Rebuilding Our Children and Community Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization that seeks to enhance the quality of life of individuals & families of Dutchess County.
Formed in 2015, Rebuilding Our Children and Community Inc. (ROCC) is a leading youth organization providing out of school time programming to youth ages 5-18.
In addition to our youth programs, ROCC hosts various community outreach events throughout the calendar year, connecting over 1,000 families to necessary resources each year.
ROCC works collaboratively with the Poughkeepsie City School District, the City of Poughkeepsie, local non-profit organizations and partners of Dutchess County.
ROCC hosts an annual Back to School Events, Sock Drives, Coat Drives, Prom Dress Drives and collaborates with local barbers to provide free haircuts to children and those in need in addition to another of other community events.
ROCC was formed in 2015 to better meet the needs of children and families of Dutchess County. The organization was birthed after founder, Satara Brown, held a Back to School Event that year in conjunction with a local non-profit to provide free school supplies to children of the community. In 2018, ROCC launched our Youth Program by way of a summer program that provide 25 youth of the County with a seven week summer program experience. ROCC now provides summer programming to more than 75 youth.