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Lou Cardillo Donates $500 To Purple Heart Homes NY

Lou Cardillo, right, of the Lou Cardillo Home Selling Team gives $500 check to Eugene Parrotta, executive director of Purple Heart Homes NY Downstate Chapter.
Lou Cardillo, right, of the Lou Cardillo Home Selling Team gives $500 check to Eugene Parrotta, executive director of Purple Heart Homes NY Downstate Chapter. Photo Credit: Contributed

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Lou Cardillo recently donated $500 to the Purple Heart Homes NY Downstate Chapter for its fifth annual Veterans Thanksgiving Dinner.

“I am so happy to partner with Purple Heart Homes NY Downstate Chapter and Suzi McDonough to keep this wonderful tradition going,” said Cardillo. “We have a wonderful team that is volunteering to help run this event, but we are still need the community's support to make this all possible.”

Cardillo announced a partnership with the chapter and Carmel Town Councilwoman McDonough back in July.

“It’s great that the community is coming together to host this dinner that honors and pays tributes to our Veterans for the fifth year. I thank Lou Cardillo for his generous donation to help us obtain the needed funds for this wonderful event,” said Eugene Parrotta, executive director of Purple Heart Homes NY Downstate Chapter. “I always look forward to the Veterans Thanksgiving Dinner each year, as it is truly an incredible event for everyone who attends.”

The dinner will take place Nov. 21 at the Putnam Golf Course. Close to 500 veterans and their guests have RSVPed so far.

To make a financial donation to Purple Heart Homes NY Downstate Chapter, mail them to P.O. Box 27 Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520.

To volunteer or donate goods, contact Suzi McDonough at suzi5mcdonough@gmail.com or (914)-403-8463.

Former State Sen. Greg Ball started the dinner five years ago.

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