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How Can We Get 100 Volunteers by October??

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Emswiler Sep 7, 2010. 6 Replies

We need to find 100 volunteers to help prepare taxes for low-income individuals in New Haven from January to April 15. The need is great, and the results are amazing. Imagine participating in a race…Continue

 

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Name of the Organization
New Life Corporation
Contact Person
Jim Emswiler
Contact phone
203-777-0313
E-mail
jim@newlifecorp.org
Website
http://www.newlifecorp.org
Interest
Financial Literacy
Description Interest
The mission of New Life Corporation is to increase the economic success of low and moderate-income families living in greater New Haven through services in financial literacy, tax assistance and asset building. Our current programs are: (a) EarnBenefits to determine eligibility for financial assistance (b) Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) where we assist undocumented individuals in obtaining an ITIN number from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in order to legally pay their income taxes from their earnings, (c) Financial Education where we counsel families on the pitfalls of predatory and bad credit as well as the benefits of budgeting, credit repair and savings and (d) our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program where we assist low-moderate income individuals/families with their income tax preparation and accessing federal income tax credits which they may qualify for due to their low income earnings.

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Job Opening-VITA Tax Program

Posted on December 2, 2010 at 3:59pm 0 Comments

New Life Corporation is seeking an Associate VITA Coordinator for the 2011 tax season to assist the operation of their free tax preparation service for low-income families in New Haven. This is a full-time position from January to June. It requires evening and Saturday hours as well as daytime hours. Please contact Jim@NewLifeCorp.org for more information.

If you could help give $5,000,000 to low-income families in New Haven, would you give up 14 evenings to volunteer?

Posted on August 13, 2010 at 2:44pm 0 Comments





Did you know you can volunteer this winter and help give $5,000,000 to low-income families in New Haven? And you don’t have to donate or raise a cent from your friends and relatives.





Five million dollars. That’s our goal this year for refunds and tax credits that our volunteers

will generate by helping low-income families with their tax returns. If you

want…

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At 10:25pm on August 12, 2010, Lee Cruz said…
Jim,
Welcome to gnhcommunity. Post report on your volunteer needs and stories about impact in the blog section and I will use Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to get the word out to an audience of about 1500 people. Call me next week for additional ideas about how to get the word out to prospective volunteers.
 
 
 

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