WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The Women’s Council of Realtors, Empire Westchester Chapter and the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors raised $22,522 for the Westchester Coalition for the Hungry and Homeless at its “Brown Bag for Hunger” Spring Fashion Show at the Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle.
The figure represents a $4,200 increase over last year’s donation. The population of people in need of help in Westchester County has risen more than 24 percent in the past year.
Bloomingdale’s provided the fashions for the event and HGAR Realtors and Affiliate Members served as models. The association is a not-for-profit trade association covering over 9,000 real estate professionals doing business in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, and Orange counties.
The Westchester Coalition for the Hungry and Homeless, Inc. is a not for profit composed of autonomous food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, service organizations and individuals interested in alleviating hunger and homelessness in our region.
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