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Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Join Hudson River Housing and Vassar College for National Volunteer Week on April 21st to cleanup Middle Main and Fall Kill Creek: http://bit.ly/HRHCleanup  Help raise and train service dogs by being a puppy sitter for BluePath: http://bit.ly/Puppysit  Join Meals on Wheels and deliver meals to clients in Newburgh: http://bit.ly/MealsOW  Become a Big Brother or Big Sister and mentor youth in our community: http://bit.ly/BBBSOC  Help the American...
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Color My World United. Happy 80th Birthday United Way!   United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region is having a birthday this year. A BIG BIRTHDAY. That’s right, United Way is celebrating 80 years of providing help to our community.    We’d like to invite YOU to join the celebration by creating a drawing to wish United Way a Happy 80th Birthday and how YOU help make the world better.    So please join us and enter the United Way of the Dutchess-...
Monday, December 11, 2017
HELP CHILDREN IN NEWBURGH HAVE A HAPPY HOLIDAY!   Drop off NEW, unwrapped toys for boys and girls, from infant to 15-years-old.   Newburgh Drop-Off Locations: • Calvary Presbyterian Church, 120 South Street on Thursdays, 6pm-9pm • The Newburgh Recreation Dept. Activity Center 401 Washington Street, now through December 21st from 4pm-9pm   Poughkeepsie Drop-Off Location: • United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region, 75 Market Street, 9am-5pm from...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Congratulations to Dutchess County Government on their very successful Penny Wars to benefit the 2017 United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region Campaign.  Through generous contributions from employees of and visitors to the Dutchess County Office Building at 22 Market Street, Dutchess County Government raised $979.16 in pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters over the course of only 7 business days!  Special thanks to the following Dutchess County...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Happy Halloween from YOUR United Way! As kids and adults celebrate tonight, remember to stay safe while enjoying this spooky evening.  TRICK OR TREAT & STAY SAFE As young goblins and superheroes prepare to hit the neighborhood, here are some tips their adult family members may find useful: Make sure the Trick-or-Treat route is planned carefully with an adult family member or friend accompanying children as the small goblins and super heroes...
Monday, October 16, 2017
Make a Difference on Saturday, October 28th with Hudson River Housing and help clean-up Poughkeepsie: http://bit.ly/MADD-HRH Light the Night with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Saturday, October 21st: http://bit.ly/LiteTNite Help Hudson Valley CA$H Coalition for its FREE tax preparation program at locations throughout the Hudson Valley:http://bit.ly/HVCASH17 Deliver groceries to homebound adults across Orange County: http://bit.ly/...
Monday, September 11, 2017
Every year in commemoration of the anniversary of 9/11, United Way coordinates projects where volunteers dedicate their time for  9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance. On the 16th anniversary of 9/11, United Way coordinated four volunteer projects: ·         United Way Community Impact Council members at HONORehg’s Honor our Veterans Project in Middletown and painted a room devoted to veterans. ·         A volunteer team from Kohl’s joined...
Friday, September 1, 2017
United Way's staff wishes you a very Happy Labor Day Weekend. Our office will be closed for the holiday and will reopen on Tuesday, September 5th. If you have a non-life threatening emergency or question, remember that United Way's 2-1-1 Help Line is available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Call 2-1-1 (1-800-899-1479) for the answers you need.      
Friday, September 1, 2017
    Photo: Texas National Guard soldiers arrive in Houston, Texas to aid citizens in heavily flooded areas from the storms of Hurricane Harvey. (Photos by Lt. Zachary West , 100th MPAD) We heard you. Throughout the day on Monday, as everyone learned more and more about the devastation in Texas from Hurricane Harvey, we received calls here at United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region from people who had family and friends that lived in affected...