New York State Industries for the Disabled (NYSID) Will Join with Hill & Markes at a News Conference (Thursday, July 22) to Announce the Creation of an Innovative Strategic Partnership to Boost Economic Opportunities for People with Disabilities

By New York State Industries for the Disabled (NYSID), Hill & Markes | July 20, 2021

New York State Industries for the Disabled (NYSID) and supply distributor Hill & Markes, Inc. will hold a news conference Thursday, July 22, at 12 noon, to announce the creation of an innovative strategic partnership that will boost economic opportunities for New Yorkers with disabilities and bolster Hill & Markes’ product distribution efforts throughout the state.

The partnership will link two organizations that share a commitment to corporate social responsibility and are deeply involved in making New York State a better place to live and work. Hill & Markes is a 3rd generation, family-owned business based in Amsterdam for more than a century.

What:              NYSID and Hill & Markes announce new strategic partnership.

When:             Thursday, July 22, 12 noon

Where:           Hill & Markes Headquarters

1997 NY-5S, Amsterdam, NY 12010

Who:               Maureen O’Brien, President & CEO of NYSID

Jason Packer, CEO, Hill & Markes

Assemblymember Angelo Santabarbara

Stanfort Perry, Executive Director of AHRC Nassau and Chairman of the Board of NYSID

Members of both the Hill & Markes and NYSID teams


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About Hill & Markes, Inc.

Since 1906, Hill & Markes has been dedicated to providing solutions to businesses across New York State that help them save time, money, and improve health at their facilities. Their mission is more than moving product off a shelf, it’s a commitment to safety and well-being. Hill & Markes is a 3rd generation, family-owned and operated company that strongly believes in being a good corporate citizen and giving back to the community. Hill & Markes has everything you need for food service disposables, janitorial products, office supplies, safety supplies, and packing and shipping products. See more at


About New York State Industries for the Disabled, Inc. (NYSID)

NYSID is a 501(c)(3) with the mission of “advancing employment and other opportunities for individuals with disabilities.” Established in 1975, NYSID facilitates employment opportunities for nearly 6,000 New Yorkers with disabilities annually through New York’s Preferred Source Program and in the private sector. NYSID’s community rehabilitation member agencies and corporate partners are located throughout the state, providing jobs in the community and in production facilities. For more information, visit