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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...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region will be running a supply drive, now through Thursday, September 7th, to help support our Texas friends and family in the aftermath of Harvey. The devastation is overwhelming and these Texan communities will need incredible resources to recover. We will be shipping donated items thanks to the generosity of UPS Freight in Montgomery, coordinated by Hub Service Center Manager Dennis Berns. Guardian Self...
Thursday, August 10, 2017
This Friday from 12 noon to 9:30pm visit Hoopla in Newburgh (1217 Route 300) or Poughkeespsie (2521 South Road) and you can support United Way while enjoying a delicious frozen yogurt! Bring your family, meet your friends, beat the heat with a sweet (healthy) treat and 20% of the pretax sales will be donated by Hoopla to United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region. Please print & bring the ad or display the ad on your phone at either the...