The Castellana Foundation supports The Obbayo Children’s Foundation

obbayo-bags-300x200The Castellana Foundation, Cactus Holdings, subsidiary Western Beef, and Peter Castellana III on behalf of the Castellana family proudly supports The Obbayo Foundation of Hightstown, NJ. The organization’s main mission is to provide the necessary means for young children in Senegal to remain in school where otherwise economic pressures might lead them to a life of panhandling.

Here is a message from the company’s Co-founder, Thierry Sarr, whom also serves as the Chief Technology Officer at Cactus Holdings.

“The story (from the co-founder): Over the past 5 years, I have been sending huge boxes at least twice a year with clothes and dry goods to underprivileged children. I’ve also traveled to Senegal once a year, visiting my family but also trying to figure out how I can make a difference. From the airport to my house, I always had mixed feelings, on one hand I consider myself fortunate because I made it and I am able to visit my family but on the other hand I was heartbroken, seeing the number of young children on the streets begging for food and money. I knew I wanted to help but I did not know how at the time, now I came to the conclusion that organizing a charity is the ANSWER.”

The Castellana Foundation is proud of its involvement with this amazing project, which can provide anything from basic dry good to solar panels. For more information on this charity, please visit their website.



Fundacion Teleton USA

Peter Castellana III, Peter Castellana Jr. and the Castellana Foundation, along with Western Beef are happy to make a donation to the Teleton USA 2016 event.  The Teleton 2016 USA is a fundraiser event run by Fundacion Teleton USA is a non-profit organization that helps children with disabilities through the construction, equipment and operation of rehabilitation centers. Teleton USA have the first rehabilitation center located in San Antonio, Texas. They provide therapies to 600 children and their families from 35 different states. Their goal is to build a rehabilitation center in every state of the United States. Until today they have a waiting list of 1,230 children with disabilities.

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