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Through our online volunteer portal and Facebook app, United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region makes it easy for individuals and companies to ensure everyone finds their perfect volunteer "match." 

Why? Not only is it a great way to give back, but volunteering is ...

Posted: Thursday, December 08, 2016

On June 17, twelve volunteers participated in a Day of Action at the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley located in Cornwall-on-Hudson. The volunteers helped the Food Bank sort through the donations it received so that the food can be sent out to nearly 200 food pantries in the region. Volunteer Alan Creais, a leader...

Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2016

When Born Again Disciples and the Hudson Valley Community Center recently merged, their facilities were in great need of some updating for their children’s summer programs. To help with this worthy cause, eleven volunteers, including LuAnn Toth and her husband Steven, came together to landscape, weed the gardens, and paint the...

Posted: Monday, August 22, 2016

Donations for United Way's Back-to-School Backpack Drive are being dropped off daily at our office's in Poughkeepsie and Montgomery. We are delighted to see the boxes for each category fill up as we sort and inventory all the materials that our community is generously sharing to make sure kindergartner's-in-need will have the school supplies they require, before the start of classes. 

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Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2016

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Nubian Directions YouthBuild/Americorps Program Coordinator Mario Johnson and his great New Directions YouthBuild AmeriCorp team came up with the idea of repurposing former newspaper box stands into Community Free...

Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

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