The proceeds from all these events benefit the lives of the people with disabilities that we serve.
MAy 11: ABILITIES FIRST 2017 ANNUAL COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, Poughkeepsie
A community gathering to celebrate the Abilities First mission
May 17: HUDSON VALLEY GIVES DAY
A one-day event celebrating giving across the Hudson Valley. Donate to Abilities First.
May 20 & 21: HUDSON VALLEY KIDVENTURE
11 AM - 4 PM
Civic Center Plaza & Market Street, Poughkeepsie
The first annual Hudson Valley KidVenture, hosted by The Chamber Foundation, will help children of all ages explore and discover the Hudson Valley, featuring kid-friendly vendors, hands-on activities, demonstrations, performances, and much more. Abilities First is a proud sponsor of KidVenture.
JUNE 10, 2017: THINK DIFFERENT DASH
Main St., Poughkeepsie
The THINK DIFFERENTLY Dash, is a 1 mile run for individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. The race is part of the Walkway Marathon Race Series, which also includes a marathon, half-marathon, and 5K. Abilities First is a proud sponsor of the THINK DIFFERENTLY Dash and will have a table at the Walkway Marathon Expo immediately after the event.
JUNE 26: ABILITIES FIRST GOLF CLASSIC
Powelton Club, Newburgh
Golf tournament with course specialties and prizes
OCTOBER: 12: HUDSON VALLEY MAGAZINE’S BEST OF HUDSON VALLEY® PARTY
The Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, Poughkeepsie
Abilities First, the 2017 Charity Beneficiary, will be offering discounted tickets to the Hudson Valley Magazine’s Best of Hudson Valley® Party, an annual event showcasing the region’s most renowned restaurants, wine and spirits, spas, shops, services, entertainment and more! Join us for great food, live music, DJ's and dancing, and every type of sweets you can imagine. Abilities First will be raffling off prizes donated by the winners!
October 27: ABILITIES FIRST SIGNATURE EVENT
Shadows on the Hudson, Poughkeepsie
Join Abilities First for a one-of-a-kind Hudson Valley event of cocktails, progressive dining, and a pulsating nightclub experience.
November 28: GIVING TUESDAY & NEW YORK GIVES DAY
A global day of giving. Donate to Abilities First.
TBD: MONTICELLO MOTOR CLUB CHALLENGE
Monticello Motor Club, Monticello
An exclusive adrenaline-fueled driving experience
APRIL 7: ABILITIES FIRST WING FLING 2017
Have fun and raise funds for Abilities First! Endless wings, DJ, giveaways, raffles and more!
MARCH 4: ABILITIES FIRST: A SHOWCASE OF RESOURCES FOR ENRICHMENT & INCLUSION
FREE event bring resources and unique services or products that meet the everyday needs and interests of families, individuals or caregivers for those with any disability. View Flyer
February 17 - 19: SPECIAL OLYMPICS 2017 STATE WINTER GAMES
More than 1,000 athletes and coaches from across the state will participate in the 2017 State Winter Games, featuring competitions in Alpine Skiing, Cross- Country Skiing, Figure Skating, Floor Hockey and Snowshoe. Abilities First is a proud sponsor of the 2017 New York State Winter Games. Read More
For sponsorship opportunities, contact DANA HAMMOND at 845.485.9803 ext. 384 or by email.