Saunders & Associates, a local Hamptons firm renowned for its strong tradition of community involvement, is excited to unveil its 10th Annual Thanksgiving Donation Drive. Since 2014, Saunders has been a pillar of support for local food pantries throughout the East End of Long Island, and this year marks a significant milestone in their continued commitment to giving back.
In 2022, their dedicated team successfully raised over $40,000. This extraordinary achievement underscores their unwavering dedication to supporting the local community.
Leading this charitable endeavor, Colleen Saunders, Senior Vice President of Operations, expressed her enthusiasm, stating, “Far too many people in the Hamptons experience food insecurity, and our mission is to ensure that no family goes hungry. It’s a great cause, helping families create joyful holiday memories and providing a simple way to support the local community. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone for their generous contributions this year and in the past.”
All donations made to their GoFundMe will go entirely to food pantries in the Hamptons, where the need remains critical.
Steve Glick, Senior VP of Marketing, emphasized the impact of these donations, stating, “We are moved by how much our community has supported the annual Saunders Thanksgiving Drive. Over 10 years, we’ve raised a lot of money for people who really need it. The beauty of cash donations lies in their ability to empower these charitable organizations to serve those in need effectively.”
Bolstered by the overwhelming generosity and support from previous years, the Saunders team anticipates another year of remarkable success. Steve added, “Our GoFundMe page surpassed our original goal in 2020, thanks to the steadfast support of our agents, staff, and the entire Hamptons community. In 2023, our target is to raise more than $20,000 to continue making a difference in the community.”
Food pantries in the Hamptons provide an essential service to the community, especially after the summer season when the local economy undergoes significant changes. We encourage everyone to consider volunteering in addition to their donations, as charitable organizations are always eager for help, especially during the holiday season.
Saunders & Associates extends a warm invitation to the local community to participate in this drive and your generosity will make a significant impact. Donations will be allocated to the following local organizations spanning from Westhampton to Montauk: Bridgehampton Community Food Pantry, Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center, Church of the Immaculate Conception in Westhampton Beach, East Hampton Food Pantry, Springs Food Pantry, Montauk Food Pantry, Heart of the Hamptons Southampton Food Pantry, Hampton Bays Food Pantry, and Shelter Island Food Pantry.
If you would like to donate , visit www.gofundme.com/f/hamptonsdonationdrive2023