During the Jackson County United Way (JCUW) Community Conversations last year a 4H Junior Leader shared, “Drug Free- Red Ribbon Week should be supported by the whole community showing that adults are behind this.” Because of this one valuable idea; I believed there was an opportunity to boost the community’s awareness and encourage everyone to share a message of drug-free living.
Depending on whether you like to get things done right away or are a procrastinator, tax season is right around the corner. Soon you’ll be gathering your W2s, trying to understand investment documents, and – if you’re lucky – thinking about what to do with your refund.
For many people, however, these are luxuries. Low-income Americans are more likely to be thinking about paying the rent or picking up an extra shift. Their ability to save and invest is limited at best.
Partnership has helped 2,739 Jackson County community members save $172,482