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“Loaned Executive.’’ It’s a term for United Way volunteers willing to roll up their sleeves, work hard and in many cases, over and over again.

Kathleen Murphy and Burton Relethford are two such people. Both have been “repeat’’ Loaned Executives during annual United Way of Dutchess-Orange Region Workplace Campaigns.

Relethford is president of the Beta Financial Group in Fishkill. A volunteer last year, he returns in 2012...

Posted: Monday, May 21, 2012

Week after week, Joe Mills picks up truckloads of food, stocks shelves and carries bags of groceries for people who may otherwise go hungry.


Mills, a former lieutenant for the Fire Department of New York City, is the volunteer manager at the Good Will Food Pantry in Montgomery.


He retired a year after Sept. 11, 2001. Like many emergency responders, he lost friends in the terrorism attacks and worked for weeks at the site....

Posted: Monday, May 21, 2012

United Way and the American Human Development Project have created a tool to forecast how things might change if educational outcomes were better.  View statistics by community.  Learn more here.

Posted: Sunday, June 19, 2011

The United Way Campaign for the Common Good will mobilize millions of people and organizations across the country to take action and improve the education, income and health of America's communities. The campaign kicks off with a focus on education and an ambitious goal to cut the high school dropout rate in half.

Posted: Sunday, June 05, 2011

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