Since 1996, hundreds of volunteers from local businesses and service clubs have shared their passion for helping others at United Way's annual Day of Caring. Whether it's assisting clients at Cerebral Palsy's Annual Carnival, cleaning the gym at the YMCA, putting in new flower beds at Gateway Community Industries, or sprucing up the kids' play area at the YWCA, volunteers are involved in a hands-on, personal way. Join us for this year's celebration on Thursday, September 12th and show everyone how much Ulster County cares! Learn more
“The Boys & Girls Club has changed my life,” says 17-year old Dominick DeJesus, 2009 Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year. From the sincerity in his eyes and the evidence of his life’s transformation over the past three years, anyone who meets this extraordinary young man knows it’s true. Click Here to Learn More!
Takiesha Swift is a woman on the move. With the help of HOPE’s Fund, she is attending Ulster BOCES Cosmetology Program, working on her GED (Graduate Equivalency Program), and taking driving lessons! Takiesha has big plans – to open a beauty shop some day – and to make people beautiful. Her motto is, “It’s not what you have, it’s how you put it together!”, and Takiesha is certainly an example of that. Click Here to Learn More!