Community

The Hudson Valley is about much more than natural beauty and touring. It is also about community and people. Here is a list of not-for-profit organizations that strive to maintain the social, environmental, historical and cultural balance of the Hudson River Valley.

UlsterCorps

UlsterCorps

UlsterCorps is a countywide resource dedicated to fostering a culture of volunteerism, collaborative work and community service.


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Filed in: Community, Stone Ridge NY, Ulster County NY
The Family Resource Center

The Family Resource Center

The Family Resource Center in Peekskill, NY, builds support and resources within communities that strengthen and empower individuals and families, .


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Filed in: Community, Peekskill NY, Westchester County NY
FarmOn Foundation

FarmOn Foundation

FarmOn! Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization was founded to reinvigorate a respect for farming and a awareness of local food choices and sources.


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Filed in: Columbia County NY, Community, Contains Video, Copake Lake NY, Country Delights, Farms and Orchards, Other Farms
Middle Main Initiative

Middle Main Initiative

Through advocacy, collaboration and action, Middle Main is working to build a strong, vibrant and creative neighborhood of choice in Poughkeepsie, NY.


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Filed in: Community, Contains Video, Dutchess County NY, Poughkeepsie NY
Food Bank Of The Hudson Valley

Food Bank Of The Hudson Valley

The Food Bank of the Hudson Valley is dedicated to alleviating hunger in the Hudson Valley, while preventing the waste of wholesome food.


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Filed in: Community, Sojourner's Picks
Rebuilding Together Dutchess County

Rebuilding Together Dutchess County

Rebuilding Together Dutchess County brings volunteers and communities together to rehabilitate the homes of low-income homeowners.


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, Poughkeepsie NY
Friends of Lindenwald

Friends of Lindenwald

The Friends of Lindenwald are a not-for-profit organization advancing the preservation of Lindenwald and the artifacts associated with President Van Buren.


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Filed in: Columbia County NY, Community, History, Kinderhook NY, Museums
Hudson Valley Honor Flight

Hudson Valley Honor Flight

Hudson Valley Honor Flight is a nonprofit organization which “Honors American Veterans” for all their sacrifices. We transport these heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit their memorials at no cost to them. We are a local hub of the National Honor Flight Network (which consists of over 100 independent non-profit “hubs” across America). Hudson Valley […]


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Filed in: Community, Orange County NY, Walden NY
Sound and Story Project

Sound and Story Project

The Sound and Story Project, a non-profit organization, builds community memory and sense of place by recording and sharing our stories and regional sounds.


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Filed in: Community
Fishkill Historical Society & Van Wyck Homestead Museum

Fishkill Historical Society & Van Wyck Homestead Museum

The purpose of the Fishkill Historical Society shall be to gather and preserve information, objects, and resources relating to the history of Fishkill, NY.


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, Fishkill NY, History, Museums
Friends of the Fishkill Supply Depot and Encampment

Friends of the Fishkill Supply Depot and Encampment

Friends of the Fishkill Supply Depot advocates for the preservation, study, and proper interpretation of the Fishkill Supply Depot and Encampment.


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, Fishkill NY, Sojourner's Picks
Community Family Development Center

Community Family Development Center

Community Family Development Center provides infant, toddler, pre-school, universal pre-kindergarten, after school care, and summer programming.


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, Kids, Kids Programs, Poughkeepsie NY
Hudson Valley Farm To School

Hudson Valley Farm To School

Hudson Valley Farm To School offers a comprehensive resource for schools to promote student wellness through the use of fresh, local farm produce.


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Filed in: Community, Education, Education Resources, Garrison NY, Kids, Kids Programs, Putnam County NY, Sojourner's Picks
Let’s Play It Forward

Let’s Play It Forward

The Let’s Play it Forward mission is to help charitable youth organizations and individuals in need to obtain the gear needed to play the sports they love.


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Filed in: Community, Contains Video, Sojourner's Picks, Somers NY, Westchester County NY
The Volunteer Center of United Way

The Volunteer Center of United Way

The Volunteer Center of United Way encourages adults to serve, youth to build character, families to bond, and businesses to address community needs.


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Filed in: Community, Sojourner's Picks, Tarrytown NY, Westchester County NY
Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra

Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra

The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra provides opportunities for young and old to experience live orchestral music at a moderate price.


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Filed in: Community, Creative & Performing Arts, Newburgh NY, Orange County NY
The Queens Galley

The Queens Galley

The Queens Galley is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization providing awareness, education, relief and prevention of food insecurity in the Hudson Valley.


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Filed in: Community, Kingston NY, Ulster County NY
Riverkeeper

Riverkeeper

Riverkeeper is a member-supported watchdog organization dedicated to defending the Hudson River and its tributaries and protecting the water supply.


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Filed in: Community, Ossining NY, Sojourner's Picks, Westchester County NY
Woodstock Comedy Festival

Woodstock Comedy Festival

The Woodstock Comedy Festival is held in Woodstock, NY, with comedy ranging from stand up to sketch, improv to comedy panels, film screenings and more.


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Filed in: Community, Fairs & Festivals, Sojourner's Picks, Ulster County NY, Woodstock NY
Tilly Foster Farm Museum

Tilly Foster Farm Museum

Tilly Foster Farm Museum is a preservation, farming and educational endeavor of the Society for the Preservation of Putnam County Antiquities and Greenways.


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Filed in: Brewster NY, Community, Contains Video, Country Delights, Education, Education Resources, Farms and Orchards, History, Kids, Kids Programs, Museums, Other Farms, Putnam County NY, Sojourner's Picks
Empire State Railway Museum

Empire State Railway Museum

Located in the Catskill Mountains of New York State, Empire State Railway Museum brings alive the history of the railroads, their people and towns.


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Filed in: Community, Contains Video, History, Museums, Phoenicia NY, Sojourner's Picks, Ulster County NY
Mohawk Hudson Humane Society

Mohawk Hudson Humane Society

The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society is a non-profit organization that has been providing shelter for lost, abused and unwanted animals since 1887.
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Filed in: Albany County NY, Community, Menends NY, Pets & Animals, Sojourner's Picks
Delaware & Hudson Canal Museum

Delaware & Hudson Canal Museum

The D&H Canal Historical Society was established in 1966 to preserve, protect and perpetuate the unique history of the Delaware & Hudson Canal, particularly in Ulster County.


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Filed in: Community, High Falls NY, History, Museums, Sojourner's Picks, Ulster County NY
F.W. Vanderbilt Garden Association

F.W. Vanderbilt Garden Association

The Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to rehabilitate and maintain the formal gardens at the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, in Hyde Park, NY. The Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association, Inc. began in 1984 as a small group of gardeners who wanted to bring some life back to a […]


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, Gardening & Landscaping, History, Hyde Park NY
The Vanaver Caravan

The Vanaver Caravan

The Vanaver Caravan weaves tapestries of dance and music with effortless skill and precision.


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Filed in: Community, Creative & Performing Arts, New Paltz NY, Ulster County NY
Catskill Mountain Artisans Guild

Catskill Mountain Artisans Guild

The Catskill Mountain Artisans Guild strives to capture, unify and support the creative spirit of the Catskill region.


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Filed in: Community, Crafted In The Hudson Valley, Creative & Performing Arts, Delaware County NY, Margaretville NY
Dutchess County Healthy Families

Dutchess County Healthy Families

Dutchess County Healthy Families is a home visiting program designed to aid expectant families in giving their babies a healthy start to life. They serve families of Poughkeepsie, Hyde Park, and Beacon. The services are free, voluntary, and entirely confidential. The Dutchess County Healthy Families program is educational and a gateway to resources of the community. […]


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Filed in: Beacon NY, Community, Dutchess County NY, Health & Wellness, Kingston NY, Orange County NY, Poughkeepsie NY, Ulster County NY
Winnakee Land Trust

Winnakee Land Trust

Winnakee Land Trust protects and preserves the agricultural, recreational, architectural, cultural, scenic, historical, and open space of northern Dutchess County.


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, History, Rhinebeck NY
Beacon Arts Community Association

Beacon Arts Community Association

Beacon Arts Community Association fosters and encourages the development of the Beacon community as an arts and business center.


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Filed in: Beacon NY, Community, Creative & Performing Arts, Dutchess County NY
Cold Spring Living

Cold Spring Living

Cold Spring is located 50 miles north of manhattan on the Hudson River in a rural area steeped in history and rich in natural treasures, rolling hills, biking trails, babling brooks.


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Filed in: Cold Spring NY, Community, Directories & Guides, Putnam County NY
Zadock Pratt Museum

Zadock Pratt Museum

The museum is dedicated to preserving the history of Prattsville and the surrounding Catskill Mountain areas.


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Filed in: Community, Greene County NY, History, Museums, Prattsville NY
Catharine Street Community Center

Catharine Street Community Center

Catharine Street Community Center offers a diversity of community based programs for kids, parents, and families.


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, Kids, Kids Programs, Kids Sports, Poughkeepsie NY, Youth Services
Catskill Mountain Club

Catskill Mountain Club

Catskill Mountain Club is an association of outdoors-people enjoy nature and non-motorized outdoor recreational pursuits in the Catskill Mountains.


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Filed in: Clubs, Community, Kids, Kids Programs, Pine Hill NY, Recreation and Sports, Trails, Paths, and Hiking, Ulster County NY
Daughters of Sarah Senior Community

Daughters of Sarah Senior Community

A senior community with multi-level continuum of care. Located on 40 acres of wooded property, the community offers kosher meals, skilled nursing care, medical adult day services,


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Filed in: Albany County NY, Albany NY, Community
Maple Grove Restoration

Maple Grove Restoration

Located in a residential area of Poughkeepsie, New York, Maple Grove is part of a collection of farm estates which once lined South Road (Route 9).


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, History, Poughkeepsie NY
Planned Parenthood of the Mid-Hudson Valley

Planned Parenthood of the Mid-Hudson Valley

Planned Parenthood of the Mid-Hudson Valley is the foremost advocate for protecting reproductive rights and access to family planning services.


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Filed in: Albany County NY, Albany NY, Brewster NY, Community, Dutchess County NY, Goshen NY, Health & Wellness, Orange County NY, Poughkeepsie NY, Putnam County NY
Millbrook NY Online

Millbrook NY Online

Millbrook Ny Online is a guide to the Millbrook New York area.


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Filed in: Community, Directories & Guides, Dutchess County NY, Millbrook NY
Friends Of The Great Swamp

Friends Of The Great Swamp

Friends of The Great Swamp is an active voice for protection of the functions, values and integrity of the Great Swamp located in Putnam & Dutchess Counties.


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, Pawling NY
Project Cat

Project Cat

Project cat is an environmentally conscious, animal welfare organization dedicated to assisting felines in need in our local community.


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Filed in: Accord NY, Community, Pets & Animals, Ulster County NY
Albany Institute of History & Art

Albany Institute of History & Art

Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History & Art is one of the oldest museums in the United States. It also is the major repository for the region’s heritage, with nationally significant collections. The Albany Institute of History & Art museum and library holdings form the best collections in the United States documenting the life […]


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Filed in: Albany County NY, Albany NY, Community, History, Museums
Catskill Mountain Foundation

Catskill Mountain Foundation

Catskill Mountain Foundation provides programs and educational opportunities in the arts, education, and sustainable living.


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Filed in: Community, Contains Video, Country Delights, Creative & Performing Arts, Farms and Orchards, Greene County NY, Hunter NY, Other Farms
Warwick Valley Humane Society

Warwick Valley Humane Society

The Warwick Valley Humane Society is a not for profit corporation founded in 1954, we have operated the Warwick Animal Shelter since 1968.


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Filed in: Community, Contains Video, Orange County NY, Pets & Animals, Warwick NY
Greyhounds As Companions

Greyhounds As Companions

Greyhounds As Companions is a 501-C not-for-profit organization, consisting of volunteers who find homes for retired racing greyhounds.


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Filed in: Albany County NY, Community, Delmar NY, Pets & Animals
Humane Society of Middletown New York

Humane Society of Middletown New York

The mission of the Humane Society of Middletown is to make possible, during their transitional period, a better world for the animals in our charge.


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Filed in: Community, Middletown NY, Orange County NY, Pets & Animals
Humane Society of Blooming Grove

Humane Society of Blooming Grove

The Humane Society of Blooming Grove is a non-profit animal shelter caring for and attempting to place animals that have been rescued or abandoned.


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Filed in: Community, Orange County NY, Pets & Animals, Washingtonville
Equine Advocates Rescue & Sanctuary

Equine Advocates Rescue & Sanctuary

Since 1996, Equine Advocates Rescue & Sanctuary has helped rescue thousands of horses from slaughter, abuse and neglect.


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Filed in: Chatham NY, Columbia County NY, Community, Pets & Animals
USS Slater – Destroyer Escort Historical Museum

USS Slater – Destroyer Escort Historical Museum

The USS SLATER/Destroyer Escort Historical Museum utilizes the SLATER as an educational platform to teach youth and visitors about contributions of the destroyer escorts.


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Filed in: Albany County NY, Albany NY, Community, History, Kids, Kids Programs, Museums
Irish American Heritage Museum

Irish American Heritage Museum

The Irish American Heritage Museum in Albany, New York, provides year-round access, especially by school groups, to our exhibits, our Paul O’Dwyer Library, lectures, presentations, film screenings, book signings and other special programs.


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Filed in: Albany County NY, Albany NY, Community, History, Kids, Kids Programs, Museums
Ramapo For Children

Ramapo For Children

The mission of Ramapo For Children is to inspire children with emotional, social and developmental challenges to experience success.


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, Education, Kids, Kids Camps, Kids Programs, Rhinebeck NY, Special Education, Youth Services
Oblong Trail Association

Oblong Trail Association

Oblong Trail Association is an organization that encourages equestrian and nature walking activities.


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, Horse and Rider, Pawling NY, Recreation and Sports, Trails, Paths, and Hiking
Castskill Forest Association

Castskill Forest Association

The Catskill Forest Association, also called “CFA,” is a non-profit, membership organization dedicated to enhancing all aspects of the forest in New York’s Catskill region.


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Filed in: Arkville NY, Community, Delaware County NY
Ashokan Field Campus

Ashokan Field Campus

The Ashokan Field Campus in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains is a living nature classroom for school groups and adults.


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Filed in: Community, Contains Video, Creative & Performing Arts, Farm Animals, Farms and Orchards, History, Kids, Kids Programs, Olivebridge NY, Recreation and Sports, Ulster County NY
Italian Center

Italian Center

The Italian Center in Poughkeepsie NY is a fraternal organization that promotes and preserves Italian customs and heritage.


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Filed in: Catering, Community, Dutchess County NY, Poughkeepsie NY, Wedding & Reception Venues, Weddings and Events
New Horizons Resources, Inc.

New Horizons Resources, Inc.

New Horizons Resources, Inc. is a not-for-profit agency that provides services to children and adults who have developmental disabilities.


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, Kids, Pleasant Valley NY, Youth Services
Italian American Community Center

Italian American Community Center

The Italian American Community Center is a membership organization involved in preserving their customs and traditions, and in fostering a social bond.


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Filed in: Albany County NY, Albany NY, Catering, Community, Conference Centers, Lodging & Resorts, Wedding & Reception Venues, Weddings and Events
Community Caregivers

Community Caregivers

Community Caregivers is an organization made up of over 450 volunteer neighbors who lend a hand when no one else is available.


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Filed in: Albany County NY, Community, Guilderland NY
Upstate Films

Upstate Films

Upstate Films is a non profit member supported arts organization that provides alternatives to mainstream film exhibition.


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Filed in: Community, Creative & Performing Arts, Dutchess County NY, Rhinebeck NY, Ulster County NY, Woodstock NY
Arts In Orange

Arts In Orange

Arts in Orange provides services and support for individual artists and arts organizations throughout Orange County, New York.


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Filed in: Community, Creative & Performing Arts, Orange County NY, Pine Bush NY
Mid Hudson Animal Aid

Mid Hudson Animal Aid

Mid Hudson Animal Aid protects and provide for abandoned and abused animals in the Hudson Valley and places them in good adoptive homes.


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Filed in: Beacon NY, Community, Dutchess County NY, Pets & Animals
Manitoga

Manitoga

Manitoga’s mission is to preserve the legacy of pioneer designer Russel Wright and share them with professionals and the public.


Filed in: Community, Contains Video, Garrison NY, History, Kids, Kids Camps, Putnam County NY
Boscobel

Boscobel

Boscobel is an elegant Federal period house museum set on lovely landscaped grounds with breathtaking views of the Hudson River.


Filed in: Catering, Community, Garrison NY, Historic Wedding Venues, History, Kids, Kids Programs, Museums, Putnam County NY, Wedding & Reception Venues, Weddings and Events
Mid Hudson Vegetarian Society

Mid Hudson Vegetarian Society

The Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society, Inc. promotes the vegetarian ethic in the Mid-Hudson Valley region of New York, educates the community.


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, Health & Wellness, Rhinebeck NY
Green Chimneys

Green Chimneys

Green Chimneys provides innovative and caring services for children, families and animals and targets its services at restoring and strengthening the emotional health and well-being of children and families


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Filed in: Brewster NY, Community, Contains Video, Education, Putnam County NY, Special Education, Youth Services
New Baltimore Conservancy

New Baltimore Conservancy

The New Baltimore Conservancy maintains hiking trails, sponsors social events, offers informational programs and guided hikes and river paddles


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Filed in: Community, Greene County NY, History, Kayaking/Rafting/Boating, New Baltimore NY, Recreation and Sports
Catskill Animal Sanctuary

Catskill Animal Sanctuary

Catskill Animal Sanctuary (CAS) is a 110-acre haven for horses and farm animals rescued from cruelty and neglect.


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Filed in: Community, Contains Video, Kids, Kids Camps, Kids Programs, Pets & Animals, Saugerties NY, Ulster County NY
Family of Woodstock

Family of Woodstock

Family of Woodstock provides shelters, emergency food pantries, court advocates, counseling and case management services, hotlines, and child care supports.


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Filed in: Community, Contains Video, Kingston NY, Ulster County NY
Columbia Greene Humane Society

Columbia Greene Humane Society

Columbia Greene Humane Society sees and helps over one thousand animals every year through their adoption and cruelty intervention departments.


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Filed in: Columbia County NY, Community, Hudson NY, Pets & Animals
Veritas Villa Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Veritas Villa Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Veritas Villa takes a holistic approach to alcohol recovery programs including special programs for women, seniors, and families.


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Filed in: Community, Contains Video, Health & Wellness, Kerhonkson NY, Ulster County NY
Goshen Humane Society

Goshen Humane Society

Goshen Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization dedicated to companion animals and to spay/neuter education.


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Filed in: Community, Goshen NY, Orange County NY, Pets & Animals
Sprout Creek Farm

Sprout Creek Farm

Sprout Creek Farm is a 200 acre live and learn farm practicing Grass Based Production. The farm market and creamery offer homemade artisanal cheeses.


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Filed in: Community, Contains Video, Country Delights, Dutchess County NY, Farm Stands/Stores, Farms and Orchards, For The Table, Gourmet & Specialty Foods, Kids, Kids Camps, Kids Programs, Local Cheese & Dairy, Local Fruits & Vegetables, Local Meat & Poultry, Organic & Natural, Poughkeepsie NY
Dutchess Outreach

Dutchess Outreach

Dutchess Outreach serves a complete and nutritious mid-day meal six days a week to those in need and provides a three day supply of groceries.


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, Poughkeepsie NY
Friends of Hudson

Friends of Hudson

Friends of Hudson educates the public and works with organizations that support balanced growth in the mid-Hudson Valley.


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Filed in: Columbia County NY, Community, Hudson NY
Dutchess County SPCA

Dutchess County SPCA

Dutchess County SPCA mission is to rescue and provide temporary humane shelter for the abandoned, neglected and abused companion animals of the Dutchess County community.


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, Hyde Park NY, Pets & Animals
Astor Services for Children and Families

Astor Services for Children and Families

Astor Services for Children and Families is a non-profit organization that provides children’s services, and childhood development programs.


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, Kids, Rhinebeck NY, Youth Services
Orange County Citizens Foundation

Orange County Citizens Foundation

The Orange County Citizens Foundation is your voice in creating the environment that improves the lives of Orange County residents.


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Filed in: Community, Orange County NY, Sugar Loaf NY
Unison Community Arts Center

Unison Community Arts Center

Unison Arts Center offers performance and visual arts programming, personal and arts and educational activities for children and families.


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Filed in: Childrens Theater, Community, Creative & Performing Arts, Kids, Kids Programs, New Paltz NY, The Arts for Kids, Ulster County NY
Pets Alive

Pets Alive

The mission of the Pets Alive sanctuary is to rescue, rehabilitate, and place animals into loving homes.


Filed in: Community, Middletown NY, Orange County NY, Pets & Animals
Mohonk Preserve

Mohonk Preserve

Mohonk Preserve is a place of recreation, reflection, restoration, and a leader in safeguarding the natural lands in the Shawangunks and the Hudson Valley.


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Filed in: Community, Gardiner NY, Kids, Kids Programs, Recreation and Sports, Trails, Paths, and Hiking, Ulster County NY, Wedding & Reception Venues, Weddings and Events
Southlands Foundation

Southlands Foundation

The mission of The Southlands Foundation is to provide a historical and agrarian connection to the community, and cultivate a respect and love for the land and its animals


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, Horse and Rider, Kids, Kids Camps, Kids Programs, Recreation and Sports, Rhinebeck NY
Blue Sky Balloons

Blue Sky Balloons

Blue Sky Balloons operates FAA certified balloons by FAA certified pilots and provides hot air balloon rides in the Hudson Valley.


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Filed in: Community, Contains Video, Dutchess County NY, Poughkeepsie NY, Recreation and Sports, Tours & Cruises