Thanks to the work of 27 volunteers who contributed 897 hours of their time to assist low and moderate income households with their 2011 tax filings, we can report:
- Federal and State refunds of $1,538,761 for 709 households
- An estimated $170,000 saved in filing fees
- Screenings of 182 households for eligibility for other benefits
Doing the math: Whether tax site volunteers were greeters, tax preparers, reviewers, or providing clerical support, each hour any volunteer contributed had the outccome of refunding an average of $2,170 to an individual or family. Volunteers do make a difference!