The Good Portal

Hearing about the good happening across the Adirondack region celebrates philanthropy, validates our collective work, and helps to encourage others to support this special place. Explore how generous people, nonprofits, and neighbors from across the Adirondacks and North Country come together to make this place a better one today, tomorrow, and always. Get in touch to share your own slice of good news using the form farther down on this page, or reach out to us here...

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This is How We Come Together for Good in the Adirondacks...

  • A woman wearing a mask loads boxes onto a truck.
    Fresh Food, New Ideas, Creative Collaboration

    Between April and August 2020, 40,000+ emergency food packages had been delivered to the doorsteps of people with limited income or experiencing economic hardship due to the pandemic. See how AdkAction and Hub on the Hill made it possible with help from Adirondack Foundation and other funding partners.

    Read About the Project's Impact
  • Young girl learning at Greater Malone YMCA
    Enterprise, Energy, and Convenience

    For Bruce and Nancy Monette, their businesses are inextricably tied to the people in the Adirondacks they have had long connections to as neighbors, employees, or customers. With their business growth came their philanthropy.

    Meet the Monettes
  • Rebecca DeCarlo
    Investing in Students

    With help from the Special and Urgent Needs Fund and Generous Acts, North Country Community College has been able to lend a hand during the pandemic to nontraditional students like Rebecca DeCarlo, a mother of four who lives in Moira. 

    Explore How NCCC is Helping
  • Craig and Connie Weatherup
    Filling in the Blanks

    Craig and Connie Weatherup give from the heart to help the Adirondacks thrive. Learn how the Foundation has come to fill in the blanks for their local philanthropy.

    Meet the Weatherups
  • Jason Pelkey
    BT3 Start Small, Learn Big

    Our Birth to Three Alliance worked with other partners in the health and social service sector to distribute as many as 1,000 kits across five counties before the end of 2020. Meet one family who personally benefitted from this free resource for parents in the region.

    Learn More about the Impact of New Parent Kits
  • Young person's hand holding eldery person's hands
    Lion-Hearted Generosity in Long Lake

    In the small town of Long Lake, with a population of less than 1,000 year-round residents, a SUN Fund grant helped lion-hearted helpers and volunteers ensure senior neighbors have been taken care of when they need it most.

    See How This Grant Helped Seniors in Long Lake

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Use the below form to share your own story of good with us. Whether it's something or someone you're inspired by in your community, or an example of generosity you helped to make possible, we want to hear from you...

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