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Friday, October 30, 2015
Adams Fairacre Farms Newburgh store will be featuring the work of an emerging Hudson Valley artist each month on a rotating basis in an exhibition space located just inside the store’s front entrance. This year, all sales will equally benefit the artist and United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region. “I strongly value what the arts offer to the community and how much more enjoyable an area is when you feel the influence of local artists. This was...
Thursday, October 22, 2015
  United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region joined thousands worldwide to promote literacy during Read Across the Globe Day on Monday, October 19, 2015. Presented by Points of Light Foundation, one of the goals of Read Across the Globe Day was to break a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD™ for the ‘most children reading with an adult in 24 hours. United Way hosted three reading events where board members and employees volunteered to read to more than 150...
Thursday, October 22, 2015
This is the third year that United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region is participating in USA Today’s Make a Difference Day, the nation’s largest day of community service. United Way will be organizing and coordinating eight service projects in Dutchess and Orange Counties. Melissa Clark, United Way’s Manager of Community Mobilization and organizer of these Make A Difference Day projects sees this Day of Service as a chance for people to not only...
Saturday, October 17, 2015
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region is joining thousands worldwide to promote literacy during Read Across the Globe on Monday, October 19th. Presented by Points of Light Foundation, one of the goals of Read Across the Globe Day is to break a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD™ for the ‘most children reading with an adult in 24 hours.’ United Way will be hosting three reading events where board members and employees will volunteer to read to children in...
Thursday, October 8, 2015
The Hudson Valley CA$H Coalition, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, and United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region once again are partnering to provide free tax preparation for low-to-moderate income families, individuals, and seniors for the 2015 Tax Season. To do so, volunteer tax preparers are needed and a free training will be offered this fall. Volunteer tax preparers do not have to be professional accountants, CPAs, retirees or AARP members...
Thursday, September 10, 2015
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region is fortunate to be the recipient of several in-kind donations including, but not limited to: clothing, accessories, kitchen items, household Items and bedding, as well as gently read books.   We are excited to share these generous donations with our nonprofit community partners and invite you to join us for a Day of Sharing:    Friday, September 18th, 2015 Click here to download PDF 10am - 12pm ...
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Sold-out breakfast program featuring three nonprofit community leaders and honoring two Community Champions, Barry Rothfeld and Thomas Weddell. September 9, 2015 is officially “Live United Day” in Dutchess and Orange Counties Denise Doring VanBuren, Gaye Mallet, and Jeannie Montano  Click here to view photo album   Kicking off the 2015 Campaign for the Common Good on Wednesday, September 9th, United Way President & CEO Jeannie Montano...
Thursday, August 6, 2015
  Hudson Valley CASH Coalition Dutchess and Orange Counties of New York StateSince 2004, the coalition has been providing free federal and state tax preparation services, along with education and other critical services to our community. Members: AARP Tax-Aide, Catholic Charities, Cornell Cooperative Extension, DC Community Action Partnership, North East Community Center, United States Internal Revenue Service, and United Way Free Tax...
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
As part of a nationwide effort to improve quality of life, United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region (UWDOR)brought 50 plus volunteers together in the Dutchess-Orange Region on Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20, 2015.   Together volunteers from corporate partners and the community contributed 200 hours to nine community projects, for an estimated economic impact of over $5,000 returned to the community according to New York State’s declared...
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
As part of a larger community effort to improve the quality of life in Dutchess and Orange Counties, United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region (UWDOR) is mobilizing 50 plus volunteers on Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20, 2015.   “Volunteers are a strong part of the community-building effort in the Hudson Valley,” said Jeannie Montano, President & CEO of the United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region. “Beginning on Friday, we'll see people...