Peter Castellana III, Peter Castellana Jr. and the Castellana Foundation, along with Western Beef were happy to support HB Studio by making a donation towards their annual Spring Clean Up. The donation helped them purchase food and beverages at the local Western Beef to help keep their many volunteers energized while they worked on maintenance and restoration projects of the historic Greenwich Village buildings. Spring Clean Up allows them to provide safe, clean and beautiful spaces for their students, staff and faculty year round.
HB Studio is a nonprofit organization that supports vigorous, lifelong practice in the theatre arts based on a solid foundation of practical training. The Studio was conceived as a place where artists at all stages of their careers could continue to work and train between engagements, supported and challenged buy their colleagues, in a space free from pressures related to commercial success. Its students, faculty, and alumni form a vibrant community of actors, playwrights, and directors
Peter Castellana III, Peter Castellana Jr. and the Castellana Foundation, along with Western Beef were pleased to make a donation of 80 pounds of prime rib to help the Little Sisters of the Poor celebrate the feast of their home.
The Little Sisters of the Poor are an international congregation of Roman Catholic women religious founded in 1839 by Saint Jeanne Jugan. Together with a diverse network of collaborators, we serve the elderly poor in over 30 countries around the world.
Continuing the work of Saint Jeanne Jugan, our MISSION is to offer the neediest elderly of every race and religion a home where they will be welcomed as Christ, cared for as family and accompanied with dignity until God calls them to himself.
Peter Castellana III, Peter Castellana Jr. and the Castellana Foundation, along with Western Beef would like to congratulate Maria SS on their 105th year anniversary. A contribution of $500 was made in order to support their 105th Anniversary Journal. The Maria SS. Dell’Assunta Society was originally founded in 1911 by Italian immigrants from Durazzano, Naples, Nola and Saviano. The founding members wanted to preserve both their Italian cultural heritage and Catholic religious traditions. For over a century the Dell’Assunta Society has proudly honored the Blessed Mother and contributed to many charitable causes in both the Roman Catholic Church and in our local community. The Maria SS. Dell’Assunta Society is humbled and privileged to be able to celebrate our faith and culture today.
Peter Castellana III, Peter Castellana Jr. and the Castellana Foundation, along with Western Beef are happy to support Nicholas Pedone Foundation by sponsoring their 4th Annual Nicholas Pedone 5K. The event has attracted close to 3,000 people over the past 3 years and with an average of 1,000 participant in attendance annually. The donation of $7,500 helps the foundation as well as the community to raise money and awareness for Childhood Cancer.
Peter Castellana III, Peter Castellana Jr. and the Castellana Foundation, along with Western Beef were honored to make a donation to The Julien Collot Foundation 9th Annual Gala, honoring Stuart Hayim. The donation go straight to the labs at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, where Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Research Team is feverishly working on a cure for cancer and related diseases. This donation allow children who have no other chance to participate in clinical trials. This saves lives.
The Julien Collot Foundation will continue to fight until no parent ever has to hear the words “your child has cancer” again!
Peter Castellana III, Peter Castellana Jr. and the Castellana Foundation, along with Western Beef are pleased to donate $15,000 to the 21st Annual “We Care” charity event on Monday, July 25, 2016. The charity event will hold golf and tennis classes and will take place at the Tam O’Shanter Golf Club and The Mill River Club.
Peter Castellana III, Peter Castellana Jr. and the Castellana Foundation, along with Western Beef were pleased to support the NYPD by contributing to the National Night Out Against Crime. The National Night Out is an annual summer event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watches in which precincts organize anti-crime rallies with the participation of local business and civic organizations. Various Police Department units present displays, and other City, State and Federal agencies also take part. National Night Out has proven to be an effective and enjoyable police/community partnership. It is held on the first Tuesday of August every year. At the event they BBQ, play music, and have dance contest with the children and the community residents including seniors.
Peter Castellana III, Peter Castellana Jr. and the Castellana Foundation, along with Western Beef are happy to donate to the New Horizons Ministries, and helping them to take 6-16 years old kids to the Presbyterian Camp Site in Holmes, NY. The program also includes 2 week sessions for Leaders In Training (LIR) for 16-20 year old youths. The special LIT program is geared for the young people who demonstrate leadership skills preparing them to be future staff members. The campers comes from the Tri-State Area with the majority of them coming from Harlem, New York. This summer camp is a chance for most of the kids to get away from their challenging environments, and to take a break from the negative social media influences.
Peter Castellana III, Peter Castellana Jr. and the Castellana Foundation, along with Western Beef were pleased to continue their support by donating to the Vacation Bible School (VBS) of the Asociacion De Ninos – Distrito Este. Approximately 100-200 children of the church members, children of the community along with their parents will enjoy 4 day camping trip. The trip include workshops, bible activities, as well as recreation time, games, and swimming.
Peter Castellana III, Peter Castellana Jr. and the Castellana Foundation, along with Western Beef were pleased to contribute to the Golf Outing After School Program of Brooklyn based St. Francis De Sales School for the Deaf. The donation enables them to let their students participate in sports, recreational and academic programs to enhance their socialization and learning.
St. Francis was started by Sr. Anne Behre on September 13, 1960 in a convent in Flushing, New York with four children. In 1963, the school moved to the Park Slope section of Brooklyn in order to accommodate more students. In 1965, St. Francis became a private state supported 4201 School, one of eleven schools serving deaf and blind students in New York State. In 1973, St. Francis moved to its present location on Eastern Parkway where it continues today to educate profoundly deaf children from infancy to eighth grade.