Chester, NY - September, 2018
Satin Fine Foods, a manufacturer of cake decorating products based in The Hudson Valley NY, presented a donation of $2,400 to Hudson Valley Honor Flight on Sept 28th, 2018 at the HVNY office in Walden NY. The proceeds were generated from a recent sales incentive campaign and presented to HVHF by Kevin O’Reilly, Founder and CEO of Satin Fine Foods, inc. “Giving back is an essential part of our mission and culture” said Kevin O’Reilly. “Since our company was founded in 2001, Satin Fine Foods has always dedicated our resources to supporting local, national and global charities. Hudson Valley Honor Flight is right in our back yard and supports a wonderfully generous cause”.
Hudson Valley Honor Flight (HVHF) is a local nonprofit based in Walden which honors Hudson Valley area veterans for all their sacrifices by bringing them to Washington, D.C. to visit their respective war memorials at no cost to them. HVHF is also the local hub of the National Honor Flight Network, which has more than 100 independent non-profit “hubs” nationwide. “You can be sure we will put your donation to good use!” said Jennifer DeFrancesco, Executive Director of HVHF. “It really is an honor and a privilege to be able to do what we do for these heroes.” October 6th, 2018 marked mission #21 for HVHF. The flight departed New York Stewart International Airport in New Windsor and escorted veterans on an all-expense paid trip to our nation’s war memorials. Veterans traveled by police escort bus convoy while in D.C. for the daylong trip.
“Satin Fine Foods is honored to have contributed to such a special cause” said Jeff Caron, Director of Global Sales, Satin Fine Foods. “This donation to HVHF helps give our American veterans the acknowledgement they deserve for their selfless sacrifices.”
HVHF continues its fundraising efforts all year long to help make the trips for the American heroes a reality. For more information on HVHF and how you can help please visit www.hvhonorflight.com
About Satin Fine Foods, Inc.
Satin Fine Foods, Inc. is a world-leading rolled fondant manufacturer, distributing to more than 60 countries worldwide. Established in 2001, Satin Fine Foods developed the Satin Ice range of products to satisfy the demands of the world’s best cake artists. Known for its superior workability, consistency and taste, Satin Ice has become the premium fondant of choice for professional cake artists around the globe. For more information please visit www.satinice.com.
About Hudson Valley Honor Flight:
Hudson Valley Honor Flight (HVHF) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization which “Honors American Veterans” for all their sacrifices. HVHF transports these heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit their memorials at no cost to them. It is the local hub of the National Honor Flight Network (which consists of more than 100 independent non-profit “hubs” across America). HVHF flies multiple times a year out of Stewart International Airport and Westchester County Airport. It serves veterans from the following counties: Orange (N.Y.), Ulster (N.Y.), Dutchess (N.Y.), Westchester (N.Y.), Rockland (N.Y.), Sullivan (N.Y.), Putnam (N.Y.), Pike (Pa.), Bergen (N.J.), and Fairfield (Conn.). Veterans from other surrounding counties are considered as well. Top priority is given to those of the Greatest Generation, that of World War II, and terminally ill veterans from other wars. HVHF plans to take ALL veterans from other wars on future flights. Applications are kept on file. For more information, visit http://hvhonorflight.com