What do we do and who do we serve? These are questions we hear all the time. Read through and learn more about our work and how we fight for health, education, and financial stability.
you give to United Way, your gift is invested in local programs here in Jackson
County that are building a stronger community for all of us.
Way’s Rock’n Ready program collects school supplies to support over 1,000
students throughout Jackson County with a backpack and basic school supplies.
You can register your child(ren) by going to www.jacsy.org/rocknready
now until July 10, 2020.
of Caring is the single largest day of service in Jackson County. This year’s
Day of Caring will be on Friday, September 11, 2020. You can register to
volunteer or request a project by going to www.jacsy.org/dayofcaring
Your donation is an investment into our community. Nearly 85% of funds
raised, directly fund local programs.
County United Way supports Turning Point’s Dating Violence Prevention Safe
Dates curriculum in Brownstown, Crothersville, and Seymour Middle Schools.
2016, 475 residents in 37 different communities were given the opportunity to
express their voice about community hopes, concerns and changes they want to
see happen. We are planning to gear up for more of these community conversation
in the fall of 2020.
- Jackson County United Way’s Free Income Tax Assistance
Program (FITA) served 453 tax payers this year with a total of $689,055 in
Federal and State refunds for the 2019 tax year. Free tax preparation is
available for individuals or families with a total combined household income
below $66,000. If you haven’t filed, there is
still time the IRS deadline by Wednesday, July 15th. You can file on your own at MyFreeTaxes.com.
money you give to Jackson County United Way stays right here! United Way
invests in 20 local organizations, impacting 1 in 4 residents.