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Stewart’s Shops Holiday Match brings $112,624 to local organizations

SARATOGA SPRINGS — In these uncertain times, Stewart’s Shops is delivering some good news. After another successful Holiday Match season, checks are now in the mail to local children’s charities. Funding has now been allocated to 1,753 organizations across the communities where Stewart’s Shops are located.

From Thanksgiving Day through Christmas Day, customers donated almost $900,000 to the program, which was doubled to about $1.8 million with the Stewart’s match. There are no administrative costs with this program, meaning 100 percent of the funds collected and matched, benefit these organizations.

“Given the current uncertain circumstances, the Holiday Match Program means more this year than ever before and provides non-profit organizations with some certainty and much needed assistance. This true collaboration and support from our customers along with the Stewart’s match will positively impact children’s charities all year long,” said Stewart’s Foundation president Susan Dake in a news release.

The Stewart’s Holiday Match program has now allocated more than $30 million since the program’s inception in 1986. The success of program is credited to Stewart’s customers for their generous contributions, dedicated shop partners who worked diligently to collect the funds, and to the media partners who helped spread the word.

Stewart’s Shops is committed to giving back to the communities in which they are located, donating approximately $2.5 million a year to local non-profits with The Dake Family Foundations contributing an additional $5 million.

The following organizations will be receiving checks:

Fulton County

$51,875

∫ Alcoholism & Substance, Hamil, Fult & Mont Co

∫ Boy Scout Troop 53

∫ Broadalbin-Perth Central School District

∫ Broadalbin-Perth Education Foundation Inc.

∫ Broadalbin-Perth Odyssey of the Mind

∫ Catholic Charities of Fulton & Montgomery Co.

∫ Change of 1

∫ Coach Jack Kobuskie Memorial Scholarship

∫ Colonial Little Theatre

∫ Cub Scout Pack 53

∫ Family Counseling Center of Fulton County

∫ Foothills Family Productions, Inc.

∫ Fulton County Department of Social Services

∫ Fulton County Historical Society

∫ Fulton County YMCA

∫ Gloversville Dugout Club

∫ Gloversville Field Hockey Booster Club

∫ Gloversville FMC and Food Pantry

∫ Gloversville Football Alumni Association

∫ Gloversville High School

∫ Gloversville High School Lifeskills

∫ Gloversville Hoop Club

∫ Gloversville Junior Dragons Youth Basketball

∫ Gloversville Middle School Drama Club

∫ Gloversville Public Library

∫ Johnstown High School Drama Club

∫ Johnstown High School PTSA

∫ Johnstown Little League

∫ Johnstown Music Support Group

∫ Johnstown Youth Lacrosse

∫ Life Saver Ministries

∫ Mayfield Central School District

∫ Meco Vol. Fire Co., Inc.

∫ Mental Health Assn. in Fulton & Montgomery Co

∫ Nathan Littauer Hospital

∫ North Main Street United Methodist Church

∫ Northville Central School

∫ Northville Public Library

∫ Northville United Presbyterian Church

∫ Northville-Edinburg Little League

∫ Positudes L. Madeiros Scholarship

∫ Sacandaga Bible Conference

∫ Sacandaga Triathlon Club

∫ Sacandaga Volleyball Club, Inc.

∫ St. John’s Episcopal Church Food Pantry

∫ The Gathering

∫ The Salvation Army — Gloversville

˜∫ Wheelerville Union Free School

Hamilton County

$11,999

∫ Adirondack Experience

∫ American Legion Parker/Benton Post 1392

∫ CVW Long Lake Public Library

∫ First Baptist Church

∫ Hamilton County Community Action Agency

∫ Indian Lake Library

∫ Indian Lake PTSO

∫ Indian Lake Theater, Inc.

∫ Indian Lake Vol. Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary

∫ Indian Lake Volunteer Ambulance Corps

∫ Long Lake Lions Club

∫ Town of Indian Lake

∫ Wells Central School

Montgomery County

$48,750

∫ Amsterdam Cal Ripken Baseball

∫ Amsterdam Free Library

∫ Amsterdam Little Giants

∫ Broadalbin-Perth Central School District

∫ Canajoharie Area Little League

∫ Canajoharie Cub Scout Pack 5081

∫ Canajoharie High School STAR

∫ Canajoharie Library & Art Gallery

∫ Canajoharie SADD

∫ Coalition for Agricultural Leaders

∫ Community Youth Center

∫ Cub Scouts, Pack 5061, Fort Plain

∫ Fonda Fultonville All Sports Booster Club Inc.

∫ Fonda Fultonville Central School

∫ Fonda Fultonville Little League

∫ Fonda Fultonville Youth Football Inc.

∫ Fonda-Fultonville Central School

∫ Fort Hunter Free Library

∫ Fort Plain Free Library

∫ Fort Plain Museum

∫ Fort Plain Youth Recreation Commission

∫ Frothingham Free Library

∫ Fulmont Community Action Agency/Head Start

∫ Fulton Montgomery Community College STEP/LPP

∫ Habitat for Humanity — Montgomery County

∫ Haven of Hope Farm and Residence Inc.

∫ John J. Wyszomirski Post #701, American Legion

∫ Junior Youth Program of Canajoharie

∫ Liberty, Montgomery County Chapter, NYSARC

∫ Mohawk Valley Collective, Inc.

∫ Montgomery County Dept. of Social Services

∫ New Dimensions in Living, Inc.

∫ Perth Youth Commission

∫ Schoharie River Center, Inc.

∫ St. Johnsville Parks and Recreation

∫ St. Johnsville Volunteer Fire Department

∫ St. Johnsville Youth Center

∫ St. Mary’s Institute

∫ Tribes Hill Youth Commission

∫ Troop 5048 BSA

∫ United Way of Montgomery County, Inc.

∫ Walter Elwood Museum

∫ William H Barkley Microsociety School PTO

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