Hudson Gateway REALTOR® Foundation Presents Donation Check to Green Chimneys in Brewster

White Plains, NY (December 2018) The Hudson Gateway REALTOR® Foundation, the charitable arm of the Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS®, recently presented a check for $2,500 to Green Chimneys in Putnam County.

Founded in 1947 and headquartered on a farm and wildlife center in Brewster, with a second campus in Carmel, Green Chimneys is recognized as a worldwide leader in animal-assisted therapy and educational activities for children with special needs. Its services include an accredited special education school, residential treatment center, nature-based therapeutic programs, community-based support for youth and families, and public education and recreation opportunities for people of all ages.

“Green Chimneys is so grateful to the Hudson Gateway REALTOR Foundation and all of the members of Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS for their tremendous dedication and support of non-profits and the people they serve throughout the Hudson Valley,” states Edward Placke, Green Chimneys Executive Director. “Their philanthropic efforts help make our community a better place to live for all of us.”

Established in 2004 and relaunched in 2013, the HG REALTOR® Foundation has donated thousands of dollars to charities and non-profits throughout the Hudson Valley. 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.

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The Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS® is a not-for-profit trade association representing almost 12,000 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. It owns and operates the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service (HGMLS), offering more than 20,000 properties in the Bronx, Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, Orange, Sullivan and Ulster counties. It is among the top 50 largest MLSs in the country.

Mary T. Prenon
Director of Communications
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