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Hudson Valley-area Allstate Agency owners support domestic violence nonprofits by hosting donation drives

December 5, 2017 - 11:36 am

NEW CITY — Hudson Valley-area Allstate agency owners are teaming up to host supply drives to benefit the Center for Safety & Change of New City and Hope’s Door of Hawthorne. The donations will support the nonprofits’ missions to provide supportive services to victims seeking safety, independence and healing from the trauma of domestic violence and other abuse. The supply drives are part of a multi-region Allstate Foundation Purple Purse® donation effort that will benefit domestic violence nonprofits throughout Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington D.C. and West Virginia.

Now through Dec. 11, the public can participate by donating toiletries, diapers, cleaning supplies, non-perishable food items, clothing and gift cards for drugs stores, supermarkets and retail stores. Complete lists of most-needed supplies can be found here:

Center for Safety & Change: http://bit.ly/AllstateFoundationNewCity; Hope’s Door: http://bit.ly/AllstateFoundationHawthorne.

Through their volunteer efforts, each participating Hudson Valley-area Allstate agency owner will secure a $1,000 Allstate Foundation Helping Hands® grant. The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) will accept the grants and distribute the funding to local domestic violence nonprofits.

“As small business owners and community leaders, these Allstate agency owners see firsthand the opportunities and challenges facing the communities they serve,” said New York Region Allstate spokesperson, Kayla Taylor. “Giving back is core to who they are as agency owners, which is why they’re proud to volunteer and raise funds to support survivors of domestic violence and their families across the Hudson Valley area.”

Items are being collected at the following local Allstate locations:

Rockland County’s Center for Safety & Change:

n George Cambronne: 540 Piermont Ave, Piermont

n Salvatore Carollo: 15 S Route 303, Congers

n Timothy Chhim: 224 Main St., Nanuet

n Timothy Fay: 100 Route 303, Tappan

n Kevin Franchino: 295 Route 304, Bardonia

n Michael Franchino: 383 South Main St., New City

n Robert Gauzza: 20 Route 59, Suffern

n Erik Hall: 589 Route 303, Blauvelt

n Jeffrey Hernandez: 36 S Route 9w, Suite 3, West Haverstraw

n Izya Katsizna: 316 W Route 59, Nanuet

n Robert Manavola: 400 Rella Blvd., Suite 162, Suffern

n Matt Mathews: 1581 Route 202, Pomona

n Joel Meisels: 1 Stralisk Court, Unit S001, Monroe

n Michael Mui: 290 Route 59, Nyack

n Arthy Oparaji: 228 Route 32, Central Valley

n Frank Perri: 131 N Middletown Road, Peal River

n Peter Singla: 27 Rockland Center, Nanuet

n Justin Valle: 265 S Little Tor Road, New City

n Steven Vitiello: 75 Ramapo Road, Garnerville

Westchester County’s Hope’s Door:

n Joseph Alfassa: 939 McLean Ave., Yonkers

n Roberto Aste: 1071 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers

n Ralph Borsella: 21 Elm Place, Rye

n Al Buglione: 35 ½ W Grand St., Mount Vernon

n Frank Campo: 572 Warburton Ave., Hastings on Hudson

n David Cohen: 464 Kings Highway, Brooklyn

n David Cohen: Central Park Ave., Yonkers

n David Cohen: 251 Underhill Ave., Suite B, Yorktown Heights

n Owen Cosgrove: 15 N Broadway, Tarrytown

n Ryan Cosgrove: 402 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains

n Geoffrey Csenge: 2097 Boston Post Road, Larchmont

n Peter Cuomo: 420 Columbus Ave., Suite 210, Valhalla

n Michael Daly: 93 Halstead Ave., Harrison

n Peter DeLuca: 648 Tuckahoe Road, Yonkers

n Philip Eifert: 200 Katonah Ave., Katonah

n William Fitzgerald: 130 Main St, Irvington

n Charles Gadino: 175 E Main St., Mount Kisco

n Juan Gonzalez: 215 North Ave., New Rochelle

n Robin Grund: 204 E Main St, Jefferson Valley

n Robert LaBarbera: 900 E Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck

n Ivette Ledesma: 641 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers

n Chris Marinaccio: 742 Central Park Ave., Scarsdale

n Rosa Mejias: 749 Palisade Ave., Yonkers

n Laura Menegazzo: 1751 Route 6, Carmel

n Jaime Nunes: 412 S Broadway, Yonkers

n Janet Prince: 1516 Route 55, Suite 7, Lagrangeville

n Deborah Stockton: 108 Kraft Ave., Bronxville

n Colleen Torpie: 59 Kensico Road, Thornwood

n Lesly Vixama: 239 Main St., New Rochelle

The National Network to End Domestic Violence, the Center for Safety & Change and Hope’s Door are among thousands of organizations this year to receive Allstate Foundation Helping Hands grants secured by Allstate agency owners and financial specialists for their volunteer efforts. The grants support organizations addressing domestic violence, youth empowerment, disaster preparedness, hunger and other causes.

The Allstate Foundation Helping Hands grants are one example of The Allstate Foundation’s legacy of service and giving for communities and nonprofits across the U.S. Each October, domestic violence nonprofits across the country participate in the Purple Purse Challenge to raise funds for financial empowerment programs for domestic violence survivors. This year, more than 220 domestic violence nonprofits participated. Along with the Allstate Foundation grants awarded, more than $4.18 million was raised during the Purple Purse Challenge. To learn more and donate, visit PurplePurse.com.