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Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Every year, United Way’s Young Leaders United affinity group throws a Holiday Happy Hour to celebrate their work, thank volunteers and give an opportunity for others to learn more about this group and the work they do in the community. This year, the YLU Holiday Happy Hour will be held on Thursday, December 12th from 5:00 to 8:00pm at Farmers and Chefs (40 Albany Street, Poughkeepsie). Admission is free, but guests are requested to bring...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Read More       More than 100 veterans, active military, family and friends attended Military Family Night Out, a free, fun-filled barbecue held on Saturday, September 14th  at the Warwick Valley Community Center. Supported by HERoes in Deed, the event featured a performance by Alt-Country band, Jerry the Bulldog and family-friendly activities as well as commemoration of 9-11 with a moment of silence.  "This barbecue was a great opportunity...
Thursday, October 24, 2019
On Thursday, November 21st from 6:00 to 8:00pm, Rhinebeck Bank and United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region will co-present a free workshop by author and credit expert John Panzella to inform people how to maintain, improve or repair their credit. Dutchess Community College is hosting this important presentation in Dutchess Hall (Room 101). Refreshments are served and reservations requested. To reserve your space, go www.uwdor.org/bettercredit....
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Grand Reopening of United Way's Day of Sharing on Friday, September 6th from 10:00am - 12noon and 2:00pm to 4:00pm. The Day of Sharing boutique and Louis Greenspan Children's Corner are full of goods for area nonprofits, schools and faith-based organizations to "shop" for necessities for their clients - for free. We can't wait to welcome you to the newly renovated space!   United Way opens it's basement door at 10am and 2pm on Day of Sharing so...
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
For 15 years, the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has worked with the Hudson Valley CA$H Coalition to provide free tax preparation services for qualified residents of Dutchess, Orange and Putnam counties. This annual service provides individuals, seniors and low-to-moderate income families the chance to file their taxes free of charge (and stress). The success and impact of this program can only be continued with assistance from generous volunteers...
Monday, October 7, 2019
On Thursday, October 17th from 3:00pm to 7:00pm, at Mount Saint Mary College, United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region will present the program, Resilient Communities, Challenging the Opioid Epidemic. This school-focused community program, is part of United Way’s “New School Initiative,” supported by a grant from AmerisourceBergen. Free and open to school personnel, nonprofit representatives and community members, Resilient Communities will...
Monday, October 7, 2019
Have you ever wondered if you could afford buying a home? If so, join us for the First Time Homebuyers Seminar on Wednesday, October 9th from 5:30 to 7:30pm at the Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory (8 North Cherry Street, Poughkeepsie). Learn the strategies of how to qualify for a home purchase, budgeting skills, and what to expect from the home buying process. Financial Literacy Workshop is copresented by Rhinebeck Bank, United Way of the Dutchess...
Monday, October 7, 2019
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region’s annual Community Breakfast kicked off the 2019 Campaign on Tuesday, September 24th, raising almost $52,000. A capacity crowd of more than 360 people joined United Way to celebrate the launch of its annual campaign, the 2019 Community Champions—Dr. Pamela Edington, President of Dutchess Community College, and Dr. Kristine Young, President of SUNY Orange—and the two 2019 Nonproft Champions—The Art...
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
United Way of Dutchess-Orange Region will celebrate the 26th anniversary of Make A Difference Day this year, not just for a day, but for almost an entire week, from October 24th to October 28th. The eight Make A Difference Day projects will provide people and businesses with an opportunity to volunteer to help their local communities. Hudson River Housing’s Middle Main Clean-Up project will take place on Saturday, October 28th and the public...
Friday, August 23, 2019
en Espanol REGISTER Ulster Savings Bank in conjunction with the United Way of Dutchess-Orange Region and PathStone would like to invite the public to a FREE Homebuyer Seminar on Monday, September 16, 2019, from 6–7:30 pm at the City of Newburgh Activity Center, 401 Washington St., Newburgh. The seminar will be presented in Spanish. This informational seminar will provide details on mortgage options available for homebuyers. Ulster Savings Bank’s...