Who is A.L.I.C.E.? Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region launched its fall Book Drive for new and gently used children’s books (ages 0-8) on September 15th at the Campaign Kick-Off Breakfast. The Book Drive runs through November 15th with the goal to have 1,000 new children’s books as well as many more gently used children’s books to stock the shelves at United Way for distribution in the community for the coming year.
Every three months, United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region opens up its doors to area nonprofits as part of its Day of Sharing Program. Each Day of Sharing is held at the Poughkeepsie United Way office to support local nonprofit organizations meet their client’s basic needs through donations of new goods, including clothing, bedding, kitchen and household items.
Holiday Helping Hand, a partnership between United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region and the Poughkeepsie Journal, has helped thousands of people in our community. 100% of donations go directly to organizations and individuals in need.
Do you enjoy working with numbers? Have a facility with personal tax preparation and computers? Enjoy meeting people? These are just a few of the attributes that one of the AARP Tax-Aide volunteers shared as important for tax preparation volunteers.
The Orange County Fuel Fund, a partnership between Orange County Government and United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region, will begin to accept applications from Orange County residents who need assistance to pay a portion of their home heating expenses, but who do not qualify for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) on Monday, November 14th.