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Schenectady fundraiser collects more than $9,000 for hurricane victims

Schenectady fundraiser collects more than $9,000 for hurricane victims

$5,715 comes from block party, with additional funds donated directly to cause
Schenectady fundraiser collects more than $9,000 for hurricane victims
Mazzone Hospitality worker Heather Mlodzianowski serves food Sept. 27 on State Street during Schenectady Serves.
Photographer: Peter Barber

SCHENECTADY — Schenectady Serves, which rallied the community to raise funds to help communities affected by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, raised $9,316.82 for victims in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, according to event organizers.

The fundraising effort included a September block party on State Street, featuring food selections from Aperitivo Bistro; Johnny’s; Mexican Radio; Nico’s Rooftop Tavern; Rivers Casino and Resort; and DeCrescente Distributing Co. That event alone raised $5,715.40, with the remaining $3,601.42 gathered through public and corporate donations to Fundabilities.

The money will directly assist the neediest in the communities of Woodsboro and Bayside, Texas, and Summerland Key, Florida; as well as the Hispanic Federation’s UNIDOS Disaster Relief & Recovery Program to support Puerto Rico. 

Others participating in Schenectady Serves include The Alt; the Schenectady Office of the Capital Region Chamber of Commerce; The Daily Gazette; Discover Schenectady; Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corp.; Mallozzi’s; Mazzone Hospitality; Paul Mitchell The School — Schenectady; Proctors; Schenectady Armory Center; Transfinder; and WGNA.

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