Volunteers of the Week: St. Thomas Aquinas College Students Participate in ‘Spring Day of Caring’ @ United Hospice of Rockland

Volunteers of the Week: St. Thomas Aquinas College Students Participate in ‘Spring Day of Caring’ @ United Hospice of Rockland

BY BARRY WARNER On Friday, April 20, 2018 the United Way of Rockland’s ‘Spring Day of Caring’ brought together more than 300 volunteers to complete essential projects for Rockland County’s nonprofit health and human service providers. The completion of these projects empowered the community services to better serve thousands of people. Celebrated as the largest […]

Volunteer of the Week: Ann Hollinger, Tax Return Preparer

Volunteer of the Week: Ann Hollinger, Tax Return Preparer

BY BARRY WARNER There are many Rockland County residents who do not have the resources to adequately prepare their 2017 tax returns. The assistance of AARP Tax-Aide volunteers help taxpayers comply with tax laws and receive refunds quickly. AARP Tax-Aide is a free volunteer-run tax counseling and preparation service offered to all taxpayers earning middle […]

UNITED WAY ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT

UNITED WAY ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT

United Way of Rockland announced the appointment of Dana Treacy as its new president and CEO, following a unanimous vote by the Board of Directorsearlier this month. “We are delighted to welcome Dana to her new position at the United Way. She is very well-known throughout Rockland County and brings a broad level of experience […]

UNITED WAY HONORS O&R FOR TOP-DONOR FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

UNITED WAY HONORS O&R FOR TOP-DONOR FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

PEARL RIVER – United Way of Rockland County (UWRC) has named Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. (O&R) its Top Corporate Donor for its successful fundraising drive that this year raised over $150,000 to support United Way programs. O&R achieved this year’s United Way campaign results by combining a dynamic fund-raising drive partnership between the Company […]

UNITED WAY DAY OF CARING TO TAKE PLACE FRIDAY

UNITED WAY DAY OF CARING TO TAKE PLACE FRIDAY

On Friday, April 21, The United Way of Rockland County (UWRC) will hold its seventh Annual Spring Day of Caring event, which is known as one of the largest volunteer community service events in the entire county. This day brings together over 360 volunteers from local companies with students from RCC, St. Thomas Aquinas and […]

UNITED WAY OF ROCKLAND COUNTY AWARDS $493K IN GRANTS

The United Way of Rockland County and its Board of Directors are pleased to announce the approval to distribute $493,000 in Community Impact Grants to support non profits in Rockland for the next two years. The UWRC received 33 applications, and after an extensive review process awarded funding to thirteen programs. Collectively, forty-five organizations will […]