OUR COMMUNITY CARES

Mission

The mission of Our Community Cares, Inc. is to provide financial and emotional support to residents of Columbia County, NY who are facing a hardship in their life or the life of a family member. We will carry out this mission with a dedicated group of volunteers who are ready, willing and able to assist the residents of our community as the need arises.

Ruling year info

2014

President

Dawn Steward

Treasurer, Co Founder

Aja Sisco

Main address

PO Box 463

Ghent, NY 12075 USA

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EIN

46-1652259

NTEE code info

Human Service Organizations (P20)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (W12)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Fundraising

The ability to successfully fund raise for a person or family to offset expenses not caused by their own actions.

Population(s) Served

Provide care and comfort packages to cancer patients in hospice or recovering at home.

Population(s) Served

Sale of green light bulbs to support Veteran's in need

Population(s) Served

Where we work

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Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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OUR COMMUNITY CARES

Board of directors
as of 11/4/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Lori Weaver

Our Community Cares, Inc.

Term: 2017 - 2021

Marie Miano

First Niagara Financial Group

Amy Kneller

Columbia County Chamber Of Commerce

Tracy Muller

Hudson City School District

Dawn-Marie Blasl

Columbia-Greene Community College

Lori Weaver

Private Care Nurse

Susan Diskin

Private Care

Michael Salvatore

Retired

Aja Sisco

Speech Pathologist

Darci Ordway

School Bus Driver/Veteran

Sarah Novack

Medical Receptionist

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No