Rhinebeck Responds is a citizen-run effort to recruit volunteers, identify needs, and facilitate community service. We are coordinating our work with Town and Village government, local civic agencies, local churches, and with our neighbors in surrounding communities.

Rhinebeck Responds is a citizen-run effort to recruit volunteers, identify neeeds, and faciliate community service. We are coordinating our work with with Town and Village government, local civic agencies, local churches, and with our neighbors in surrounding communities.

We sold all 2,000 Stars!

In ten days, you helped us sell 2,000 commemorative Sinterklass Stars.

Your generosity will provide sustaining revenue for the Sinterklaas festival organizers.

Your generosity allowed us to send $20,000–$10 for each star–to area food pantries and service agencies.

Farms2Table topped it off with 100 locally-sourced holiday meals delivered on Saturday 12/19 and Tuesday 12/22 at our Rhinebeck food pantries.

What an astounding act of kindness, showing that Rhinebeck really is a small community with a big heart.

Thank you!

Small Business Grants Fund 

 
Rhinebeck Responds is very pleased to have launched its Small Grants Program (up to $5000 each) open to businesses in Rhinebeck. The Grants Committee meets every two weeks to decide on applications for these small grants. Read more
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We have various roles for volunteering to serve our neighbors & community.

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Help us to meet the immediate needs of our neighbors.

Local Links

We have collected and organized online information from  Rhinebeck Village, Town and Dutchess County. 

We have three local food banks: two in Rhinebeck, one in Red Hook that can provide food assistance, no questions asked.

Business owners will need help getting through the Covid-19 crisis.  We will collect post information and, when possible, assist with grant and loan applications.

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