News Updates

Helping the PRC is as Easy as 1-2-3!

Posted by on Feb 13, 2018 in News | Comments Off on Helping the PRC is as Easy as 1-2-3!

By Susan Stone There are three way to help the PRC help others this winter, and all three ways are easy, fun, and will make a big difference to our neighbors in need! 1. Our local Hannaford store has selected The Pawling Resource Center as the March recipient of the  Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program!  For every Fight Hunger Bag sold during the month of March, The PRC will receive a $1 donation 2. Pawling has a group of civic-minded restaurant owners, bakers, and food merchants who have banded together to promote their businesses while...

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A Brief History of the Pawling Resource Center

Posted by on Feb 1, 2018 in News | Comments Off on A Brief History of the Pawling Resource Center

A Brief History of the Pawling Resource Center

Article by Susanna Morrow I recently came across a letter to the editor of the Pawling-Patterson News Chronicle written by my grandfather, John A. Brown, in 1976.  In asking for holiday donations, he noted, “Although the [Pawling Resource Center] has been in existence for only a short time, it has proven to be very helpful and beneficial to the churches, the social agencies, and [the] people.”  Last month I unexpectedly dropped in on the Pawling Resource Center, and I can tell you without a doubt, very helpful and beneficial is an...

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Pawling community gives generously to the PRC this Holiday season!

Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Pawling community gives generously to the PRC this Holiday season!

The Pawling Resource Center has been busy this holiday Season! Each year the Center sponsors an Adopt-a-Family program, which anonymously matches families or groups that wish to purchase gifts with Pawling families who need help to provide a joyful Christmas for their children. The adopting families then purchase toys and clothing for those children, in response to a “wish list” created by the adopted family. The PRC often adds a few toys donated by Toys for Tots, local business and other individuals. This season, 65 families were adopted,...

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Hannaford Helps Bags benefit the Pawling Resource Center all December!

Posted by on Dec 2, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Hannaford Helps Bags benefit the Pawling Resource Center all December!

Here we go! This month, every Hannaford Helps Bag sold at the Hannaford store location(s): 162 Route 22, Pawling NY Will generate a $1 donation during the month of December to support  Pawling Resource Center!  Hannaford Helps bags with the “Good Karma” message can be found on the reusable bag rack and at various registers. Hannaford donates thousands of pounds of food to the Pawling Resource Center each year. This is one way to support both Hannaford and the Pawling Resource Center, making a difference in your community. Visit the Hannaford...

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“Season of Giving” is celebrated at Pawling Resource Center with support from Dutchess County and AT&T

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in News | Comments Off on “Season of Giving” is celebrated at Pawling Resource Center with support from Dutchess County and AT&T

  The  Pawling Resource Center celebrates the start of the “Season of Giving” with a visit from a few Dutchess County supporters. Dutchess County Sheriff Butch Anderson continues to support the center with donations of holiday food.  For the past several years, AT&T has made a generous donation for the purchase of holiday turkeys and other items, through the efforts of Ed Bergstraesser, Director of External Affairs.  Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor generously designates a portion of his annual food drive results for the PRC. ...

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United Way volunteers ready the Pawling Resource Center for winter and holiday giving!

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in News | Comments Off on United Way volunteers ready the Pawling Resource Center for winter and holiday giving!

United Way of Dutchess and Orange County sponsors annually a “Make A Difference Day”.  On October 28th volunteers gathered at the Pawling Resource Center to help ready the Center for winter and Holiday activities. Participants came from Poughkeepsie and other Dutchess locations, and as far away as Queens, New York, and New Jersey.  The party of 15 volunteers assisted with painting, outdoor cleanup, wrapping holiday gifts and baskets, and picking up donated Hannaford’s boxes.  The Pawling Resource Center staff and Board...

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Fun and camaraderie highlight the PRC’s 10th annual “Walk So They May Ride”

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Fun and camaraderie highlight the PRC’s 10th annual “Walk So They May Ride”

  The Pawling Resource Center’s 10 Annual “Walk So They May Ride” event took place on Saturday September 23rd, a beautiful sunny morning. This fun and healthy walk raised $16,000, through individual and corporate sponsorships, for the Center’s essential programs, which include a food pantry and providing rides to medical appointments and food shopping.  Corporate sponsors who supported the event include: as Medical Transportation sponsors at the Platinum level: Pawling Engineered Products, Pawling Corporation, Castagna Realty, and Westchester...

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Positively Pawling packs the PRC Pantry!

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Positively Pawling packs the PRC Pantry!

On Saturday September 16, the kind folks from Positively Pawling set up a table and collected items for the Food Pantry of the Pawling Resource Center.   Glenn Carey led this fine band of do-gooders and posted a list of needed items the previous week for the Trinity Pawling faculty and on Facebook.  The following items were collected through community generosity:   435 rolls of Paper towels & TP and tissues boxes, food, personal care & cleaning items totaling 655 lbs., 205 diapers and packs of wipes, plus $613 in contributions and a...

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PRC’s Walk So They May Ride Sees Community Support

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in News | Comments Off on PRC’s Walk So They May Ride Sees Community Support

By Susan Stone The Pawling Resource Center’s fundraiser, Walk So They May Ride, has experienced an outpouring of corporate and community support in advance of the September 23rd event date. Funds received from event sponsors help to support the PRC’s signature programs, which include providing rides to medical appointments and grocery shopping , food delivery to home bound clients, as well as contributing much needed support to the Centers food bank. This year’s Platinum sponsors include Pawling Engineered Products, Pawling...

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Reverend Jon Ellingworth to Lead a Congregation in Iowa

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Reverend Jon Ellingworth to Lead a Congregation in Iowa

Pawling Resource Center Board Chairman Rev. Jon Ellingworth, Pastor at The Lutheran Church of Christ The King in Pawling, has been called to lead the congregation at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waverly, Iowa. Pastor Ellingworth will address his parishioners for the final time on August 27, and will be feted with a farewell luncheon after services. He will be installed in his new position in Iowa on September 10th. Rev. Ellingworth came to Pawling fifteen years ago, directly from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne,...

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