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Campaign for Working Families

The Campaign for Working Families (CFWF) an initiative of United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties (UWVFC) has been leading the Campaign for Working Families through supervision and support of volunteers and staff involved with providing several direct services, all focuses on improving the financial condition families. Started in 2004 CFWF brings together community leaders, nonprofits, government and businesses to create lasting change through partnership and sponsorship.changes the lives of the people in the community by giving low to moderate income families the resources they need to help gain the financial stability to ensure a quality life for themselves and their children.

 

The Campaign for Working Families continues to: 

  • Provide free income tax preparation for low to moderate income families
     
  • Provide free financial education classes partnering with non-profits, faith-based, government, and community organizations
     
  • Provide outreach and education about the Earned Income Credit and Child Tax Credit
     
  • Promote and encourage saving through Bank-On Volusia-Flagler for the banked and under-banked

 

Our Goals

EARN IT - Increase the resources available to working families, primarily through providing free tax preparation.


KEEP IT - Provide free financial literacy classes to build assets and become financially secure.


SAVE IT - Encourage saving, as part of people’s everyday lives. Building positive banking relationships.

 

For more information regarding the Campaign for Working Families please contact Shelia Jackson, Program Coordinator at 386-275-1936. 


VITA

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program offers FREE tax preparation services.  Volunteers are IRS certified and trained to identify taxpayer's eligibility for federal tax credits to help families get the most accurate returns.

FREE Tax Preparation Services are brought to you by Campaign for Working Families, an Initiative of the United Way of Volusia Flagler Counties and these community partners:

Axiom Bank, Bank of America, Bethune-Cookman University, CareerSource Flagler-Volusia, Community Foundation of East Central Florida, Fifth third Bank, Florida Prosperity Partnership, Internal Revenue Service, SunTrust Bank, VyStar Credit Union, Wells Fargo Bank, BB&T Bank, TD Bank, Stetson University, City of Daytona Beach, City of South Daytona and the City of DeLand. 

 

 

 


Financial Literacy

United Way's Campaign for Working Families offers free financial literacy classes to individuals through partner agencies, local governments, schools and nonprofits.  Classes are for youth, young adults, adults, teens, and seniors.  


Bank On

Bank On Volusia/Flagler is a regional partnership between nonprofit community organizations and financial institutions to help low income working households keep and grow their assets. By providing financial education and coaching, people are provided with tools to obtain asset growing products with mainstream financial institutions.