Do you know someone who pays it forward? Nominate them to be UWDOR’s Kindness Champion!

Do you know someone who pays it forward, helping others through acts of kindness? Now is the time to give them the recognition they deserve. Nominate them today to be United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region’s first Kindness Champion! 

Nominations are open through September 4th and can be made online at www.uwdor.org/nominate-2020-kindness-champion. Only one nomination per person is needed. You can nominate yourself or someone else. 

The top ten finalists will be announced on September 8th with voting for the Kindness Champion open to the community from September 8 to September 28. 

The winner will be announced during United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region’s Annual Community Breakfast that is being held virtually this year. The winner will receive a small donation to be made to their favorite charity in their honor. 

Join United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region in recognizing how kindness has been shown throughout our community in so many ways these past few months. 

In addition to the Kindness Champion, the United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region will be honoring Community Champions: Frank Castella Jr. and Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce & Lynn Allen Cione and Orange County Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Annual Community Breakfast on September 30. The event will also feature presentations by Dutchess County Human Rights Commissioner/EEO Officer, Jody Miller and the Executive Director of the Orange County Human Rights Commission, Inaudy Esposito. To sign up to attend the Community Breakfast ($25 suggested donation), go to www.uwdor.org/breakfast2020

Sponsorships and journal advertisements are available. For more information, contact Susan Marchewka at smarchewka@uwdor.org or 845-471-1900 ext 3126.

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