Monthly Archives: January 2012

Jan. 31 is the deadline for sending W-2 forms to employees – Don’t forget FREE tax preparation and filing with ETICA and VITA

Today is January 31st, the deadline for organizations to send W-2 forms to employees across the nation. If you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit, be sure to use your W-2 to get your taxes prepared and electronically filed … Continue reading

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familywize discount prescription cards gets a “Take Five, Give Five” Valentine’s Day makeover in February

To bring more attention to the familywize cards program and its benefit to people across our region, United Way of the Mid-South will set up outreach tables decorated for Valentine’s Day with information on how citizens can save money using the … Continue reading

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“Strong Non-Profits Make Strong Communities” training courses offered for local organizations

United Way of the Mid-South, in partnership with the University of Memphis and Mid-South Community College, is sponsoring two training sessions in East Arkansas in February for all area nonprofits. The “Strong Non-Profits Make Strong Communities” training courses will be offered … Continue reading

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National EITC day: Regions volunteers help people prepare and file taxes during VITA Special Volunteer Week

Two Regions employees came to the support of the Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance (EITCA) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) earlier this week. Terri Webber and Tina Holloway assisted during VITA’s “Special Volunteer Week” by helping people file their … Continue reading

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Today is national Earned Income Tax Credit day!

January 27, 2012 is national Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) day. Locally, you can get your taxes prepared for FREE through the work of our Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance partnerships (learn more about this … Continue reading

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Your gifts to United Way at work: An early cancer diagnosis may have saved Jane’s life

(Note: This story comes courtesy of Peggy Linton with DeSoto Health and Wellness Center. Names and images are changed to protect privacy.) Jane was one of many women who came to one of United Way’s network partner agencies for a … Continue reading

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Your support at work: Looking for a job in her sixties, Mary wasn’t sure of her chances

(Note: This story comes courtesy of Elise Bone, Meritan’s director of marketing/development. Names and images are changed to protect privacy.) When Mary’s department at the health insurance company was eliminated, she knew finding a new position would be hard – … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Financial Stability, Improving health for adults & seniors, Partner Agencies, Personal Stories, Technology