News July 2020

News July 2020

We have some exciting news to share – the Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley, the place we called “home” for over 50 nights during Jen’s treatment, will begin a phased re-opening this coming week! The number of families that can be accommodated will be limited at first, but the wonderful facilities andRead more about News July 2020[…]

CIA Graduation and Jennie Day, March 2020

CIA Graduation and Jennie Day, March 2020

On March 6, The Culinary Institute of America hosted a commencement ceremony for their most recent Associates graduating class in Hyde Park, NY. Taylor Hanson, one of the 2019 Jennie Foundation Culinary Arts Scholarship recipients, was a member of this graduating class. We were privileged to attend this wonderful ceremony, and to meet Taylor’s family,Read more about CIA Graduation and Jennie Day, March 2020[…]

Meet Taylor Hanson

Meet Taylor Hanson

  On Sunday, February 23, we had the privilege of meeting Taylor Hanson, who was the recipient of the first 2019 Jennie Foundation Scholarship for Culinary Arts.  This award funded a Side-Towel Scholarship at the Culinary Institute of America, in Hyde Park, New York.  The CIA awards these Side-Towel Scholarships to students based on need,Read more about Meet Taylor Hanson[…]

2019 Jennie Foundation Scholarships for John Jay High School

2019 Jennie Foundation Scholarships for John Jay High School

This week we finished the 2019 Jennie Foundation High School Scholarship year by meeting with Hannah Goodnow at the Roy C. Ketcham Guidance Office. Hannah was one of the four RCK students to be awarded a Jennie Foundation scholarship, but was unable to attend last week’s awards ceremony. We were also were honored to attendRead more about 2019 Jennie Foundation Scholarships for John Jay High School[…]

2019 Jennie Foundation Scholarships for Roy C. Ketcham High School

2019 Jennie Foundation Scholarships for Roy C. Ketcham High School

On Wednesday, June 5, we were honored to attend the 2019 Awards ceremony at Roy C. Ketcham High School, in Wappingers Falls, NY. Jen graduated from this school in 2015, and each year we award scholarships to seniors pursuing studies in nursing, music or performing arts. This year, thanks to your generous support, we wereRead more about 2019 Jennie Foundation Scholarships for Roy C. Ketcham High School[…]

Jennie Day February 2019, and other updates

Jennie Day February 2019, and other updates

The February Jennie Day meal consisted of Beef Stroganoff, salad, and chocolate chip cookies for dessert. There were also heart-shaped brownies for Valentine’s Day, expertly sliced by our Foundation President. We’d like to thank Bill and Sandy Gifoli for their generous sponsorship of the February meal. We still have a few sponsorship slots open forRead more about Jennie Day February 2019, and other updates[…]

August 2018 update

August 2018 update

We are very pleased to announce The Jennie Foundation is expanding it’s scholarship program for 2019! Our Secretary and Scholarship Coordinator, Joy LePera, has made arrangements for two $500 Jennie Foundation Scholarships, one each in the fields of Music and Nursing, to be awarded to students from John Jay Senior High School, in Hopewell Junction,Read more about August 2018 update[…]