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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...
Monday, April 27, 2015
Sponsors and players are invited to participate in the 17th annual Orange Open Golf Tournament, to be presented on Thursday, May 28 by the Orange County Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region. Corporate Sponsors ($2,500) receive a foursome at The Powelton Club in Newburgh and compete for the Rowley Cup. The championship trophy was renamed the Rowley Cup in honor of Rich Rowley, founder of the Orange Open and well-...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region will celebrate National Volunteer Week, April 12–18, 2015, with a variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the Hudson Valley community. National Volunteer Week is a nationwide civic and volunteer initiative that promotes the spirit of volunteerism and supports the work of nonprofit organizations in our community. The United Way is proud to include this week as part of its annual Days of Caring...
Friday, March 27, 2015
  Free tax preparation is now available for low and moderate-income individuals, families and seniors as various tax preparation sites throughout Dutchess and Orange Counties have officially opened for business. Thanks to the Hudson Valley Cash Coalition, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region and many other community partners, those in need of this service can now begin making appointments to file their 2014 ...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region will celebrate National Volunteer Week, April 12–18, 2015, with a variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the Hudson Valley community. National Volunteer Week is a nationwide civic and volunteer initiative that promotes the spirit of volunteerism and supports the work of nonprofit organizations in our community. The United Way is proud to include this week as part of its annual Days of Caring...