News & Events

Sep
1
Sun
Volunteers needed for HITS Horse Shows
Sep 1 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

HITS Horse Shows 2019 is in preparation and FAMILY will again volunteer for FAMIY’s benefit and in appreciation of the ongoing generosity and sponsorship of Tom Struzzieri, the owner of H.I.T.S.
We will need Volunteers on 8 Sundays, starting with MAY 26 and 7 more Sundays (see below and the attached Schedule). The shifts are from 11:30 am – about 3:00 pm and the tasks are as usual (see below)

CAN YOU HELP?
8 Sundays
MAY 26, JUNE 2 & 9; JULY 21 & 28
AUGUST 4; SEPT. 1, SEPT. 8
*AT THE ADMISSIONS DESK
*TO SHUTTLE VISITORS
*TO HELP WHERE NEEDED
*TO SELL RAFFLE TICKETS
Enjoy the horses and the great outdoors
PLEASE contact
Doris Weber or Margie Knox
dweber@familyofwoodstockinc.org
mknox@familyofwoodstockinc.org
(845) 331-7080 ; Fax 845.802.5558 and/or 845.331.0526

Sep
7
Sat
14th Annual Midtown Make a Difference Day
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

14th Annual Midtown Make a Difference Day
Building a Strong Community: Neighbor to Neighbor

when: Saturday September 7th, 2019, 11am-3pm
where: 15-21 Franklin St, Kingston, NY

We’re excited to announce this year’s event will take place on Saturday, September 7th, 11:00am-3:00pm on Franklin St.

Stay tuned for updates on special guests and performers. If your organization would like to sign up to set up a table or booth at this event or to become a sponsor and keep this event absolutely FREE for everyone, please contact Megan Weiss-Rowe at 845-331-7080 x170 or at mweiss@fowinc.org. To volunteer for the event please email volunteers@fowinc.org.

Exhibitor Information: Local not for profits, community groups, schools, and government agencies are encouraged to have a table at this event to connect with community members. All groups (exhibitors) must be registered prior to this event. Please note that this is a completely FREE event and exhibitors cannot sell any items, goods or services. Exhibitors may start setting up their informational tables at 8:30 am. All exhibitor cars must be off the street by 10:30am. Tear down begins at 3:15 pm. Exhibitor sites can vary in size and are offered on a first come, first served basis. Exhibitors are responsible for bringing their own display tables, sun & weather protection and chairs.

Exhibitor Registration:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ycl_7tLINL93-yJp0FpblgnTF7NKK4wJN6houoj0Vt4/viewform?edit_requested=true

Big $$$ Raffle Drawing
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

We are so excited to kick off our annual Big $$$ Raffle to benefit the agency’s extensive residential and non-residential programs. Tickets are now on sale for $25 each. Buyers who want to increase their luck can purchase 5 tickets and get the 6th ticket free.

Prizes include:

Grand Prize
$15,000!!!

2nd and 3rd prize (Choose from Either)

Cancun Paradise Vacation – 5-Night Stay at the Westin Resort & Spa Cancun with Airfare for 2- Visitors seeking a relaxing beach vacation will delight in Cancun’s unparalleled tropical beauty. This beachfront property is located just steps from the world’s second largest coral reef – one of Cancun’s best spots for snorkeling and scuba diving.

OR

Exotic Supercar Driving Experience for 2 drivers – Drive Your Dream Car on a Racetrack, Renaissance Las Vegas 3-Night Stay with Airfare for 2- Slip behind the wheel of the car of your dreams and experience the thrill of driving on a real racetrack. Experience the impressive 1.5 mile Formula-One-inspired racetrack comparable to top circuits in the world.

(Either prize can be redeemed in cash instead, at the rate of the agency’s cost for each trip.)

4th-6th prizes
$1,000

7th-8th prizes
$200

Tickets may be purchased by visiting any of Family of Woodstock, Inc. locations or by calling 845-331-7080. Tickets may only be purchased by individuals 18 years of age or older.

The drawing will occur on Saturday, September 7th, 2019 at 6:00pm at the Drum Boogie Festival 2019 at Andy Lee Field in Woodstock. We hope you’ll join us there, but please note that individuals do not need to be present to win.

Sep
8
Sun
Volunteers needed for HITS Horse Shows
Sep 8 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

HITS Horse Shows 2019 is in preparation and FAMILY will again volunteer for FAMIY’s benefit and in appreciation of the ongoing generosity and sponsorship of Tom Struzzieri, the owner of H.I.T.S.
We will need Volunteers on 8 Sundays, starting with MAY 26 and 7 more Sundays (see below and the attached Schedule). The shifts are from 11:30 am – about 3:00 pm and the tasks are as usual (see below)

CAN YOU HELP?
8 Sundays
MAY 26, JUNE 2 & 9; JULY 21 & 28
AUGUST 4; SEPT. 1, SEPT. 8
*AT THE ADMISSIONS DESK
*TO SHUTTLE VISITORS
*TO HELP WHERE NEEDED
*TO SELL RAFFLE TICKETS
Enjoy the horses and the great outdoors
PLEASE contact
Doris Weber or Margie Knox
dweber@familyofwoodstockinc.org
mknox@familyofwoodstockinc.org
(845) 331-7080;; Fax 845.802.5558 and/or 845.331.0526

Sep
16
Mon
Volunteer Orientation for Local Hunger Relief Programs
Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Volunteer Orientation for Local Hunger Relief Programs

when: Monday September 16th, 2019, 12-1:30pm
where: Everette Hodge Community Center
15-21 Franklin St, Kingston, NY

Free event – refreshments will be served

Would you like to help increase access to nutritious foods in your own communities? If so, please join us for a Volunteer Orientation Monday September 16th, 2019 from 12-1:30pm at the Everette Hodge Community Center, 15-21 Franklin St, in Kingston. You’ll learn about the many opportunities to help support and grow local initiatives to address food insecurity and improve the quality of food available to those in need in our community. Volunteer opportunities include: helping to grow, glean, process and distribute fresh produce donated by local farms; preparing after-school meals for local youth programs; picking up food from local grocery stores; stocking/organizing shelves and preparing food packages at your local food pantry; cooking and delivering meals to homebound individuals; prepping and serving meals at your local community cafe; assisting with food drives and more. The Orientation will include presentations by Family of Woodstock Inc, Angel Food East, People’s Place Food Pantry, and the Farm to Food Pantry Collaborative.
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Register/more info: To register or for more information please email volunteers@fowinc.org or call 845-331-7080×157.

Sep
28
Sat
Strides for Strength 2019
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

A walk to support freedom from Domestic Violence. Proceeds from this year’s walk will be used to assist survivors with financial barriers to leaving unsafe situations, through the Maritza Ovsak Memorial Fund. Please join us for this fundraiser at the beautiful rail trail.
Adults $25

Children $15

Tickets:
https://secure.givelively.org/event/family-of-woodstock-inc/strides-for-strength-2019

Oct
5
Sat
Royal Crown Open Golf Tournament
Oct 5 all-day

Royal Crown Open Golf Tournament
Saturday October 5, 2019
Tee off at 9 am

New Paltz Golf Course
215 Huguenot Street
New Paltz, NY

18 holes, lunch, a free t-shirt and great prizes

Have fun and raise money to support teens in need
Early Bird Special for our loyal golfers!

• Sign up before August 15th for just $105 pp. Got your team of 4 all ready to go? Best deal of the season: $375 gets you four balls.

• All proceeds support Family of Woodstock, Inc’s MidWay Program supporting homeless youth towards independent living since 1992!

Sponsored by:
Carry Out Kings

Oct
25
Fri
Mid Hudson Valley Leadership Day
Oct 25 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

MID HUDSON VALLEY LEADERSHIP DAY

Friday, October 25, 2019 • 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
The Chateau, 240 Boulevard Road, Kingston, NY 12401

Celebrate Owners, Directors, Assistant Directors, Education
Coordinators, Administrators, and anyone who supervises and
supports staff in the Early Childhood Profession.

Keynote :
Jeanine K. Fitzgerald
Working with Multi Stressed Families
www.jeaninefitzgerald.com

Professional Learning, Networking, Vendors and Giveaways!

Hosted by Ulster BOCES, Family of Woodstock and Community Playthings

Event website:
www.familyofwoodstockinc.org/mid-hudson-valley-leadership-day
Questions:
Michelle Friedel: mfriedel@ulsterboces.org

Nov
28
Thu
Family of New Paltz Turkey Trot
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

8:00 AM – Day of Registration and t-shirt pick-up begins
9:00 AM – Mashed Potato Kids 1/2 Mile Fun Run
9:30 AM – Turkey Trot 5K Chip-Timed 5k Race (USATF Certified Course) start promptly

10:30 AM – Prizes Awarded to the First, Second and Third place male and female finishers by 10 year age categories in the Chip Timed Race and 50/50 raffle drawing

The Family of New Paltz Turkey Trot is a 5K run and walk held annually Thanksgiving morning to support Family of New Paltz’s Food Pantry and Crisis Services. Building on the success of previous years, this year’s event will include prizes for best costumes, tee shirts for adults and children, and of course the famous Mashed Potato Fun Run, which is free for kids 12 and under. For the more serious runners, the 5K course will be certified by USATF this year, and will include chip timed start and finish. As part of the package provided by the chip-timing company, photos of individual runners crossing the finish line will be available for upload at no cost. Age groups this coming year will be in ten-year increments, and medals will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each age group, with separate awards for male and female.
Family of New Paltz is a crisis intervention center located in the heart of New Paltz since 1975. Family provides a myriad of services, including a 24 hour hotline and new textline, food pantry, free clothing store, counseling, support groups and multiple shelters for adults, adolescents and victims of domestic violence.

Free t-shirt with paid registration if registered by October 31st (not included with mashed potato run free registrations)

Group rate: Discount of $3 per person for groups of 6 or more if registered by Monday 11/25/2019. Please call us 24-7 at 845-255-8801 for the Group rate code.

Thank you so much to our sponsors and supporters!

https://newpaltzturkeytrot.itsyourrace.com/register/