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    The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie is actively involved in the local community, as well as with State and Federal agencies. Each year we host an education conference, our Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert and our Run for Home 5K. These events are open to the public. Additionally, we host several on campus events for the children and youth in our care.

    Children’s Home Host 79th Annual Teachers’ Open House

    On October 19 the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie hosted its 79th annual Teachers Open House, an event the honors teachers and school leaders for their dedication to the Home’s residents. This festive event is held in the Home’s gym, which is fully decorated for Halloween and complete with hundreds of delicious cookies and other snacks,…

    Zachary’s Lemonade Stand

    Do you remember Zachary? Last summer (then 4 year-old) Zachary hosted his first Lemonade Stand and raised $309 for the Children’s Home. This past weekend Zachary sold lemonade again. His goal was to raise more than last year. Well, he did! Zachary, his brother Jacob and cousins, Mark, Jack, Caroline, Katie and Max raised $500.…

    Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie Social Network to Host Annual 5K

    “Run for Home” Scheduled for August 21 on the Dutchess Rail Trail Poughkeepsie, NY – The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie’s Social Network Committee will host their third annual Run for Home, a 5K to Benefit the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie on Sunday, August 21, 2016. This year’s event will take place on the Dutchess Rail…

    Run for Home

    The Children’s Home Social Network Presents: Run For Home – A 5k to benefit the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie Date & Time August 21, 2016 7:00 am – 8:00 am:  Race Day Registration 8:00 am:  Kids Run (ages 4-12)    |    8:45 am:  5K Run/Walk Start (all ages) awards ceremony immediately following race Place   Dutchess County…

    Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert Benefits Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie

    Poughkeepsie, NY – On April 15 the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie hosted their fourth annual Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert at The Grandview. Over 200 guests enjoyed delicious hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. The highlight of the evening was a musical performance by Christopher D. Macchio, which guests were treated to over dessert and…

    Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert

    POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – On April 15, 2016, the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie will host their 4th annual Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert. This year’s event will be held at The Grandview, in Poughkeepsie, NY from 6 – 9 pm. This enchanting evening begins with a cocktail party featuring sumptuous hors d’ouevres and a fabulous open…

    Laugh It Up! Comedy Club to Host Toy Drive

    Poughkeepsie, NY – Laugh It Up! Comedy Club is proud to present its first annual “Laugh It Up! Toy Drive” to benefit the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie at a special show on December 5, 2015. Guests are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to the show for a ticket discount. All toys collected will…

    Save the Date

    Join the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie at our Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert on April 15, 2016 at The Grandview. Call (845) 452-1420 for details and to register.