CA$H Maine

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Western Maine CA$H Awards Second Scholarship

Posted June 9, 2017

In the past two years, Western Maine CA$H awarded two scholarships to students at the University of Maine at Farmington (UMF).   To qualify students must take a relevant course of study, prepare taxes for at least 75% of the tax sessions, and receive a recommendation from the tax site instructor. The $600 awards were made possible… Read more

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Tax prep volunteer puts minds at ease

Posted February 28, 2017

Longtime L-A CA$H volunteer Monica Lee sits at the Lewiston Memorial Armory recently during a daily tax preparation session.   Lee, who has been assisting residents with taxes for 10 years, says the program helps people “ease their mind.”  Written by Andrew Rice and published in the Sun Journal on February 20, 2017.  Not many… Read more

Man helping woman with tax return.

Midcoast CA$H seeks volunteers

Posted September 23, 2016

Gene Wiemers helping Ruth Mueller with her 2015 taxes.   Last year, Midcoast CA$H helped return more than $730,000 in federal refunds and an  additional $174,917 in Maine State refunds to taxpayers who needed to pay bills, mortgages, buy food, heating fuel, start a savings account or save for an education – all for free. … Read more

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UMF Student Valued Volunteer at CA$H

Posted July 8, 2016

Divin Gatera (left) sits with Western Maine volunteer, Dahir Muktar.   Divin Gatera is a 22 year old volunteer tax preparer with Western Maine CA$H.  A national  from Rwanda, Divin is a junior at University of Maine at Farmington (UMF) pursuing a degree in Business-Economics with a minor in International Global Studies.  After being referred… Read more

Alex Brann and Elizabeth Barron

CA$H Maine Volunteer Receives Award

Posted June 8, 2016

Alex Brann receiving her award from Elizabeth Barron, Executive Director of United Way of Mid-Maine and Central Maine CA$H Site Coordinator. It takes a great number of people to show up in their kindness to help keep the VITA tax sites running smoothly each year.  Central Maine CA$H Coalition is fortunate to get people from… Read more

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Volunteers Need: All Hands on Deck!

Posted December 4, 2015

  Capital Area CA$H is looking for volunteers for the 2016 Tax Season to assist low and middle income individuals and families with free tax preparation and financial coaching that will help them “sail into savings!” With our partners, United Way of Kennebec Valley, AARP, University of Maine at Augusta, KeyBank, New Ventures Maine, and… Read more

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Steve Curtis Named Spirit of Service Award Recipient!

Posted December 3, 2015

Steve Curtis, Volunteer Tax  Preparer, has been selected as the 2015 York County Spirit of Service Award recipient.  Steve has been volunteering with York County CA$H for 14 years and gave over 650 hours of service last tax season.  Steve serves as our Site Coordinator in the Sanford office and trains other volunteer tax preparers…. Read more