Red Hook Responds

Helpline (845) 640 - 4788

Our Helpline is live 9-10:00 AM and to 3-5:00 PM daily. We look forward to taking your calls.
Outside of these times, please leave a voicemail for a call-back during operating hours. 

We are not an emergency response team. If you need Emergency Help, please call 911.

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Make a donation

You can donate below to help Red Hook Responds support the community.

Want to donate by check? Please make checks payable to “The Ascienzo Family Foundation” with the memo “Red Hook Responds”, and mail the check to:

Ascienzo Family Foundation

60 Penstock Lane

Lake Katrine, NY 12449

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Our Mission

Red Hook Responds coordinates, enhances and supports the existing and new volunteer efforts in the Red Hook area. It harnesses volunteers in a centralized location where people work together to maximize the programs already in place. A volunteer portal places volunteers with appropriate programs based on skills and interests. Red Hook Responds improves communication between groups within the community doing similar volunteer efforts.
Red Hook Responds works in collaboration with elected officials in the Town and Village of Red Hook and the Village of Tivoli.
Red Hook Eats is a sub-committee of Red Hook Responds which will focus on helping with preparation of food and delivery to homebound and ill during a crisis.
Funds raised are used to facilitate ongoing, current and future needs in the greater Red Hook community.

Red Hook Responds Fiscal Policy

- Red Hook Responds is a project of the Ascienzo Family Foundation, an independent, not-for-profit community organization dedicated to poverty alleviation, providing educational opportunities to the underserved, and providing services to senior citizens. The Ascienzo Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Foundation’s Tax ID Number is 47-2453496. Contributions made to the Ascienzo Family Foundation are tax deductible to the extent allowed in the IRS code.
- All donations to Red Hook Responds help fund meals for members of the Red Hook community in need of support during the current Covid-19 crisis. When the crisis abates, Red Hook Responds aims to continue serving as a resource for our neighbors in need.

We would like to give a special thanks to the Ascienzo Family Foundation. Please visit their site here.