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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Kimlin Community of Caring

Our featured non-profit Hudson Valley organizations:

June: Paws Unlimited

Paws Unlimited is a Kingston-based not-for-profit rescue for homeless, neglected and abandoned senior dogs.

When older dogs are abandoned because they can’t see or hear, need extra care, or when a family member goes into a nursing home or passes away, Paws Unlimited helps out. For over 20 years, their mission has been to provide abandoned senior dogs quality nutrition, daily exercise, needed medical care, and love. Learn more how you can help in their important mission by visiting our site.

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Paws Unlimited

MAY: House for Dogmanity and Restore Thrift Store

The House for Dogmanity and Restore Thrift Store non-profit is located on Foxhall Avenue in Kingston. Like children, puppies outgrow various items needed: collars, crates, beds. When they get older they need senior items such as; stairs, orthopedic beds, slings, carts and more. The House For Dogmanity and Restore Thrift provides these goods at an affordable price. Most of the goods are donated, in very good condition, some new or slightly used, they are then sold to the general public at reduced rates and all the proceeds will be donated to shelters and pet rescues of the Hudson Valley. All profits from the store are donated to support dog shelters and dog rescues in the Hudson Valley. The House for Dogmanity is run by volunteers of the dog world. We all find a ways to give, from our dogs to yours. Everyone should be able to afford a pet!!!!

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April: Have a Heart Animal Welfare

Have a Heart Animal Welfare Fund’s mission is to provide support to homeless and needy dogs in Ulster County. We provide food, emergency medical care, and spay/neuter services for shelter dogs and dogs living in low income households. Have a Heart Animal Welfare Fund networks with local animal control facilities to place abandoned dogs in loving homes. We are a 501c3 non-profit volunteer run organization. Your tax deductible donations go directly to the care of the animals.


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March: Hudson Valley Animal Rescue & Sanctuary

Hudson Valley Animal Rescue & Sanctuary (HVARS), located at 9 Barnes Drive, Poughkeepsie NY, 12603, is a 501(c)(3) charity organization, located in New York State. We rescue domestic animals, farm animals, and rehabilitate wildlife. We also run a low-cost vet clinic with wellness appointments for cats and dogs, and a spay/neuter program for cats, dogs, and rabbits. HVARS also finds good homes for animals by offering adoption services.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Family of Woodstock

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1000 Gallons of LP donated to the Ulster County SPCA

Here is a list of the some of the organizations & events we sponsor:


Donation to the March of Dimes

March of Dimes

A donation of $3,417.16 was made by Kimlin Energy Services to the Hudson Valley March of Dimes at the annual March for Babies fundraiser on May 15th at the FDR State Park in Yorktown Heights. The event is part of Kimlin’s ongoing support of the local March of Dimes by making a donation for every gallon delivered by Kimlin’s specially-branded “March for Babies” propane truck. This marks Kimlin’s 10th year in ongoing support of the HV March of Dimes, spearheaded by longtime employee Perry Kimiln. Perry was joined in donating the check by volunteer Gregg Isaacson, Annette Trotta Flynn of the March of Dimes, and Ben Newman, also from Kimlin. Thank you for your incredible efforts to help babies and their families.

Kimlin Energy looks forward to continuing its relationship and support of the March of Dimes, and invites everyone to consider helping – it’s a national, non-profit organization established in 1938. Its mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.

To help, visit:

Donation to the March of Dimes