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For people of the North Country, United Helpers delivers the specialized medical, physical, and emotional support needed to be connected to life. We've been caring for our neighbors for more than 120 years, and no other provider comes close to the reach of our network, the breadth of our services, or the depth of our commitment. United Helpers is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit.

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O’Neil Honored with Emeritus Status

OGDENSBURG – A retired educator from Ogdensburg who dedicated 12 years to service on the United Helpers Management Company Board of Directors was recently granted emeritus status by the organization. Ms. Myrna O’Neil was recently honored with emeritus status by the United Helpers Management Company Board of Directors. She has served as a volunteer for the organization for the past 12 years. From left, Board President Darlene Liscum, Ms. O’Neil, and...

Morristown Students Earn Grants for United Helpers

MORRISTOWN — Thanks to the writings of two students at Morristown Central School, United Helpers has earned back-to-back grants from the Northern New York Community Foundation’s Community Spirit Youth Giving Challenge. Scarlett Ritchie was one of 20 students to earn a $500 grant for their chosen organization during the 2021-2022 academic year. The following year, after changes to the competition made by the Northern New York Community Foundation, Peayton Stark was...

Gordon Honored with Emeritus Status

One of the longest-tenured volunteers in the history of United Helpers was recently honored with emeritus status following 37 years of service to the organization. Dr. Edward I. Gordon, a retired veterinarian began volunteering with United Helpers in 1986, spending several stints on both the Management Company (United Helpers, Inc.) Board of Directors and the Society Board of Directors. Committees he served on include Pension Review, Personnel, Investment, Planning, Quality Assurance, Nominating,...

A Grand Celebration to Honor 125 Years

United Helpers has served our community since 1898! To celebrate, make plans to come to the United Helpers 125th Anniversary Gala, Saturday, November 4, at 6:00 p.m., at The Stables at Windy Point, 215 Sissonville Road in Potsdam. Our theme is “Celebrating Our Legacy and Envisioning Our Future”! All family, friends, employees, and volunteers are invited to join us in support of this exciting anniversary and UH’s next 125 years of...

A Gift that Lives On

In the past couple of years, the world has had to bid farewell to Constance (Connie) Dillingham Hanson and (Donald) Bruce Hanson. They were fast friends to United Helpers. Bruce was born in 1926, and he passed away in 2021. Connie was born in 1929, and passed away in 2022. They married on March 31, 1979. Between Connie’s career and service to her community, she found time to serve as a member...

August 31 Donor Recognition Event

We look forward to honoring all United Helpers donors at our annual Donor Recognition Event, on August 31! Join us on Thursday, August 31, 2023, at 4:30 p.m. We will host you at 8101 St. Hwy. 68 in Ogdensburg. If you haven’t seen this landmark UH facility as it is today, be sure to attend. Wine, beer, and hors d’oeuvres (and good company) will be served. Also, come to enjoy stories...

Gift of Print to Celebrate United Helpers’ 125th

Bill Poole and Doris Ferris unveil a print of the original United Helpers Home. Early Residents of the original United Helpers Home Bill Poole and Doris Ferris unveiled a print of the home drawn by late fellow Early Resident Ron Collins during a ceremony held this spring at the Edgar A. Newell II Memorial Golden Dome. The Dome was built on the site where the UH Home once stood. (“Early...

United Helpers director of behavioral health programs to speak July 26 at Potsdam Rotary meeting

POTSDAM — Dave Nelson, director of behavioral health programs at United Helpers, will speak at the Rotary Club of Potsdam noon meeting on Wednesday, July 26, at the Potsdam Town Hall community room in Potsdam. Nelson will speak about mental health and the services available to area residents. Prioritizing mental health is one of the presidential initiatives of 2023-24 Rotary International President R. Gordon R. McInally. He is encouraging Rotary clubs around...

United Helpers Hosting Raffle for Four Tickets to see the World-famous Savannah Bananas in Syracuse

When it comes to the hardest to get tickets in entertainment, there is Taylor Swift and then there is the Savannah Bananas. The Savannah Bananas are a traveling baseball team that plays their own version of the sport called “Bananaball.” The unique set of rules makes their games part circus and part baseball, but 100% entertainment. The team has sold out every game over the past three years. Their game on Sept....

United Helpers Introduces Two New Honors at Summer Awards Ceremony

Each summer since 2021 United Helpers has honored exemplary direct care staff with the presentation of the Margaret R. Spies Award. This year’s summer awards ceremony included the addition of two new awards – one to honor behavioral health staff, and another to honor professional staff. Front row, from left, are winners, MDSP Amanda Bisnett, of Nicholville, Home Health Aide Janice Clough, of Potsdam, CNA Lindsay Weir, of DeKalb Junction, and...