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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Happy Halloween from YOUR United Way!  Click here for some tips to have fun and be safe. Click here for some free Trick or Treat locations.     As kids and adults celebrate, 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...
Monday, October 16, 2017
Make a Difference on Saturday, October 28th with Hudson River Housing and help clean-up Poughkeepsie: http://bit.ly/MADD-HRH Light the Night with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Saturday, October 21st: http://bit.ly/LiteTNite Help Hudson Valley CA$H Coalition for its FREE tax preparation program at locations throughout the Hudson Valley:http://bit.ly/HVCASH17 Deliver groceries to homebound adults across Orange County: http://bit.ly/...
Monday, September 11, 2017
Every year in commemoration of the anniversary of 9/11, United Way coordinates projects where volunteers dedicate their time for  9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance. On the 16th anniversary of 9/11, United Way coordinated four volunteer projects: ·         United Way Community Impact Council members at HONORehg’s Honor our Veterans Project in Middletown and painted a room devoted to veterans. ·         A volunteer team from Kohl’s joined...
Friday, September 1, 2017
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region wishes you a very Happy Labor Day Weekend. Our office will be closed for the holiday and will reopen on Tuesday, September 7. 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.      
Friday, September 1, 2017
    Photo: Texas National Guard soldiers arrive in Houston, Texas to aid citizens in heavily flooded areas from the storms of Hurricane Harvey. (Photos by Lt. Zachary West , 100th MPAD) We heard you. Throughout the day on Monday, as everyone learned more and more about the devastation in Texas from Hurricane Harvey, we received calls here at United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region from people who had family and friends that lived in affected...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region will be running a supply drive, now through Thursday, September 7th, to help support our Texas friends and family in the aftermath of Harvey. The devastation is overwhelming and these Texan communities will need incredible resources to recover. We will be shipping donated items thanks to the generosity of UPS Freight in Montgomery, coordinated by Hub Service Center Manager Dennis Berns. Guardian Self...
Thursday, August 10, 2017
This Friday from 12 noon to 9:30pm visit Hoopla in Newburgh (1217 Route 300) or Poughkeespsie (2521 South Road) and you can support United Way while enjoying a delicious frozen yogurt! Bring your family, meet your friends, beat the heat with a sweet (healthy) treat and 20% of the pretax sales will be donated by Hoopla to United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region. Please print & bring the ad or display the ad on your phone at either the...
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Summer Volunteer Opportunities Help stuff and distribute backpacks full of school supplies at Christ Episcopal Church in Poughkeepsie bit.ly/Backpack-Giveaway  Be a United Way Super Hero volunteer during Make a Difference Day, October 28.bit.ly/superhero-volunteers  Hudson Valley CA$H seeks volunteers for the FREE tax preparation program for locations throughout the Hudson Valley. bit.ly/volunteer-hvcash16  Distribute bagged breakfasts and...
Friday, June 30, 2017
Everyone at United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region wishes you a Happy Fourth of July!   Links to Events in our Region: The Poughkeepsie Journal The Times Herald-Record Please note that UWDOR's offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th, but United Way's Hudson Valley Region 2-1-1 Helpline is open 365 days a year from 8am - 10pm. 

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