Freihofer’s Run for Women supports the community Foundation and United Way

Photo courtesy Freihofer’s Run for WomenRepresentatives from the Freihofer’s Run for Women recently presented a check for $7,600 to the Community Foundation of the Greater Capital Region and the United Way of the Greater Capital Region’s The Capital Region Community COVID-19 Response Fund. Funds came from event registration and donations made by participants during online registration. The Capital Region Community COVID-19 Response Fund has provided 104 grants to organizations on the frontlines of the pandemic, including Colonie Senior Service Centers Inc. (CSSC), which has made adjustments to its Senior Dining, Umbrella and Transportation programs and has expanded its capacity to operate seven days a week. For the last few months, CSSC has provided 1,200 nutritious take-out and home delivered lunches and more than 325 dinners weekly to seniors in Albany County. Shown from the left are Roslyn Cardish, director of strategic engagement & partnerships, United Way of the Greater Capital Region; Kristen Hislop, co-director, Freihofer’s Run for Women; Diane Conroy-LaCivita, executive director, Colonie Senior Service Centers Inc.; and John Eberle, president and CEO, The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region.

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