Family of New Paltz 5K Turkey Trot

The Month of November New Paltz, NY 12561 US

Family of New Paltz 5K Turkey Trot

Donation Goal: $10,000

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:   Crisis intervention; emergency short-term counseling; information and referral; case management; care coordination; emergency food; and access to Adult, Adolescent, and Domestic Violence Case Management, Child Care, and Emergency Housing Services. The catchment for this office is the entire southeastern quadrant of the county.

ANCILLARY SERVICES:   Food pantry; free store (including clothing, furniture and household items); public rest room; community bulletin board for employment opportunities, available housing, messages, workshops, computer classes and seminars; free public telephone for local calls and long distance in emergencies; client advocacy; emergency transportation; supervision of community service, work experience, work-study, internships, and court-mandated community service; and a meeting place for other community services.

Family of New Paltz has expanded its community services by collaborating with local businesses and organizations to establish programs to assist in meeting our client needs. Examples include: Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Eat Healthy on a Budget Program which provides participants hands-on lessons in healthy meal planning, preparation and smart shopping to save money; New Paltz High School’s Protein Program where local businesses donate 10lbs of protein each month to FONP; the New Paltz Elks Lodge which assists us in fundraising and food drives; and Community Compost in New Paltz to reduce food waste. As a result of the changes in the delivery of mental health and health care services within the greater New Paltz area, it is expected that FONP will play a greater role in the provision of support services to those with mental health and other disabling conditions. As part of an agency-wide effort, New Paltz staff have been trained in administering Narcan and will train on its use and distribute Narcan to individuals seeking it in the New Paltz community.

The 420 program is working to expand its food program in a number of ways, including the following:

Collaborating with St. Joseph’s Church & ShopRite management to establish an “Expiring Food Program” in which FONP will accept sell by date of frozen items for our Food Pantry program
Expanding our “Food Recovery” program with Mohonk Mountain House to reduce food waste
Re-establishing a partnership with the SUNY New Paltz Food Pantry to distribute food to those students in need
Continuing to strengthen existing collaborations with local organizations, such as ShopRite, Topps, Bimbo Bakeries, Phillies Bridge Farm Justice Program and Food Not Bombs to expand available food to distributeOther areas that the program is focusing on include: collaborating with SUNY New Paltz interns to increase the program’s social media presence; expanding the Bridging the Digital Divide program which loans laptops/iPads for students in need of computers for schoolwork; establishing a tutoring program with local school districts; increasing community outreach, and increasing the number of volunteers at Family of New Paltz.


Raised of $10,000


Top Donors

$4,715 Raised By 67 Donors

$1,000 on behalf of The Ruggiero Family
$500 on behalf of Karin Perro
$200 on behalf of Jonas Blank
$200 from Anonymous
$200 from Anonymous
$200 from Anonymous
$100 on behalf of Adriana Havnaer
$100 on behalf of Dwyer Family
$100 on behalf of EarthModern Design
$100 on behalf of George and Evangeline Cholakis
$100 on behalf of Greg and Tina Robie
$100 on behalf of Joellen Valentine
$100 on behalf of Kristy Blank
$100 on behalf of Linda Brotman
$100 on behalf of Louise Kuhn
$100 on behalf of Rafael Echenique
$100 on behalf of Rothman/Schwartz Family
$100 on behalf of Susan Scher
$60 on behalf of Lauren Tamraz
$50 on behalf of Behavior Fundamentals Inc
$50 on behalf of Dennis Moore
$50 on behalf of Elizabeth Veasey
$50 on behalf of Evelyn Clarke
$50 on behalf of Ian Bell
$50 on behalf of In Honor of Kathy Cartegena
$50 on behalf of Marianne Matthews
$50 from Anonymous
$50 on behalf of Patricia Bladh
$50 on behalf of Randy Bitonte
$35 from Anonymous
$30 from Anonymous
$30 on behalf of Maria Jankiewicz
$30 on behalf of Mary Rahe
$25 on behalf of Adrienne Wald
$25 on behalf of Brigid Palcic
$25 on behalf of Cindy Dates
$25 on behalf of Fabio Danisi
$25 from Anonymous
$25 on behalf of Mary Capobianco
$25 from Anonymous
$25 from Anonymous
$20 on behalf of David Ellsworth
$20 on behalf of Ed Stoner
$20 on behalf of Gail Moran
$20 on behalf of Gail Moran
$20 on behalf of Jacqueline Lanzarone
$20 on behalf of Kara Seim
$20 on behalf of paul fischer
$20 on behalf of Richard Souto
$20 on behalf of Tona Wilson
$15 from Anonymous
$10 on behalf of Angela Amoia
$10 from Anonymous
$10 from Anonymous
$10 on behalf of Kimberly Newkirk-Lozier
$10 from Anonymous
$10 on behalf of Mike Merriman
$10 on behalf of Miriah Brustein
$10 from Anonymous
$10 from Anonymous
$10 on behalf of Samantha Gibson
$10 on behalf of Tera Stoner
$5 on behalf of Audrey Heyen
$5 on behalf of Denis McGee
$5 from Anonymous
$5 from Anonymous
$5 on behalf of Shirley Warren

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