The 105th Airlift Wing Alumni Association Fund was recently established within the Community Foundation to support a variety of causes as stated in the group’s charter including activities of the 105th Airlift Wing; programs and services in support of deployed airmen and their families in coordination with the Wing’s Family Readiness Office; other patriotic and veteran support activities in the Hudson Valley and more.
“The 105th Airlift Wing Alumni Association is extremely proud to join the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan family. We are all committed to ensuring our community thrives by providing an outlet for our citizens to support the causes they hold dear to their heart. In our case, the support of thousands of past and present members and their families of the 105th Airlift Wing as well as all other veterans who live in this wonderful community we call home.” says Colonel Charles Faro (USAF-Ret), Chairmen, Board Of Directors, 105th Airlift Wing Association.
The mission of the 105th Airlift Wing Alumni Association is to support its members by promoting a bond of camaraderie and fellowship through cultural, social and recreational activities; to support the 105th Airlift Wing by preserving the history of the unit and supporting, assisting, coordinating and participating in its activities; and support the community by sponsoring and or participating in activities, especially those of patriotic nature, which promote peace and good will.
About the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan:
The Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity, has begun its 15th year of charitable leadership and philanthropy. The Foundation has significantly increased local charitable funds and empowered donors to make a profound difference in the quality of life in our regionwith the creation of over 180 funds that will provide grants and scholarships forever! Since 1999, the Foundation has been an effective steward of the community’s charitable resources and has been a leader in the administration of scholarships, and grant making for the benefit of nonprofit organizations in Orange and Sullivan Counties, and beyond.
Contributions to The 105th Airlift Wing Alumni Association Fund may be made to CFOS-105th Airlift Wing Alumni Fund and sent to the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan, 30 Scott’s Corners Drive, Suite 203, Montgomery, NY 12549. Secure online donations may also be made at www.cfoc-ny.org. The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All gifts are tax deductible under current tax laws.For more information, call the Community Foundation at (845) 769-9393.