With strong roots in the City of Poughkeepsie, bettering the community for all is at the core of each project Baxter takes on. We believe in revitalizing the City of Poughkeepsie not only through our development projects, but by giving back to our local community. Baxter partners with many local organizations to offer our resources and support for the better.
It’s true! Because it’s personal, every job we take on has meaning. Each location we build or develop becomes an unforgettable part of our personal history as a company, but also for our employees and hard-working teams, their families, our community and beyond. And that’s just us.
Here at Baxter, we have a proud history of giving back to the places where we live, work, and play. These efforts go far beyond construction and contracts. This is the mettle we are truly made of, and it’s a huge part of our culture here at Baxter. Our respect for the past and commitment to the future of our neighborhoods and city streets is as rich as the history of the Hudson Valley.
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Baxter is a founding sponsor of First Friday Poughkeepsie (FFPK). The City of Poughkeepsie’s first and only city-wide event and community movement that puts a spotlight on local food establishments, art, music and culture. Through Baxter’s support, FFPK has grown exponentially. Numerous Baxter employees volunteer their efforts for First Friday, including marketing, fund-raising, day-of event coordination and more!
Each year, Baxter participates in the Paddle for Homes Dragon Boat Race (formerly known as the Dutchess Dragon Boat Race + Festival). This event is a fun team building event that supports Habitat for Humanity and their mission of bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope.
Mike Davis – Board Member
John Cordeiro – Board Member
Rebuilding Together is committed to helping low-income people and those at risk of becoming low-income by repairing homes, revitalizing communities and rebuilding lives. Each year, Project Executive Mike Davis volunteers as House Captain.
To make the Hudson Valley a place where anyone can get access to the full spectrum of mental health and addiction services they need, without jumping through unnecessary hoops. Project Executive Mike Davis is an Active Community Member of Mental Health America.