About Us

United Way wants all children to be educated and ready to succeed. We want all families to be healthy, financially stable and independent. We want all neighborhoods to be vibrant and safe. With the power of caring organizations and individuals, we'll make our community stronger. We'll make it better.

You can help. Give. Advocate. Volunteer. That’s what it means to live united.

Our Mission:

United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region builds a stronger, healthier community by raising funds, developing resources and forging partnerships that make a measurable difference in people's lives.

Our Vision:

As the area's premier impact organization, United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region serves as a catalyst to increase the community's capacity to improve the lives of its citizens.

Our Values:

Accountability - We are accountable to donors, volunteers, community and ourselves in the advancement of our mission.

Integrity - We build relationships with individuals and groups in the community based upon honesty and integrity.

Diversity – We value our differences and take pride in inclusiveness.

Leadership - We drive changes that improve and advance the mission and goals of our organization.

Service - We actively seek opportunities to serve our community.