When preparing taxes, there are a lot of items to remember to gather. It can be easy to forget some of the things you could be getting money back for, like philanthropic giving. Don’t forget to look for these!
Thanks to Valley of the Sun United Way's Helping the Working Poor funds, Rasheedah was recently able to go back to school to earn a degree so she could better provide for her family. Donations to Helping the Working Poor fund are eligible for a dollar-for-dollar state tax credit up to $400 for single filer and $800 for couples.
On December 15, Valley of the Sun United Way held Project Connect at Monte Vista Church in Phoenix, where 250 individuals experiencing homelessness or people struggling to make ends meet gained access to life-changing resources all in one place.
Choosing to donate to charity is a big decision. Just like any big decision, doing your research becomes very important before you select a charity to give to. If you are interested in donating time, money, or resources, these three things will help get you aligned with the right cause for you.