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Thursday, February 28, 2013
Click for 2012-13 Annual Report to the Community   A few photos from the event
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Bozeman Daily Chroncile, Feruary 28, 2013 On Jan. 11, Montana State University senior Eric Halverson set off from his house at 3 p.m., with no money or food with the intention of simply staying warm and fed through the night.Halverson shared his reflections on that day Wednesday at the annual meeting of the Greater Gallatin United Way.As a United Way intern creating a community resource guide, Halverson wanted to learn more about the programs he’d be listing.He got around on free Streamline buses, and the first stop was the Open Arms Drop-In Center, where he stayed warm “until I knew I could have a free meal across town at the Community Café...
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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Wednesday, January 09, 2013
  Income Goal:  Fulfilling basic needs and building self-sufficiency. Individuals or families who had a combined income under $57,000 in 2012 are eligible to do their taxes for free at myfreetaxes.com. Take part, and be sure to share this valuable resource! Download Tax Preparation Checklist or Follow Instructions Below Step 1: Gather your documents W-2s for each job held in 2012 for each person in the household. This form reports your name, wages, and other tax information to the IRS 1099s and 1098s showing other income (unemployment, social security, school loans, health care reimbursement, state tax refund, gambling winnings, contract...
Monday, January 07, 2013
The Affordable Care Act was passed by Congress and then signed into law by the President on March 23, 2010.  On June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court rendered a final decision to uphold the health care law. For employers with more than 50 employees (actually with more than 50 full-time equivalents, or FTEs), on January 1, 2014, the employer mandate will take effect.  What this means is that organizations with more than 50 FTEs must offer health insurance coverage to their full-time employees that is affordable and of a minimum value or pay tax penalties for those employees who receive tax credits/subsidies for coverage through the exchanges....
Monday, December 03, 2012
New KIDS COUNT Policy Report on Youth, Work and Opportunity All young people deserve the opportunity to enter adulthood with the tools needed to become productive members of their communities. However, in the United States, 6.5 million 16- to 24-year-olds are jobless and out of school. Known as disconnected youth, these young people encounter many obstacles to long-term success. For example, many do not graduate from high school on time, and, when they do, they are not prepared for college-level study, limiting their skills and employment options. Many also contend with hurdles beyond their control, such as growing up in poverty, having few...
Monday, November 26, 2012
  Ways to Give GIVE www.GreaterGallatinUnitedWay.org/DonateADVOCATE  www.GreaterGallatinUnitedWay.org/AdvocateVOLUNTEER www.VolunteerMT.org Southwest Montana, November 27, 2012 – Greater Gallatin United Way is part of the inaugural #GivingTuesday, a nationwide movement that harnesses the power of a unique blend of partners—charities, families, businesses and individuals—to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. #GivingTuesday has already inspired over 1,400 organizations and people in all 50 U.S. states and around the world to take collaborative action. Each aims to improve their local...
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Allison Barlow, MTCC VISTA at the Greater Gallatin United Way Bozeman, MT What is your background that led you to serve as a VISTA member?  In college, I was so focused with school work and keeping my grades up that I totally lost sight of being involved with my community out-side of the university. Upon graduating, I felt like now’s my time. I worked with high school students doing conservation work at a state park, alongside state and national AmeriCorps mem-bers, and the light bulb went off. VISTA was the step I needed to take to further my career options and help me understand which direction to take my future.  Describe a typical...

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