Youth Night Provides a Safe Space for Poughkeepsie Kids

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. –A local non-profit serving over 75 inner city youth comes together in downtown Poughkeepsie to provide safe night of singing, dancing, sports, and activities. The Poughkeepsie non-profit Youth Mission Outreach (YMO) holds a Youth Night every Friday from 5:00-8:30 p.m. for kids and teens located in and around Poughkeepsie. The program started in 1996 and has continued to serve the community every Friday … Continue reading Youth Night Provides a Safe Space for Poughkeepsie Kids

Tutor Volunteers to Inspire Poughkeepsie Youth

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. –Football aired on the television, pie was served at the table, and this traditional Thanksgiving dinner acted as the catalyst for Arlene Dyer’s future. Dyer works as a special education teacher during the day. She spends her afternoons and nights volunteering as the coordinator of the Bridges to Hope tutoring program in Poughkeepsie. Bridges to Hope runs under the non-profit organization Youth Mission … Continue reading Tutor Volunteers to Inspire Poughkeepsie Youth