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2019 Novel Coronavirus – What you should know!

March 4, 2020

The COVID-19 situation in Washington State and the United States is evolving rapidly as more becomes known about the virus, how it is spread, and how it effects people. For…

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Millions of dollars in Earned Income Tax Credits go unclaimed each year – is some of it yours?

February 5, 2020

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is an important benefit for working people with low to moderate incomes, but you must file a federal tax return to get it, even…

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211 Lobby Day for 2020 Session

January 17, 2020

Dear 211 leaders and supporters, The Washington 211 Advocacy Day in Olympia will be February 11 (National 211 Day). Your full engagement in this day will play an important role…

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South Sound 2-11: Get Connected. Get Help.

August 22, 2019

“Thirty seconds into the phone call, there is a piercing scream that would give you tinnitus in your ear if you don’t already have it. J’nai Starks smiles. This isn’t…

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Fruit and vegetable incentives put healthy food within reach

June 14, 2019

Power to choose – read more!Fruit and vegetable incentives put healthy food in Washington shoppers’ reach. Complete Eats coupons  provide matching funds for fruits and vegetables. Every purchase $10 dollars of…

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WASHINGTON 2-1-1 IS TRANSITIONING TO A NEW DATABASE VENDOR

May 14, 2019

Big changes are coming to Washington 2-1-1! We are currently in the process of transitioning to a new database vendor for our community resources database. What does this mean for…

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1 WEEK LEFT TO FILE YOUR TAXES

April 7, 2019

The clock is ticking…. 1 week left to submit your tax return to the IRS. Tax returns are due Monday April 15th 2019, but don’t worry, there are still free ways…

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DON’T PAY TO FILE YOUR TAXES ONLINE

February 28, 2019

United Way partners with industry leader H&R Block to help people easily and accurately file both their federal and state taxes through MyFreeTaxesTM. MyFreeTaxes is mobile optimized so anyone can access MyFreeTaxes.com from their computer, tablet…

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FEBRUARY 11TH (2/11) IS NATIONAL 2-1-1 DAY!

February 10, 2019

Last year, 2-1-1 answered more than 12.8 million requests for help, on the phone, via text and web chat #211day. We’re here to help by making connections for healthier communities. Join…

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JANUARY 25TH IS EARNED INCOME TAX AWARENESS DAY

January 25, 2019

Millions of dollars in Earned Income Tax Credits go unclaimed each year – is some of it yours? The federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a benefit for working…

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RESOURCES FOR THOSE IMPACTED BY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

January 19, 2019

For information on resources to support those impacted by Federal Government Shutdown, please dial the number 2-1-1 on your phone. If you are unable to connect using 2-1-1 please dial 1-877-211-9274…

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