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Spring into action with these volunteer activities (Part 1 of 2)

Spring into action with these volunteer activities (Part 1 of 2) Spring is finally here, and people everywhere are looking to break their cabin fever. What better way to take advantage of the longer days and warmer weather than to get out and volunteer? Not only can...
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The Top 10 Totally Toxic Mistakes

The Top 10 Totally Toxic Mistakes We all strive to do what's best for our families by keeping our children safe and our homes clean. However, once in a while, some of the methods we use to achieve these goals totally backfire and can have minor – or even severe –...
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Why wait? Prepare your taxes online using MyFreeTaxes

Why wait? Prepare your taxes online using MyFreeTaxes With Tax Day just over one month away, appointments at VITA Free Tax Prep sites throughout Williamson County are filling fast. Why wait, though? Our MyFreeTaxes tool may be able to let you skip the waiting and file...
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The Top 10 Totally Toxic Mistakes

The Top 10 Totally Toxic Mistakes We all strive to do what's best for our families by keeping our children safe and our homes clean. However, once in a while, some of the methods we use to achieve these goals totally backfire and can have minor – or even severe –...

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Who’s eligible for the EITC?

Who’s eligible for the EITC? Workers may get a larger tax refund this year because of the EITC or Earned Income Tax Credit. But to get it, you must file a tax return and claim it. Friday marks the 12th anniversary of EITC Awareness Day, a nationwide effort to increase...

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What is the United Way Caring Club?

What is the United Way Caring Club? What is United Way of Williamson County’s Caring Club? It’s a way for us and local business partners to thank you for investing with us to build better lives throughout the community. Our mission is to improve people’s lives by...

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Creating better futures by mentoring

Creating better futures by mentoring As we celebrate National Mentoring Month this January, you may wonder why mentoring is so important. A single observation from the late author and speaker, Zig Ziglar, sums it up nicely. “A lot of people have gone further than they...

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Group offers support for teen survivors of suicide loss

Group offers support for teen survivors of suicide loss Losing a loved one is arguably the most difficult experience we’ll have to face in our lives. When we lose a loved one to suicide, though, that grief is often complicated by feelings such as guilt, stigma, and...

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Workplace Campaign Spotlight: Bank Director

Workplace Campaign Spotlight: Bank Director Bank Director, a 2016 recipient of United Way of Williamson County's Most Creative Campaign Award and Greatest Participation Award, continued their tradition of creativity and engagement this year. The company divided into 4...

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Caring for caregivers

Caring for caregivers Caring for a child with special needs involves a variety of challenges. Often, people recognize the emotional and financial toll that it can take, but few realize the physical challenges for caregivers. A typical day involves bending, lifting and...

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