Service

Dutchess Outreach, one of the largest emergency food providers in the Hudson Valley, recently gathered more than 100 people to recognize the many volunteers and partners that help “...

Mahatma Gandhi said, “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Norma Bowe created a group focused on community service and activism in Newark, New Jersey, called Be the Change...

The Council on Addiction Prevention and Education of Dutchess County, Inc. (CAPE)'s work is well known in the Mid-Hudson Valley for providing both education and innovative efforts for prevention at a time when the issue of...

True spirituality requires us to be fully present for life.

For us to begin to look directly at the world situation is not a question of ceremony or of religion. Meditation helps us to look deeply at the sorrow that exists now in our...

The motto of Family of Woodstock (Family) is, “Any problem under the sun.”

This year, Family celebrated its 45th anniversary in part by returning to...

Giving back and volunteering is one of those things that most of us rarely think about unless there is a disaster in our backyard—like 9/11 or Hurricane Sandy. In those instances, the entire city of New York came together and became a community...

It seems that all religions include teachings on how to be of service to the world and how to care for each other. For Hindus, karma yoga is the yoga of action and selfless service. Christians are encouraged to love one another and bear each...

Zubin: You are one of the founders of Off the Mat, Into the World®. In your view of yoga, there’s a big service component. Can you explain?

Hala: I think a healthy yoga practice is going to express itself...

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