Campaign for Working Families

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The Campaign for Working Families is changing people’s lives by giving low to moderate income families the tools they need to help their families gain financial stability they need to ensure a quality life for themselves and their children.

The coalition was started in 2004 thanks to a grant from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. By bringing together community leaders, nonprofits and businesses the Campaign for Working Families is creating lasting change and prosperity to hundreds of families each year.

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Our Goals

EARN IT—To increase the resources available to the working poor, primarily through providing free tax preparation.
KEEP IT—To provide free financial education classes to build assets and become financially secure.
SAVE IT—Encourage saving, as part of
people’s everyday lives.

Free Income Tax Preparation

The Campaign has provided free income tax preparation in Volusia and Flagler Counties over the last four years. IRS certified volunteers are trained to identify taxpayer’s eligibility for federal tax credits and to help low-to-moderate income workers file accurate tax returns.
Many taxpayers who are eligible for free tax preparation also are eligible for the EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit). EITC is one of the best anti-poverty programs offered by the federal government.

Total return amount to date: $12,988,890
Over $6 million of EITC money goes unclaimed in Volusia/Flagler each year.
Free Tax Sites are open from January thru April each year. For locations, days and times, call 2-1-1.

How Will You Benefit?

Money Smart Classes

FREE Financial Education

With the help of volunteer instructors and community supporters, Campaign for Working Families offers FREE FDIC Money Smart Financial Education Classes in Volusia and Flagler County.
Training program helps families & individuals enhance their money skills and create positive banking relationships.
Fosters financial stability for individuals, families, and entire communities
Topics includes: spending and savings plans, how your credit history affects your credit future

Savings Campaign

The Savings Program is a program based on the philosophy of taking small steps in order to reach an attainable financial goal. We were able to encourage saving in our Money Smart Classes for 93 people who received a $50 savings bond for completion of the course. 33 of them also met their six month savings goal and received a second $50 savings bond.

We Need Your Support!

Your support creates an opportunity for the working majority to improve their personal financial health which affects their lives, the lives of their families, and the community.

Community Sponsor:

Volunteer

Our Funding and Key Partners:

Partners

Contact Information

Campaign for Working Families
3747 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32124

Phone: 386-366-9048
Fax: 386-253-9517
Email: sjackson@unitedwayvfc.org

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CampaignForWorkingFamilies



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