Making a Difference in northeast Dutchess County
Whether it's helping Millerton Adopt-A-Family bring warm winter clothing to children, funding Food of Life Food Pantry's efforts to serve 70,000 meals a year to local families or providing sound equipment for the Wassaic Project's summer festival – BTCF donors are changing lives in your community. Explore our work together:
When you want to make a difference in northeast Dutchess County, BTCF gives you easier and more effective ways to do it:
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grantee spotlight: REBUILDING HOMES & REPAIRING LIVES
"We got through the worst of it," whispered Audrey Bushnell into the ear of her trembling dog. She hugged him tightly and consoled him with kisses as the sharp clatter of hammers echoed from the ceiling of her mobile home. A team of workers was replacing Audrey's leaking roof. In all, 19 volunteers would work on her home throughout April to repair its significant damage - free of charge through local nonprofit Rebuilding Together Dutchess County. Read full story.
Northeast Dutchess county statistics:
Northeast Dutchess County is home to the highest median household income in our region – yet a staggering 64% of our students never go on to college. Find out what we're doing to address important issues facing our region.
- Population in northeast Dutchess County: 31,383
- Median Household Income: $68,274
- People Below Poverty Level: 8.9%
- Children Under 5 Below Poverty Level: 18.4%
- No College Education: 63.4%