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Monday, March 16, 2015
Orange County residents in need of assistance to help pay for home heating expenses, but who do not qualify for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), may be eligible for help through the Orange County Fuel Fund.   Through April 10, 2015, Orange County residents will be able to apply for a one-time annual assistance grant to pay their main source of home heating fuel expenses including electric, gas, kerosene, oil, or propane. Grant...
Saturday, March 14, 2015
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region celebrated a successful conclusion of its 2014 Campaign for the Common Good with last night’s “Celebration of Service” Awards event held at Anthony’s Pier 9 in New Windsor. “Our thanks go out to the thousands of area residents who have made charitable gifts to the United Way individually and through their workplace campaigns during the 2014 Campaign for the Common Good,” said Steven E. Howell, United Way...
Friday, March 6, 2015
The Board of Directors of the United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region announced today the appointment of Jeannie Montano as its next President and Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Montano will be introduced to the community at United Way's Celebration of Service Awards dinner at Anthony's Pier 9 in New Windsor on Thursday, March 12, 2015. She will officially assume her duties on March 18. Ms. Montano has had a long history of successful leadership...
Friday, March 6, 2015
On Monday, March 2, the United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region and five nonprofit partner organizations joined together to celebrate the National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss’ Birthday. Dutchess and Orange County students joined millions of their peers across the country to hear some of their favorite stories read aloud. NEA’s Read Across America Day, March 2, 2015 Catharine Street Community Center,...
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Join the United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region on Thursday, March 12, when it will celebrate the successful conclusion of its 2014 Campaign for the Common Good with the “Celebration of Service” Awards event. The 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 V. Lant, the recipient of the inaugural...
Sunday, February 1, 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 federal...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Free tax preparation available for low and moderate income individuals, families and seniors  Low and moderate income individuals, families and seniors can get their taxes prepared for free, thanks once again to the Hudson Valley CASH Coalition, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide and United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region, along with numerous community partners. Individuals and families in Dutchess and Orange Counties can begin making appointments today...
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region welcomes two new members to its Board of Directors. James P. Laurito, President and CEO, Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation. Prior to joining Central Hudson in 2009, as President, Laurito served as President and Chief Executive Officer of New York State Electric & Gas Corporation and Rochester Gas & Electric. With more than 35 years experience in the utilities sector, he serves as a...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
 United Way to Honor Lant at March 12 "Celebration of Service" Event Campaign finale event to recognize multiple key volunteers and organizations  United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region today announced that Steven V. Lant will be honored with a new distinguished service award at its annual "Celebration of Service" awards dinner on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Anthony’s Pier 9 in New Windsor, NY. He will be recognized along with several...
Monday, November 17, 2014
  Home Heating Assistance Available for Orange County Residents Starting Nov. 17th United Way and Orange County Government Partnership to benefit residents in need of help paying home heating expenses.   Orange County residents in need of assistance to pay home heating expenses, but do not qualify for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), may be eligible for help through the Orange County Fuel Fund.  Beginning November 17, 2014, residents...