Cut Your Own Christmas Trees

Want to give that Christmas Tree a personal touch? Try cutting your own tree. It's a great way to get the perfect Christmas Tree while having a fun family outing in the Hudson Valley.
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A Hudson Valley Gift

If you're looking for that something special in the way of holiday gifts, then look no further than the offerings from the many fine artisans and crafters right here in the Hudson River Valley.
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For Your Holiday Table

Add that extra "special" to your holiday meals with locally raised and prepared meats and poultry. Be it naturally or grass-fed raised, it's all available here in the Hudson Valley.
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Hudson Valley Sojourner | A Guide To The Hudson Valley


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.

Freestyle Frolic

Ulster County, NY

The Freestyle Frolic is a volunteer run cooperative dance event in a relaxed smoke free, alcohol free, and drug free environment.

Cerebral Palsy of Westchester

Westchester County, NY

Cerebral Palsy of Westchester is a provider of disabilities related services and programs tailored for most individuals with a variety of conditions.

Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary

Ulster County, NY

Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary provides shelter for rescued cows, pigs, chickens, turkeys, ducks, sheep, goats, and rabbits.

Teatown Lake Reservation

Westchester County, NY

Teatown Lake Reservation is a nonprofit, environmental organization with an 1,000 acre nature preserve and education center in the Lower Hudson Valley.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh

Orange County, NY

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes.

The Human Accord

Orange County, NY

It is the objective of Human Accord to implement a comprehensive Vocational Training Program and job opportunities in the Newburgh NY area.


Ulster County, NY

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

The Family Resource Center

Westchester County, NY

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

FarmOn Foundation

Columbia County, NY

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

Middle Main Initiative

Dutchess County, NY

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

Food Bank Of The Hudson Valley

Orange County, NY

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

Rebuilding Together Dutchess County

Dutchess County, NY

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

Friends of Lindenwald

Columbia County, NY

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

Hudson Valley Honor Flight

Orange County, NY

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” […]

Sound and Story Project

County, NY

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.

Fishkill Historical Society & Van Wyck Homestead Museum

Dutchess County, NY

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

Friends of the Fishkill Supply Depot and Encampment

Dutchess County, NY

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

Community Family Development Center

Dutchess County, NY

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

Hudson Valley Farm To School

Putnam County, NY

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

Let’s Play It Forward

Westchester County, NY

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.