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Friday, January 24, 2020
Have you recently retired and want to continue to contribute to your former organization’s workplace campaign or make a difference by volunteering? If so, please email Elizabeth Manning at emanning@uwdor.org and learn about ways you can continue to support United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region. We are currently seeking volunteers for various opportunities within our organization, with roles ranging from two hours a week to once a quarter. You...
Friday, January 24, 2020
We have a matching gift from an anonymous donor for our College Student Emergency Fund that helps local students who are at risk of dropping out due to a financial crisis. YOUR gift today to help a student in need will be matched if we can raise $10,000 this spring semester. Your tax-deductible donation Provides college students with access to food Helps homeless students find housing Supports college students’ transportation and child care...
Friday, January 24, 2020
Have you recently retired and want to continue to contribute to your former organization’s workplace campaign or make a difference by volunteering? If so, please email Elizabeth Manning at emanning@uwdor.org and learn about ways you can continue to support United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region. We are currently seeking volunteers for various opportunities within our organization, with roles ranging from two hours a week to once a quarter. You...
Friday, January 24, 2020
“I learned that last year we had an accuracy percentage of almost 99 percent,” remarked Richard Robillard, a veteran volunteer for the Hudson Valley CA$H Coalition and AARP Foundation Tax-Aide. Mr. Robillard, the coordinator for the Chester tax preparation location and instructor for volunteers, has been volunteering as a tax preparer for 9 years. This year, there are more than 25 new volunteers in Orange County, who’ll be putting their training...
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Happy Halloween from YOUR United Way! As kids and adults celebrate tonight, remember to stay safe while enjoying this spooky evening.  TRICK OR TREAT & STAY SAFE As young goblins and superheroes prepare to hit the neighborhood, here are some tips their adult family members may find useful: Make sure the Trick-or-Treat route is planned carefully with an adult family member or friend accompanying children as the small goblins and super...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
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Tuesday, October 29, 2019
View videosView photos Thanks to a grant from AmerisourceBergen Foundation, United Way convened Resilient Communities, a conversation around challenges that students face today.    More than 100 representatives of schools, nonprofit organizations and community members joined the conversation held at Mount Saint Mary College.    Carlton Hall, President and CEO of Carlton Hall Consulting, was the keynote speaker and discussed the importance of...
Friday, August 30, 2019
United Way's staff wishes you a very Happy Labor Day Weekend. Our office will be closed for the holiday and will reopen on Tuesday, September 5th. If you have a non-life threatening emergency or question, remember that United Way's 2-1-1 Help Line is available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Call 2-1-1 (1-800-899-1479) for the answers you need.      
Monday, July 22, 2019
My name is Ian Miroff and I am a Marketing and Social Media intern for United Way of Dutchess Orange Region. I am with United Way for this summer and will assist the marketing department with social media, blogs posts and press releases to help ensure United Way’s brand is reaching as many people in the community as possible. My time here will be in-valuable experience and can help me develop a better idea of what working for a nonprofit such...
Monday, July 15, 2019
Dr. Kristine Young, Ed.D.President, Orange County Community College Over the initial four years of her tenure as President of SUNY Orange, Dr. Kristine Young has begun to significantly reshape the student experience, while at the same time expanding access to the College and cementing public-private partnerships that place SUNY Orange in the midst of academic and workforce training innovation. Seeking to better retain and graduate students, the...

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