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IRS Budget Cuts Hurt Low Income

KUOW, March 13, 2015

When the agency in charge of tax collection gets hit with budget cuts, there are problems and reduced IRS services are creating real roadblock. Read more

Free help filing your tax returns

KOMO 4 News, February 26, 2015

Free tax prep by United Way can help workers avoid fees and spend their money on essentials. Read more

We can do better be smarter in how we help homeless

Seattle Times, January 30, 2015

The investment of millions of dollars to end homelessness has helped & data proves it but we still have a long way to go. Read more

Predicting risk for homelessness among foster youth

Crosscut, January 29, 2015

United Way report shows how to identify the young adults most likely to become homeless Read more

Reconnecting Youth for a better future

Seattle Times, November 24, 2014

500 hundred more young adults in King County have a chance at a good career because of a new initiative announced Thursday Read more

Program shields landlords who rent to homeless people

Seattle Times, November 22, 2014

Program shields landlords willing to rent to the homeless Read more

Raikes Foundation Wins Award For Youth Homelessness

Puget Sound Business Journal, October 23, 2014

Lauded for its efforts to end youth homelessness in King County, Raikes was the only NW foundation receiving the 2014 award Read more

Seahawks and United Way volunteers at local School

West Seattle Herald, October 21, 2014

Students in Burien had a big surprise yesterday when Seahawk Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin came to volunteer with United Way Read more

Seahawks volunteer with United Way at Hometown Huddle, October 21, 2014

Hometown Huddle brings Seahawks to volunteer with United Way Volunteers from Costco, Microsoft and the DLR Group Read more

Power of quiet, everyday courage

Crosscut, October 16, 2014

Jon Fine, CEO of United Way of King County, on what courage means to him. Read more

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