We have a responsibility to you, our donors, and to the entire community, to ensure that the dollars you entrust to us are invested in ways that produce the greatest measurable impact on lives, enabling our region to thrive. Our investment strategy unites a network of partner organizations under a set of shared goals and ties our funding to the achievement of specific measurements, increasing our likelihood of driving substantial change in our region.
How Do You Know United Way Spends Your Money Wisely?
Adopting a funding approach that is driven by our community, United Way has engaged non-profits, business, government and community leaders in a process to identify our most pressing challenges and set priorities towards funding solutions. We believe that we can more effectively address community issues through communication, collaboration, sharing resources and celebrating best practices. Your investment is directed to specific programs that fill the needs of our county: Education, Income and Health.
We all want to make a difference.
We all want to live and work in a thriving community. United Way funds programs at nonprofit organizations and together we are working to improve the lives of our friends and neighbors.
Code of Ethics
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region'sCode of Ethicsexpresses our fundamental values. Accordingly, this Code guides the conduct of all employees, volunteers and representatives of United Way, and is intended to foster an environment that promotes ethical conduct in carrying out their responsibilities.