FROM: Jeannie Montano, President & CEO, United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region responds to COVID-19 in our community. We are using your donations immediately to provide critical help daily.
This week . . .
We are helping a food pantry restock their shelves and feed another 2,000 families, doubly-impacted by this crisis.
We are providing cleaning and disinfectant supplies, no touch thermometers, paper products and first aid supplies 31 child care centers caring for children of essential personnel.
On Friday, we delivered a pizza lunch to serve two floors of our frontline healthcare workers at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.
We delivered breakfast to frontline childcare workers as a thank you for their service to the children of essential personnel.
We are providing diapers and essential items for parents in our community.
United Way's 2-1-1 Helpline has 10,441 COVID-19 related calls and more are received every hour.
We are connecting volunteers with meal delivery opportunities in our community.
We invite you to join us at 8:00pm on Friday to SHINE UNITED! Light a candle, shine a light and show your support for everyone on the frontline battling against COVID-19.
and we are continuing to respond to the daily needs of our community as the situation evolves.
We have raised over $64,000 in just a short time! Help us reach our $200,000 goal for the COVID -19 Dutchess Orange Community Strong Fund. We need your help now more than ever to help families impacted by COVID. Join Community Strong today!