Dutchess Outreach acts as a catalyst for community revitalization and exists in Dutchess County as an advocate and provider of hunger and relief programs in order to ensure that everyone, regardless of income, has access to fresh, healthy food, and the support they need. PPSTA supports their efforts with yearly food drives donated by PPSTA.
Toys for Tots is the Marine Corps’ premier community action program, one of the nation’s flagship charitable endeavors, an American tradition and a national treasure. The Toys for Tots message of hope for the future has motivated youngsters to grow into responsible, productive, patriotic citizens. Toys for Tots not only benefits children, but also has a positive impact on communities, on businesses – large and small, on the Marine Corps and on the nation. PPSTA is proud to support Toys for Tots as a vehicle for addressing the issue of poverty among children.
PPSTA’s Fall Social supports Sparrow’s Nest of the Hudson Valley!! ROCK THE NEST at Freedom Park is a Family Friendly event that supports this charity whose mission is to cook and deliver homemade meals to families facing a cancer diagnosis in Dutchess, Putnam and parts of Orange, Ulster and Northern Westchester counties.
Started in 2018, Community Matters 2, Inc. has fostered the connections between local Poughkeepsie organizations in order to take pride in their neighborhoods and to focus on the younger generation coming up. Community Matters believes in order for a community to thrive, people must work together and be the change or improvement they are asking for. PPSTA sponsors the “Putting For A Purpose” Charity Golf Tournament.