Thank you for supporting United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region with your gift from the Holiday Wish List. Please choose how you would like to help this year. You can select multiple ways and amounts.
$10 provides 5 meals for a family of four
We believe no one should go to bed hungry. Help us continue to ensure that all families have the food they need.
$25 provides free tax prep for two familiesLast year 7,977 low to middle-income families received free tax preparation, saving $2,369,400 in fees and receiving $6,394,690 in refunds.For struggling families, this savings helped pay back rent, debts and even provided needed savings.
$50 prevents eviction for one veteranVeterans and their families receive legal help to stay in their homes. Your gift helps prevent evictions and helps with foreclosures, so veterans and their families are not forced to live on the streets.
$100 provides an entire year of
tutoring and mentoring for one childChildhood literacy is connected to high school graduation rates, self-esteem and breaking the cycle of poverty. By providing a tutor or mentor, students have a much better chance of succeeding.
$250 keeps one college student from dropping outMore than 40% of college students are food insecure. Some students are single mothers, juggling the cost of day care with tuition. Many have to make critical choices every day, just to stay in class. Our College Student Emergency Fund supports students in urgent crisis situations at our community colleges.
$500 provides a safe haven for one runaway youthTeens who flee difficult situations— physical or emotional abuse, addiction or other traumas—are at risk of falling victim to traffickers. Providing shelter and support for these teens is critical.
$1,000 provides emergency crisis funds to prevent a family from becoming homelessUnited Way’s new Emergency Crisis Fund will give that needed help when no other resources are available to keep families from losing their home as well as in other crisis situations, including utility shutoff, unexpected car repairs and more.
Make a donation of any amount and United Way will use your gift to address the greatest needs in our community.
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