Dutchess Outreach Inc
Rating: 5 stars 1 1 review 1,137
29 North Hamilton St Ste 223 Poughkeepsie NY 12601 USA
-Meeting the temporary, basic needs of individuals and families when no other resources are readily available to them.-Acting as an advocate through a referral and follow-up process for needy families and individuals; to find appropriate resources which enable them to meet basic needs on a long term basis.- Acting as an advocate to promoting community awareness of social problems and generating support for improvement in the system's response to human needs.
meet the temporary and basic needs of individuals and families when no other resources are available
Direct beneficiaries per year:
4,807 people with 102,492 meals from the food pantry, and provided 69,676 lunches fromn the Lunchbox
Geographic areas served:
Dutchess County, NY
3 different food assistance programs, the Beverly Closs Food Pantry, the Lunchbox, and Giving Individuals Food for the Soul; Emergency assistance to provide help with eviction notices, utility final termination notices, and one-time prescription assistance; the annual Susan DeKeukelaere Coat Drive, distributing an average of 5,000 coats each year throughout Dutchess County; our Children's Clothing Closet providing gently used clothing to families in need; and Acts Of Kindness which works with other agencies to secure needed household items for those starting from scratch.
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1 person found this review helpful
I have been active in many volunteer organizations over the last twenty years and I find Dutchess Outreach to be one of the most caring and giving organizatrons I have been associated with. The staff is extrememly dedicated to helping the less fortunate and always treat all the clients with respect. I am proud to be associated with the group.tion.s
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Whiel I personaly have not experienced the results, I have watched the functioning of the group and how it excels in the county in which we live.
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