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YONKERS, SOA OF NY CONTRIBUTE TO FOOD BANK FOR WESTCHESTER

YONKERS, SOA OF NY CONTRIBUTE TO FOOD BANK FOR WESTCHESTER
BY FRANK DRUCKER, Publicity Director, Empire City @ Yonkers Raceway

YONKERS, NY, Friday, September 19, 2014-Over the past number of years, employees and staff from Empire City, Yonkers Raceway and the Standardbred Owners Association of New York have visited the Food Bank For Westchester in nearby Elmsford, helping out with the fine work of that organization.

Friday night, the folks from Food Bank returned the favor, visiting Yonkers to enjoy dinner, a night at the races, and to receive a donation.

Photo by Mike Lizzi

Officials from Yonkers Raceway, the SOA of New York and the Food Bank for Westchester greet driver Mark Lancaster after the trotter Peaks and Valleys won Friday night's second race.


The Raceway and the SOA made a contribution to the Food Bank, which goes toward feeding the hungry throughout the county of Westchester.

"Yonkers is pleased to assist such a worthy cause," Raceway COO Bob Galterio said. So many of our employees generously donate their time every time we visit. Anything we can do to help, it's our pleasure."

"We have had tremendous support from horsemen and owners throughout our organization," SOA of New York president Joe Faraldo said. "Many of Yonkers' leading drivers have been to the Food Bank to lend a hand and see what this organization does."

For more information, visit www.foodbankforwestchester.org.
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FFIFrank Drucker, Yonkers Raceway Publicity Director, 914-968-4200)

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