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COVID 19 and Non-Profits. Guests include Linda Czipo, President & CEO of the Center for Non-Profits and Sandra Toussaint-Burgher, President & CEO of the United Way of Mercer County.    
Monday, March 23, 2020
No one loves filing taxes, right?   But this year, it’s easier than ever for simple returns if you use www.MyFreeTaxes.com   MyFreeTaxes® is a long-standing partnership of United Way and H&R Block, which provides the software. Anyone of any income level can file simple returns for free. That means simple federal and up to three state tax...
Thursday, February 27, 2020
United Way of Mercer County’s (UWGMC) Free Tax Program serves individuals and families that earn less than $65,000 per year. The 2020 tax season kicked off on February 1st, and volunteers have already filed 700 returns for individuals and families in the community and generated over 1 million dollars in total refunds. Of that total, nearly $350,...
Thursday, February 27, 2020
After many years of service to Mercer County, Tarry Truitt retired from United Way of Greater Mercer County (UWGMC). Tarry started with Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness in January 2005. As part of the ten-year plan to end homelessness, Tarry conducted research to seek strategies to keep individuals and families in their homes. The Earned Income...
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Our work in the community includes building the capacity of local nonprofits. We were delighted to connect our partner, TDI Connect (TDI), to Mercer County Community College (MCCC). They received a donation of 1,800 computers that can be refurbished and given to families in our community. Also, UWGMC provided grant writing assistance to TDI, and...
Thursday, January 30, 2020
For some, taking advantage of Veterans Affairs (VA) can be overwhelming, and many cannot make ends meet. Matthew,* a veteran, turned to United Way of Greater Mercer County’s (UWGMC) Benefit Access Program for support. A Benefit Enroller connected Matthew and his child to federal resources he did not know about. Matthew was able to get treatment...
Thursday, December 19, 2019

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