Peter Castellana III, Peter Castellana Jr. and the Castellana Foundation are proud to sponsor the Tyree Curry 5K Memorial Race/Walk to be held at the on Saturday, June 11, 2016.
“The Tyree Curry 5K Memorial Run/Walk and Health Fair is one of the most important events of the year,” said Mayor Wayne J. Hall Sr. “There are new reports every day about the dangers of an unhealthy lifestyle. The Tyree Curry 5K Memorial Run/Walk and Health Fair is a great way for the community to come together and accept the challenge of leading a healthy lifestyle.”
Proceeds from the race will benefit NephCure Kidney International, an organization committed exclusively to support research seeking the cause of the potentially debilitating kidney disease Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and the diseases that cause Nephrotic Syndrome, improve treatment, and find a cure.
NephCure Kidney International is:
- Committed to funding research around the globe that will continue to move us closer to an improved treatment and a cure.
- The primary source of information on Nephrotic Syndrome and FSGS.
- Leading the charge for legislative action to provide more federal funding for research into Nephrotic Syndrome and FSGS.
- Working to attract researchers to this field.
- Educating the public and raising awareness about Nephrotic Syndrome and FSGS.
Peter Castellana III, Peter Castellana Jr. and the Castellana Foundation are looking forward to the race and encourage you to check out this event!
The Union Little League will open their season this April, which runs through October 2016. The teams play in various competitions, including the Ripkin tournaments, as well as internationally, in locations such as Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Panama, Venezuela, Mexico and Canada.
The League is based in the Bronx, and aims to provide an outlet for at-risk youth struggling with poverty and other hardships.
In addition to exposing the kids to different parts of the world and other cultures, the League provides them with a healthy context for socialization, while instilling a sense of structure and discipline into their daily lives.
Peter Castellana III, Peter Castellana Jr. and the Castellana Foundation are proud to help support the efforts of the Union Little League, as it continues to positively impact their community.
Peter Castellana III, Peter Castellana Jr. and the Castellana Foundation recently made a donation to The Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York.
The Women’s Ministry of The Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York has begun its Women’s Season 2016, themed “New and Improved!’ They are bringing their annual ‘Walk-A-Thon’ to the community. The Theme – “Walk It Out” is in support of Cancer research and to honor the lives of cancer survivors across the world. Their goal is to engage community involvement to support Cancer research, as well as spread awareness and prevention of the disease.
All monetary contributions will go towards two leading Cancer Research organizations – The American Cancer Society and the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The Walk-A-Thon will be held on Saturday, April 16th from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.