MOBILE FINANCE PARK

The Junior Achievement of Washington (JAWA) Mobile Finance Park is an exciting initiative designed to deliver in-person programs for our local communities, aimed at students in grades 7-12. The program teaches foundational skills in financial literacy and career exploration. In October 2023 the Mobile Finance Park was successfully launched at three area schools. The Mobile Finance…

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AARP TAX AIDE ROCKS THE 2023 SEASON!

The annual AARP Tax Aide free tax program is staffed each year by well-trained and dedicated volunteer tax preparers. With the 2023 season over, here are some quick facts: Total Returns Filed: 1, 632 (exceeding last year’s total) Number of Volunteer Tax Preparers: 31 Number of Sites: 4 (1 in Ellensburg, 3 in Yakima)

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WORKING FAMILIES TAX CREDIT: IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO APPLY!

The Working Families Tax Credit program is making an impact and helping families make ends meet. Check out the most recent numbers, as of April. · Total applications received: 156,745 · Total dollars paid out: $77,638,325 · Average refund per application: $790  Even though the federal tax filing deadline was April 15th, you can still apply for the…

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DID YOU KNOW?

Check out these program highlights from just a few of our amazing partners! 🔷Safe Yakima’s Crimestoppers program, launched in Yakima in 1988, partners with law enforcement to help prevent crimes from occurring. Tips are received via three secure, anonymous platforms. This all-volunteer group is responsible for 1,400 arrests and over $155,000 in rewards paid out.…

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What Is The Yakima County Asset Building Coalition?

In 2005, a small group of concerned individuals, representatives from the Yakima County Consumer Credit Counseling, United Way, and the Washington State Asset Building Coalition met to discuss solutions to help low to moderate income families reach and sustain financial stability. The group identified the need for a local organization to assist people in building…

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¿Qué es Yakima County Asset Building Coalition?

En 2005, un grupo pequeño de individuos preocupados, representantes de Yakima County Consumer Credit Counseling, United Way, y Washington State Asset Building Coalition se juntaron para discutir soluciones para ayudar a familias de ingresos bajos a medios para mantener y sostener estabilidad financiera. El grupo identifico la necesidad de una organización local para asistir personas…

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