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Large cans of Meat Ravioli
Large cans of Soup (such as Chunky Campbell’s Soup or Progresso)
Canned Beef Stew
Canned Chili with Meat
Canned Corn Beef Hash
Canned or Instant Macaroni and Cheese
Peanut Butter and Jelly
Canned Fruits & Vegetables
In addition, toiletries such as soap, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, and deodorant are also great items for the pantry as food stamp restrictions prohibit those types of purchases.
If you have food or personal care items to donate or would like to sponsor a collection event, please contact us at 845.454.3792 for more information.
Donations may also be dropped off at our 29 N. Hamilton Street, Suite 202 location, but please call ahead to make an appointment so we have adequate staff to assist you. We can also meet you at the lower level of the building with a cart to collect large donations.
Kitchen:Pots and pans*
Glass and corning ware
Electric fry pans
Other small kitchen appliances and utensils
Sets of dishes
Drinking glasses (no wine or beer glasses please)
Bath and Bedroom:Sheet sets (all sizes)
*Urgently needed / In short supply
If you have any of these items that you no longer need/use, but they are still in very good condition, your donation will be greatly appreciated by those in need in our area. We do not accept clothing.
Items can be delivered to Acts of Kindness, located at 8 Industry Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 in the Dutchess ARC Building between 10 AM and 2 PM Tuesdays-Thursdays. Please call 845-471-8876 ext.143 (AOK) with any questions or concerns you may have about the items you’d like to donate or if you need help delivering your item(s).
Our representative members of Leave a Legacy of Dutchess County are also members of the Planned Giving Council of the Mid-Hudson Valley, the local chapter of the National Council on Planned Giving.
You have different options for leaving a legacy, including:
A Bequest in Your WillYou can name Dutchess Outreach as a beneficiary for some amount in your Last Will and Testament.
A Charitable Remainder TrustUpon termination of a trust that provided income to yourself or another loved one, the principal is distributed to charities named in the trust.
Your planned giving donation can do so much for those in our community who otherwise may not get to take advantage of the benefits of living in a great local community such as Dutchess County. If you have any questions or would like more information on planned giving, please visit LeaveALegacy.org or contact our office at 845.454.3792.
Dutchess Outreach uses the gifts we receive from our local community to keep our programs running and available for those in need. Any donation, great or small, means that local families will be able to get a meal and the services they require are ready and available to help them get back on their feet. Please take advantage of our secure online donation system to support our programs and local families. Dutchess Outreach, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization and is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.