Chris Farlekas Legacy Fund

Date Established: July 20, 2015

This fund distributes grants to various charitable projects in memory of Chris Farlekas, longtime Times Herald-Record reporter and columnist, and Port Jervis native. Through his writing and fundraising efforts he raised, throughout the tristate area, over $4.5 million dollars for charitable causes that combat hunger, domestic violence, homelessness and others. His work in the community earned him numerous “May of the Year” awards and an honorary PhD from Mount St. Mary.