On August 17th, Hill & Markes donated 150 backpacks and school supplies to Tecler Elementary School in Amsterdam, NY. Vice Principal, John Miller, accepted the donation. Included in the backpacks were glue sticks, composition notebooks, children’s scissors, crayons, colored pencils, pens, tissues and more.
The American Red Cross thanks Hill & Markes for holding an annual Blood Drive. This year the Blood Drive was held on Friday July 15th from 10:00 am –2:00 pm and we had a great turnout! Fifteen donors asked to donate and all fifteen were excepted! Within those fifteen donors, we had one first time… read more
On May 15th, Hill & Markes, Inc. teamed up at the Fonda-Fultonville School and walked in the Great Strides Cure for Cystic Fibrosis walk. Hill & Markes, Inc. raised over $2,900 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and would like to thank everyone who participated in the fundraising activities, donated and participated in the walk!
On April 12th, Hill & Markes, Inc. donated 24 pallets of various items to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York. The Regional Food Bank has been feeding the hungry in the Capital Region since 1982 and Hill & Markes, Inc. loves to give back in any way they can.
Hill & Markes, Inc. provided The Ronald McDonald House of Albany, an organization that provides a haven of comfort, love, healing and hope for critically ill children and their families, 36 “Comfort Bags”. Some of the items included in the bags were handmade tie-knot blankets, coloring books and crayons, and snacks. Hill & Markes vendors… read more
Employees from Hill & Markes, Inc. donated 125 backpacks filled with school supplies Wednesday, September 2nd, to students in need at the William H. Barkley MicroSociety Magnet School. The backpacks were filled with notebooks, folders, tissues, writing utensils and more. In addition to the backpacks, the school also received eight cases of boxed tissues for… read more
Right in our own backyard there are families in need. Even items like toilet paper which are taken for granted by most of us, top the list. A local organization, Things of My Very Own seeks donations to provide such items these families. Families who have picked up and left home situations due to abuse… read more
Stewart’s is carrying all three flavors of the granola in single-serving grab and go pouches. BOCA RATON, Fla., (release date) – Upfront Foods® non-GMO, vegan and kosher certified granolas now are providing a healthier single-serving, grab-and-go snack option at Stewart’s Shops in upstate New York and southern Vermont. The sale is through Hill & Markes,… read more
Hill & Markes, Inc. is proud to participate in a program that trains Albany County Jail inmates. The Inmate Janitorial Certification program will be beneficial to the County Jail. It affords the opportunity to train inmates so that they have skills upon release in order to be productive citizens and provide for their families. Click… read more
Hill & Markes, Inc., distribution company in Amsterdam, is growing its line of clean foods, feeding increased demand from schools to offer the millennial generation health-conscious food options. Jason Packer, vice president of operations at the family-owned company, began the clean foods division about a year ago. Colleges and universities, K-12 schools, grocery and convenience… read more
Richard Michaud has been named Vice President of Human Resources at Hill & Markes, Inc. and will be responsible for human resource practices, policies and operations. Mr. Michaud has 22 years of human resource private and public sector experience across diverse industries within a leadership capacity. Most recently, he completed a consulting engagement at a… read more