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Tuesday, February 6, 2018
IRS Certified Volunteers Providing: FREE TAX PREPARATIONS  VITA return preparation sites are operated by certified volunteers. Site operating hours and services offered may be limited. In addition, by law, some sites provide priority services to seniors. Please be advised that you may not be immediately served. Your patience and understanding are appreciated.    Schedule an appointment via phone...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
There is perhaps no more of an exciting time in a woman’s life than learning she is expecting. However, for an expectant mother in an unexpected pregnancy, the joy they feel can quickly turn to anxiety and fear, especially in a single-parent situation. Raising children isn’t cheap. A study released by CNN in 2015 found that it cost $233,610 to raise a child from birth to 17 in a middle income,...
Monday, November 27, 2017
A donation to United Way of Mahaska County is more than to just one non-profit organization. A donation to UWMC is a pledge to 13 partner agencies in Mahaska County. Whether you'd like to support ending domestic violence, fighting food insecurity for children in our schools, financial stability in our community, or ensuring our students can read proficiently.  Use the graphic below to help see...
Monday, October 16, 2017
It's time to Gear up for Campaign! How are the best ways to put your dollars to use this season? How are the best ways to donate items this season? Here are a few pointers to finding your passion for donating.  Donate Money o   What are you passionate about?   Quality Education · Designate your donation to one of these United Way partner agencies:1. Mahaska County 4-H: Their 4-H and Clover Kids...
Monday, October 16, 2017
Tammie contacted Iowa Legal Aid seeking assistance with a restraining order. She and her husband John have two children together. They have been separated for six months. John has been physically abusive to Tammie in the past and since separating has slashed her tires, drives up and down her street searching for her, and breaking windows to her home. Iowa Legal Aid helped Tammie secure court-...

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