SERVICE PROJECTS

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Service Day

In collaboration with the Southern Dutchess Coalition, volunteers serve hot meals to participants and attendees. The annual event is held at Springfield Baptist Church.​

Habitat for Humanity

Volunteers participate in a "build" project to assist with the completion of a home for a family in need.​

Alzheimer's Awareness and Caregiver Support

Volunteers participate at local churches to present information to congregants regarding Alzheimer's.  Funds are donated to assist in research for cure, causes and continued caregiver support initiatives.

Annual Soup Kitchen

Volunteers serve hot meals and dessert to men, woman​

Ivy AKAdemy 4H &

Cloverbud Club

An experiential reading, writing and oral presentation program with foci in mathematics, science and technology with site visitations as a conduit.​

CROP Hunger Walk

Annually volunteer donate funds and walk to support local and global efforts to fight hunger.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Annually volunteers donate funds and walk to support breast cancer awareness.

Project HOPE

Annually  and in collaboration with Beacon HS National Honor Society, volunteers and collect and donate non-perishable food and personal hygiene items to local food pantries including Castle Point  VA Food Pantry and several churches.

Annual Spring Egg Hunt

Volunteers provide activities for residents of the Children's Home of Poughkeepsie.  Residents participate in egg hunts, cupcake decorating, nail art and hat design and decorating.​

Adopt-A-Highway

Bi-annually volunteers clean a two mile dedicated stretch of highway located on Route 9D in Wappingers Falls, NY.​

Playground Mobilization

Volunteers clean and beautify the playground for young residents of the Grace Smith House.

One Million Backpacks

Collection of backpacks and school supplies for those in need.

March of Dimes March for Babies

Annually volunteers donate funds and walk for babies born prematurely.

Family Seasonal Wraps 

Summer/Spring seasonal wraps (bathing suits, towels, goggles, swim toys, sun block, flip flops, sun glasses, etc...) are collected and donated to children attending S.T.A.R. (Survivors Together Always Remember) Camp.  S.T.A.R. Camp is a fun-filled camp for the children of our fallen heroes.

 

Winter/Fall seasonal wraps (sweaters, hats, gloves, blankets, socks, long johns, boots, snow pants, etc...) are collected and donated to the Family of Woodstock.

Little Dresses for Africa

Dresses were sewn using pillowcases and donated to villages in Liberia, Nigeria and South Africa.​​

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