Suffolk Federal Supports Giving the Gift of Music

photo of representatives of Ramona's Gift of Music FoundationIn an effort to support the charitable work of local organizations that serve the areas of Suffolk Federal branch locations, the credit union has identified nonprofit organizations to provide financial support to. In West Babylon, Branch Manager Mary Warren-Mancini presents a $1,000 contribution to Ramona’s Gift to Music Foundation.

“Johnny ‘Sax’ Mangione is a passionate musician, who after losing a musically gifted loved one, decided to give back in an effort to support children interested in the arts,” said Warren-Mancini. “Throughout the year, Ramona’s Gift to Music Foundation hosts special events and fundraising campaigns in support of local music programs. We are so proud to support such an incredible foundation.”

“We are dedicated to giving the gift of music to children through all media and outlets available; performing, listening and learning,” said John Mangione, President of Ramona’s Gift to Music. “Through scholarships, awards and supporting music programs, we are able to support our mission to help children’s goals become a reality. We are grateful for Suffolk Federal’s donation.”

About Ramona’s Gift to Music Foundation
Named in memory of Ramona Cuellar Mangione, a talented clarinetist and graduate of Copiague High School who passed away at the young age of 24 from Arteriovenous Malformation. Ramona’s Gift to Music Foundation strives to help children advance their musical studies and performance. For information, visit

Pictured left to right: John Mangione, President, Ramona’s Gift to Music; Mary Warren-Manicini, Suffolk Federal West Babylon Branch Manager; Laura Ferrigno, Treasurer, Ramona’s Gift to Music and Michael Cuellar, Vice President, Ramona’s Gift to Music.


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