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$5,000 grant will help agency in asbestos removal, drainage repair

POUGHKEEPSIE -- The Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to Family Services in support of their capital improvement efforts.

The gift will assist Family Services with an asbestos removal project in Poughkeepsie.  

“For over 130 years, Family Services has provided critical services to those in need,” said MaryRose Warcholak, executive director of the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation. “These capital improvements will allow them to continue their work in the community, and we are happy to lend them our support.”

Brian Doyle, chief executive officer of Family Services, said the grant would help the agency carry on its vital work with crime victims.

“This generous gift will help us significantly in enhancing the center where we serve victims of domestic violence and other crimes, people who are vulnerable and who need a safe and supportive environment,” Doyle said.

For more information about the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation, contact MaryRose Warcholak at (845) 338-6322, ext. 3626.