Posts Categorized: Helping Hands

Donations Needed: School Supplies for Dutchess County Children

School Supplies

Dutchess County volunteer, Jessica Lopez, is calling for support from the community to help children in emergency and transitional housing get prepared for the upcoming school year. Through its programs such as The Gannett House and The Lagrange House, Hudson River Lodging provides emergency and transitional housing. Families that are placed in emergency housing are… Read more »

Local Finds Friday – The Mommy Dash 5k Run/Walk to Benefit the Sparrow’s Nest

The Mommy Dash 5k Walk/Run to Benefit Sparrow's Nest

This week’s Local Finds Friday encompasses three things we love: a fun family event, a charity that supports Hudson Valley parents in times of their greatest need, and local moms on a mission to inspire and encourage others. Let us introduce you to Jen Colucci and Alicia Martin, two Dutchess County friends who teamed up… Read more »

Children’s Museum Offers Volunteer Opportunity for Teens

Mid-Hudson Children's Museum Teen Volunteers

The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum announces the start of its spring session of the Youth Volunteer Program. This program, now in its  fourteenth year, offers teens the opportunity to get involved with their community, work with museum exhibits and staff, gain job skills, and meet other teens from around Dutchess County. Two, 6-month youth volunteer programs… Read more »

Junior League of Kingston Announces the Rebuilding of Kingston Kinderland at Forsyth Park

Kingston Kinderland 2

Kingston, NY – The Junior League of Kingston and the City of Kingston are excited to announce the rebuilding of Kingston Kinderland at Forsyth Park. The land of Forsyth Park, 18.55 acres, was donated to the City of Kingston by the family of James C. Forsyth, who served as an Ulster County Judge. The topography… Read more »

Sandy Disaster Relief Donations for Rockaway

Sandy Disaster Relief Donations

In the wake of Storm Sandy and the incredible damage it caused to our down-state neighbors, we will now be collecting donations for relief efforts during our Family Fun Day event Nov. 10th.  The donations will be delivered to some of the hardest hit areas in New York – Rockaway, Far Rockaway, Breezy Point, and… Read more »