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Kimlin Community of Caring

Helping people and animals in the Hudson Valley

Throughout the year, Kimlin spotlights a different local non-profit organization each month on popular radio station WBPM 92.9FM and on social media and in other high-profile consumer media. Kimlin’s Community of Caring mission is to encourage the community to learn more about these great organizations and invite people to consider volunteering and donating.

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Our featured non-profit Hudson Valley organizations:

February: Middletown Humane Society

Founded in 1959, The Middletown Humane Society is a No-Kill, privately run animal shelter in Middletown N.Y. It serves the City of Middletown, New York as well as surrounding communities. The MHS offers adoptions and will guide you through the process of finding just the right pet, be it a cat, a dog, a hamster or even a bird. They will also guide adopters through the process of welcoming shelter animals into their homes. The MHS offer provides transitional housing (space permitting) and will work hard to find a loving home for those who can no longer care for their pet.

The shelter is funded ONLY through the generosity of our supporters, and does not receive any funding or support from the Humane Society of the United States.

To learn more and support

January: Ulster County Canines

Ulster County Canines is a non-profit whose mission is to provide temporary shelter and find adoptive homes for dogs in need. Comprised of individuals dedicated to rescuing, caring for, and helping dogs. Offering adoption, boarding, and a vet clinic, Ulster County Canines is dedicated to enhancing the Human-Canine and Canine-Canine bond.

To learn more and support

December: Humane Society of Walden

Since 1974, the Humane Society of Walden has provided quality care for many companion pets of all breeds, ages & sizes while they wait for their forever homes. A no-kill, 501 © (3) Non-profit – safe haven – animal shelter, the Humane Society of Walden dedicated to helping stray and abandoned cats & dogs.

To learn more and support

November: Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA

Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA is dedicated to the protection, humane treatment, and wellbeing of all animals. This mission is accomplished by our commitment to community outreach, humane education, and the prevention of cruelty to animals. We do not euthanize animals for space constraints and do not receive any federal, state, or county funding.

Over the last six decades, CGHS/SPCA has expanded its services in the community to include

  • Low-cost veterinary services (serving more than two thousand animals each year)
  • Food bank (providing 25,000 pounds. of free food annually to families in need)
  • Stray dog housing, assisting law enforcement with cruelty cases
  • Community outreach
  • Humane education

To learn more and support

October: Hudson Valley SPCA

The Hudson Valley SPCA is a unique shelter. Not only do we provide the only NO KILL facility in the Newburgh, New York area, but we are also the only source of Humane Law Enforcement in Orange County. Our dedicated staff and team of volunteers protect and defend animals and actively seek loving homes for each and every one of them – homes where they will be cared for and loved for the rest of their lives.


  • Lead the fight against animal abuse
  • Find forever homes for every animal
  • Love and care for them until they go home

The Hudson Valley SPCA does NOT receive funds from federal, state or local municipalities. And we are NOT funded by the national organization, the ASPCA.

To learn more and support

September: ARF Beacon

Founded in 1986, The Animal Rescue Foundation of Beacon is an all volunteer no-kill animal shelter that houses and cares for cats and dogs in need of a second chance. ARF Beacon provides pet adoptions, animals medical treatment, positive re-enforcement training and a safe place to call home for as long as needed.

To learn more and support

ARF Beacon

August: Catskill Animal Sanctuary

Catskill Animal Sanctuary rescues farmed animals, ignites social change to end their exploitation, and champions vegan living.

Catskill Animal Sanctuary is a 150-acre refuge in New York’s Hudson Valley for 11 species of farmed animals rescued from cruelty, neglect and abandonment. Over the years, thousands have come to this place of profound peace. They continue to come — sometimes one needy soul, sometimes a flock of 100 or more at a time. It is our privilege to help each and every rescued animal understand what love feels like.

To learn more and support

Goat Games 2021 – hosted by Catskill Animal Sanctuary and the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries:

Catskill Animal Sanctuary

July: Family of Woodstock

Since 1970, the Family of Woodstock has been an anchor for area residents- a place where people are respectful and caring, and where the search for solutions is creative and tireless. FAMILY’s shelters, emergency food pantries, domestic violence services, court advocates, counseling and case management services, hotlines, and child care supports all work together to help people achieve the changes they seek. Their services are, with few exceptions, free of charge and confidential.

To learn more and support

Family of Woodstock

June: Saugerties Animal Shelter

The Saugerties Animal Shelter is a municipal shelter located in Saugerties, New York. We service the towns of Saugerties and Woodstock. Their mission is to help lost, stray and abandoned animals find their owners and furever families. The town of Saugerties maintains the current building, but pet food, veterinary care, and other operations expenses are entirely covered through donations. A nonprofit, called the Saugerties Animal Welfare Fund(SAWF), was also created to help in fundraising for a planned new shelter building. Part of the plans for the new building includes a community room which will host various types of classes and events. The Saugerties Animal Shelter team is particularly excited about this because of all the possibilities it will provide in giving back to the community. Helping animals is no small task, but the Shelter is happily surrounded by many animal lovers, and for they are truly grateful.

To learn more and support

Saugerties animal shelter

MAY: Lost Pets of the Hudson Valley

Lost Pets of the Hudson Valley is an organization dedicated to helping reunite lost pets with their families in the Hudson Valley of New York and beyond. Since 2012, Lost Pets of the Hudson Valley has helped make sure that each missing pet case is handled and shared with 65,000+ people within minutes. Countless pets have been found safe and returned home to their respective families; many directly due to a LPOTHV post. We now have a brand-new, state-of-the-art website to help reunite even more pets. Passionate and caring volunteers help to make this happen every day. Lost Pets of the Hudson Valley is supported by wonderful community of members who help out complete strangers on a daily basis.

To learn more and support


Helping. Healing. Adopting.
The Ulster County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a private, nonprofit organization that has been serving its namesake county since 1891. Our mission is to prevent cruelty to animals by providing temporary shelter and finding adoptive homes for homeless, abused and neglected animals; conducting cruelty investigations; eliminating the crisis of homeless animals by providing low-cost spay/neuter services for cats and dogs and by spaying or neutering all animals offered for adoption; providing humane education and by working to improve laws to end animal cruelty.

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MARCH: Wayward Ranch Animal Sanctuary

We are committed to a different type of rescue experience. We are a unique combination of adoption and sanctuary facility, taking the pressure of euthanasia away from animals who may not be generically adoptable. We also help our animals thrive, rather than deteriorate, as they wait for forever homes using a combination of enrichment and training techniques.

To learn more and support

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1000 Gallons of LP donated to the Ulster County SPCA

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Donation to the March of Dimes