THE SPANO FAMILY
Top Row (from left to right)
Stephen Spano, Tom Gleckner, Kenneth Spano, Thomas Spano, Anthony Psomas, Joseph Spano, James Spano
Bottom Row (from left to right)
Hunter Spano, Claire Spano, Diane Spano, Mary Spano-Gleckner, Kimberly Spano
RESPONSE TO COVID
The teams of Spano Partners Holdings, LLC, RadiantREIT and ABOVEgrid partnered together and treated TRINITAS HEALTH FOUNDATION and Trinitas Hospital healthcare heroes to an Empanada Day on August 5! Empanada Guy and Goldy’s Ice Cream truck visited the main hospital for lunch, serving hundreds of employees taking a quick break for this special treat. The team and families came out to support the wonderful work of the front line workers during the COVID pandemic.
The Spano Family Foundation donated a 250,000 W solar shipment to a hospital in Haiti after the earthquake in 2010. The hospital now has the energy it requires to take care of a quarter million remote villagers. Subsequently, due to Hurricane Mathew, part of the system was lost and is now being replaced by the Spano Family Foundation.
An air conditioned therapy center with a full size gym in conjunction with a school for people with disabilities was developed in Baja California by The Spano Family Foundation.
Through a philanthropic donation, Spano Partners built solar systems on top of a multi-use building that serves a school for orphans and the poorest citizens in India as well as atop a home for widows and the elderly. The subsequent power savings enabled the orphanage to double the quantity of food provided to each child every single day. Those immediate impacts on quality of life are unequivocal examples of the universal benefits of the abundance of sunlight used to generate renewable solar energy, which unites us all under that same sun!
The Spano Family Charitable Foundation donated 4 acre tract, valued at $1.2 million, the largest donation to the Cerebral Palsy Association of New Jersey, also known as Advancing Opportunities. The property was developed into 12 approved lots, of which 2 will be used to house people with disabilities and the remaining 10 lots sold to pay for the 2 group homes. After the project is complete, services will be provided to support individuals with disabilities to live relatively independently, which without the right housing opportunities would not be possible.