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Happy-New-YearThe New Year is just a few short days away, consider making an early resolution and LIVE UNITED by giving to the United Way!

Here are a few great reasons why:

  • Your donation, combined with thousands of others, has the greatest possible impact.
  • All donations stay in the local community to address local problems.
  • Our grant process is led by community volunteers to ensure the greatest impact.
  • All funded programs are thoroughly reviewed for effectiveness and accountability.
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Nationwide Service? Sure Thing.

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File Your Taxes for FREE!

EITC Bag care of capriverside.org2-1-1 is now scheduling tax appointments for 2014!

Don’t pay for filing income tax, loans, or rapid refunds. VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistane) e-filing gets your cash to you in 8-10 days! Don’t forget to ask if you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Many families do not take advantage of or are unaware of the EITC, which could increase their tax refund by up to $6,044.

Simply dial 2-1-1 or text your zip code to us at 898-211 to make an appointment.

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A Horse is a Horse Unless of Course…

horsetherapy¬†According to www.ocalamarion.com, Marion County is the horse capital of the world. When most people think of therapy, they think of sitting on a couch and talking with a counselor. Did you know that horses make great therapists? Now, we don’t mean they’re going to start talking like our old friend Mr. Ed… Equestrian therapy, also known as equine therapy or hippotherapy, helps both as a form of physical therapy as well as psychotherapy.¬† (more…)

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