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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
On Thursday, March 2nd, United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region and six nonprofit partner organizations joined together at nine locations and read to more than 750 students in celebration of the 20th anniversary of National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Students from Dutchess and Orange counties joined millions of their peers across the country to hear some of their favorite stories read aloud. “...
Friday, February 24, 2017
Every three months, United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region opens up its doors to representatives of area nonprofits, churches, and schools as part of its Day of Sharing Program. Each Day of Sharing is held at the Poughkeepsie United Way office (75 Market Street) to help these organizations meet their client’s basic needs through donations from retailers including Calvin Klein, Bed Bath & Beyond, Izod, and Van Heusen. “Each year more and...
Friday, February 24, 2017
On Thursday, March 2, United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region and nonprofit partner organizations will join together to celebrate the 20th anniversary of National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America Day celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday. An annual event, this is the third year United Way and community volunteers will honor Dr. Seuss and celebrate the fun and value of reading. Area families are invited to attend public readings at...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
¿Es usted un residente de la ciudad de Poughkeepsie que enfrenta problemas de salud y bienestar?  Si es así, queremos escucharlo.  United Way de la Región Dutchess-Orange dirigirá una sesión para escuchar a la comunidad el sábado 4 de marzo, de 9:30 a.m. a 12:00 p.m. en The New Hope Center (104 Hudson Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601). Inscríbase en línea en bit.ly/helathierpoughkeepsie. La sesión abarcará temas tales como salud y bienestar, gozar...
Monday, February 13, 2017
Are you a low-income resident of the City of Poughkeepsie facing health and wellness issues? If so, we want to hear from you. United Way of Dutchess-Orange Region will be hosting a community listening session on Saturday, March 4th, from 9:30am to 12:00pm at The New Hope Center (104 Hudson Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601). Register online at bit.ly/healthierpoughkeepsie. The listening session will cover topics such as health and wellness, access to...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region invites non-profits serving Dutchess & Orange counties in the areas of health, education, income, and veterans service to apply for grants from the Community Fund. Applications are open with the final submission deadline on Friday, March 17th at 5:00pm. All grant submissions are to be made via the online United Way grant portal. For information, go to https://www.uwdor.org/apply-grant.  United Way of...
Friday, February 3, 2017
Join United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region on Wednesday, April 19th, when it will celebrate the successful conclusion of its 2016 Campaign for the Common Good with the “Celebration of Service: A CommUNITY United” award dinner. United Way will recognize key members of the Hudson Valley community, including volunteers, donors, community partners, and sponsors as well as long-time volunteer and community leader, Steven E. Howell, the recipient...
Friday, January 27, 2017
If you are one of the many Hudson Valley residents who need help with your tax return, FREE tax preparation once again is available from AARP Foundation Tax-Aide’s IRS trained and certified volunteers through the Hudson Valley CA$H Coalition. With the addition of several new tax preparation sites in Dutchess and Orange Counties last year, 7,655 residents of Dutchess and Orange Counties (an increase of more than 500 individuals) received help...
Friday, January 27, 2017
More than 180 participants, who are struggling to make ends, chose to spend their Saturday discussing the needs of their community and how to improve the City of Newburgh, both for them and their families. The Community Listening Session, “Speak to Change,” sponsored by the Newburgh Anti-Poverty Task Force and United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region, was held at the Newburgh Armory Unity Center. “I had no idea that in discussing my homelessness...
Friday, December 23, 2016
If you are a Newburgh resident struggling to make ends meet, we want to hear your ideas for the future of Newburgh. The Newburgh Anti-Poverty Task Force is hosting a community listening session on Saturday, January 21st from 11am to 5pm. The listening session, “Speak to Change,” will be held in at the Newburgh Armory Unity Center (321 William Street, Newburgh).  The Anti-Poverty Initiative will use the information from the listening session to...