Foundation; Bill Cusano and Terence Linehan, President Caritas of Port Chester
Front row, from left: Stephanie Liggio, Gail Fattizzi, and Bonnie Koff, HG Realtor Foundation; Patricia Hart, Treasurer, Caritas of Port Chester; Katie Lawrence, Julia B. Fee in Rye, Caritas volunteer; and Cathleen Stack, 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
Food Bank for Westchester
Back row, from left: Sander Koudijs, Rose Aprea, and Beth Hargraves, HG Realtor Foundation Committee
Front row, from left: Mary Prenon, Stephanie Liggio and Alicia Albany, HG Realtor Foundation Committee; Leslie Gordon, President & CEO, The Food Bank for Westchester; and Bonnie Koff, HG Realtor Foundation Committee.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh
From left: Dorothy Botsoe, HGAR President; Cathy Collins, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh Executive Director; Ann Garti, HGAR COO, Maryann Tercasio, HG Realtor Foundation Vice President and Richard Haggerty, HGAR CEO
Helping Hands for the Homeless and Hungry, Rye, NY
From left: Donald Arace, HG Realtor Foundation; Susan Salice, Helping Hands Co-President; Janet Meyers, Helen McConnell (in back); Bonnie Koff, Alicia Albano and Stephanie Liggio, HG Realtor Foundation; Marianne Egan, Brigitte Sarnoff, Helping Hands Co-President, Bess June Lane and Donna Koval
Lifting Up Westchester
From left: Gail Fattizzi, Mary Prenon, Beth Hargraves, Bonnie Koff, and Sander Koudijs, HG Realtor Foundation Committee; Anahaita Kotval, Executive Director, Lifting Up Westchester; Stephanie Liggio and Alicia Albano, HG Realtor Foundation Committee
Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley
From left, Nikolas Stanovic of Ax Real Estate, Make A Wish event sponsor; HGAR MAW Committee members Layla Rose Boyles, Erica Sallahian; Elsa Seguinot; and Shirley Van Dam; Tom Conklin, president & CEO Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley; HGAR MAW Committee members Kerri Stretch; Mary Prenon and Michelle Gilliard; and John Dolgetta of Dolgetta Law PLLC, MAW event sponsor.
Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, Valhalla
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
2016 Foundation Grant Recipients
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
From left: HGAR MAW Committee members Sadiki Pierre; Mary Prenon; Tom Conklin, president & CEO Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley; HGAR MAW Committee members Eydie Lopez; Michelle Gilliard; Angela Demaris; Elsa Seguinot and Erica Sallahian.
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
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.