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Saturday, October 17, 2015
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region is joining thousands worldwide to promote literacy during Read Across the Globe on Monday, October 19th. Presented by Points of Light Foundation, one of the goals of Read Across the Globe Day is to break a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD™ for the ‘most children reading with an adult in 24 hours.’ United Way will be hosting three reading events where board members and employees will volunteer to read to children in...
Thursday, October 8, 2015
The Hudson Valley CA$H Coalition, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, and United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region once again are partnering to provide free tax preparation for low-to-moderate income families, individuals, and seniors for the 2015 Tax Season. To do so, volunteer tax preparers are needed and a free training will be offered this fall. Volunteer tax preparers do not have to be professional accountants, CPAs, retirees or AARP members...
Thursday, September 10, 2015
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region is fortunate to be the recipient of several in-kind donations including, but not limited to: clothing, accessories, kitchen items, household Items and bedding, as well as gently read books.   We are excited to share these generous donations with our nonprofit community partners and invite you to join us for a Day of Sharing:    Friday, September 18th, 2015 Click here to download PDF 10am -...
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Sold-out breakfast program featuring three nonprofit community leaders and honoring two Community Champions, Barry Rothfeld and Thomas Weddell. September 9, 2015 is officially “Live United Day” in Dutchess and Orange Counties Denise Doring VanBuren, Gaye Mallet, and Jeannie Montano  Click here to view photo album   Kicking off the 2015 Campaign for the Common Good on Wednesday, September 9th, United Way President & CEO Jeannie Montano...
Thursday, August 6, 2015
  Hudson Valley CASH Coalition Dutchess and Orange Counties of New York StateSince 2004, the coalition has been providing free federal and state tax preparation services, along with education and other critical services to our community. Members: AARP Tax-Aide, Catholic Charities, Cornell Cooperative Extension, DC Community Action Partnership, North East Community Center, United States Internal Revenue Service, and United Way Free Tax...
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
As part of a nationwide effort to improve quality of life, United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region (UWDOR)brought 50 plus volunteers together in the Dutchess-Orange Region on Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20, 2015.   Together volunteers from corporate partners and the community contributed 200 hours to nine community projects, for an estimated economic impact of over $5,000 returned to the community according to New York State’s...
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
As part of a larger community effort to improve the quality of life in Dutchess and Orange Counties, United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region (UWDOR) is mobilizing 50 plus volunteers on Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20, 2015.   “Volunteers are a strong part of the community-building effort in the Hudson Valley,” said Jeannie Montano, President & CEO of the United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region. “Beginning on Friday, we'll see people...
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region is committed to supporting nonprofit organizations and helping our neighbors meet their basic needs. We are excited to share, with our nonprofit community partners, generous donations of clothing, accessories,  bedding, kitchen & household goods and other useful items from Bed Bath & Beyond, Calvin Klein, Izod, Van Heusen, among others. We invite you to join us for a Day of Sharing:   Friday,...
Friday, May 1, 2015
  Share the news of your Give Local donation. Click here to download this image and share to your social media accounts with the hashtags #iGiveLocal #UWDOR #GiveLocal15. We all have heard the phrase “Buy Local,” but what about “Give Local”? On Tuesday, May 5, United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region is joining more than 8,000 nonprofits throughout the United States to raise money to improve our local communities on “Give Local Day.” That’s...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Literacy Connections of the Hudson Valley’s highly successful Book Buddies program was able to expand its reach this spring to Orange County’s Newburgh Enlarged City School District thanks to a generous gift from Vanacore, DeBenedictus, DiGovanni & Weddell LLP (VDDW), through the United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region.   “Providing the funding to bring Book Buddies to Newburgh was an easy decision," said Tom Weddell, managing partner of...