The Helpers Fund makes its programs possible by conducting a variety of fundraising events throughout the year and by accepting donations from families, individuals and businesses in the area who wish to support its goals.
Dinner For Two Raffle Tickets will be available from May 14 to June 18 for the 2018 Dinner For Two raffle.
The winning ticket will receive 12 $50 gift certificates to area restaurants. Second will receive six $50 certificates and third receives three $50 certificates. Tickets are $15.00 for a book of six tickets, or $3.00 per ticket. Tickets are on sale now and may be ordered then through this site. The drawing will be held on June 27th. A flyer with details is online here (pdf file, 400 kb).
The Twentieth Annual Helpers Fund 5K and 10K races will be held on Saturday, September 22 at the Chestertown Municipal Center, Main Street. 9:30 am start. Part of the Adirondack Distance Festival. The application will be available and posted on this site in May. Registration & pickup for pre-registered, Friday 6:00-8:00 pm, Saturday morning, 7:00-8:30 am.
The Holiday Drive is conducted by mail during November and December. Donations may also be made through this website. The drive provides winter clothing, food and heating assistance for those in need in our immediate area.
Information concerning these events will be posted on this web site.
Any questions can be sent to the Fund by mail or
e-mailed to us.
The Helpers Fund is a 501(c)3 charity certified by the Internal Revenue Service and governed by the IRS Regulations governing charities. The Fund is incorporated under the laws of New York State's Department of State, and is registered with the New York State Bureau of Charities.