2019 Saratoga Gives Back Party: Meet The ‘saratoga living’ 10 Under 40 List Honorees

Fifty percent of your ticket purchase will go to one of the nonprofits or charities of your choice, represented by these amazing philanthropists.

Get ready, Saratoga! The next issue of saratoga living hits newsstands on December 6, and we’re giving you an exclusive sneak peek of one of the issue’s most important features: our first-ever “10 Under 40” list, the young people we feel are the future of philanthropy in Saratoga Springs. The honorees are philanthropists Dave and Stephanie Collins, representing Wellspring; the Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s (SPAC’s) Junior Committee, consisting of Amanda Ettinger, Ashley Budd, Caitlin Goetz, India Adams, Katrina Railton and Samantha KercullAliza Pickering, vegetable manager at Pitney Meadows Community FarmMeredith Woolford, executive director of the Saratoga Hospital FoundationAmanda Vance, Thoroughbred trainer, New Vocations Racehorse Adoption ProgramCarmine DeCrescente and Matt DeCrescente, both representing Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New YorkKrystle Nowhitney Hernandez, deputy director of the Saratoga County Economic Opportunity CouncilJahkeen Hoke, co-founder and chief development officer of 4th FamilyLizzie Hunter, senior manager, community development at the American Cancer Society; and Mark Duffy, community engagement leader for SEFCU’s Holiday Sharing Program.

To honor these wonderful individuals and their charities/nonprofits, saratoga living will be hosting its first annual Saratoga Gives Back event on December 12 at Putnam Place from 6-9 pm. Fifty percent of your ticket purchase goes to the charity or nonprofit of your choice, from the options above. To learn more about the wonderful organizations that our host committee honorees have chosen to raise funds for at our Saratoga Gives Back event, click here.

To purchase tickets to the Saratoga Gives Back event, click here.

Our host committee honorees, in the flesh:

(Dori Fitzpatrick)

Dave and Stephanie Collins, Wellspring.

(Dori Fitzpatrick)

(left to right) Amanda Ettinger and Ashley Budd of the SPAC Junior Committee.

(Dori Fitzpatrick)

(left to right) Caitlin Goetz and India Adams of the SPAC Junior Committee.

(Dori Fitzpatrick)

(left to right) Katrina Railton and Samantha Kercull of the SPAC Junior Committee.

(Dori Fitzpatrick)

Aliza Pickering, Pitney Meadows Community Farm

(Dori Fitzpatrick)

Meredith Woolford, Saratoga Hospital Foundation

(Dori Fitzpatrick)

Amanda Vance, New Vocations

(Dori Fitzpatrick)

(left to right) Carmine DeCrescente and Matt DeCrescente, Alzheimer’s Association

(Dori Fitzpatrick)

Krystle Nowhitney Hernandez, Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council

(Dori Fitzpatrick)

Jahkeen Hoke, 4th Family

(Dori Fitzpatrick)

Lizzie Hunter, American Cancer Society

(Dori Fitzpatrick)

Mark Duffy, SEFCU’s Holiday Sharing Program

Purchase tickets here.

saratoga living would like to thank our sponsors Baker Public Relations, Nonstop Music DJ and Putnam Place.


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