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We focus primarily on financial education and literacy, free tax preparation, education about the Earned Income Tax Credit, the Bank On Yakima program, which encourages people to pursue personal banking, and College Bound, a program designed to encourage students to be prepared for college.


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June 12, 2023

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?

September 20, 2022

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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The MISSION is to advocate for financial literacy and the development of personal assets for low to moderate income working families and individuals living in Yakima County.