Tarrytown, NY The Hudson Gateway (HG) Realtor Foundation, the charitable arm of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, recently presented a check for $15,000 to Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley. Make-A-Wish grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.
“We are truly grateful to the Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation for their continued generous support,” said Tom Conklin, Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley CEO. “The Foundation is truly making a difference in the lives of our wish kids and their families.”
Since 1986, Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley has granted the wishes of more than 2,700 children in the Hudson Valley region with critical illnesses. Serving the eight counties of Delaware, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester, the Chapter’s mission is to ensure that every child residing in the Hudson Valley who qualifies for Make-A-Wish services is granted his or her fondest wish. While wishes are referred and completed on an ongoing basis, an average of 150 wishes are in progress at any given time.
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.