Nearly half of the families and our communities live below The Real Cost Measure. Thousands of our neighbors struggle to get by on less than $25,000 a year. Imagine the strength of our community when everyone is earning a living wage, saving for the future, and providing for their children’s college education. Those are lofty goals, but worthy of our focus.
HOW WE'RE WORKING WITH PARTNERS TO CREATE FINANCIAL STABILITY
Sammy's Big Dream - Deluxe Story Set
Northern Santa Barbara County United Way Inc is proud to sponsor Sammy's Dream Big Financial Education Program.
It contains a variety of resources and activities to teach kids introductory lessons on money and how to make their dreams come true.
Start by experiencing the storybook Sammy's Big Dream.
Read the Flipbook, listen to the author read the story, or listen to the audio version.
Build kids' money, reading, writing, and creative skills!
Visit www.myfreetaxes.org to Schedule Your VITA Appointment or File your Return Online for FREE.
(No charge for Federal or State Returns - No Income Limit)
or get Virtual Assistance by visiting: www.getyourrefund.org/uwccr-nsbcuw
LET US KNOW WHAT SERVICES YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BY TAKING THE SURVEY BELOW
You may qualify for California's Earned Income Tax Credit!
The California Earned Income Tax Credit is a cashback tax credit that puts money back in the pocket of hardworking Californians.
Get up to $8,000 back on your taxes!
Have kids under six years old? Get an extra $1,000.
The Young Child Tax Credit kicks in with the first dollar you make.