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UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN MAINE ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF SECOND RACIAL EQUITY FUND INVESTMENT

United Way of Southern Maine (UWSM) announced it is granting more than $170,000 to four organizations through its Racial Equity Fund. Thanks to founding funding partner, IDEXX, and individual donations from community members, United Way of Southern Maine’s Racial Equity Fund (REF) supports and strengthens organizations led by and serving people of color, while advancing the work at the heart of the community developed Thrive2027 initiative.  

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Get your taxes prepared for free with CA$H Greater Portland

CA$H Greater Portland will be launching its 2022 free tax preparation service this February with three options to prioritize the health and safety of our tax filers, IRS-certified volunteers, partners, and staff.

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Child Tax Credit cuts childcare costs for York County family

For many families, childcare is a growing expense. Lindsey and her husband, Jonathan, pay $18,000 in childcare costs for their two daughters. Even as a dual income household, the family could not cover the amount without compromise.

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UWSM Legislative Update, 1/13/2022

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE January 13, 2022 Greetings Community Advocate, Welcome to a new year and a new round of bi-weekly Legislative Updates from United Way of Southern Maine (UWSM). This update is our welcome back communication warm-up for the… Read More

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Cassandra puts community, family first with tax credits  

From her family to her community, Cassandra prioritizes helping others.

“No matter what I do in life, I’m always going to help people…that’s what I love,” said Cassandra. 

In her personal life, Cassandra cares for her three-year-old son Tyson and is always free to lend a hand to friends and family. But her selflessness doesn’t stop there. As a student and professional Cassandra gives back to her community. It all started when Cassandra was a practicum student, working toward her associate degree. 

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