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Job Announcement: Client Services Manager

Interfaith – Good Samaritan is a non-profit organization providing assistance to women, men and children in emergency situations. We are seeking a dynamic, committed Client Services Manager to work full-time under the direction of the Executive Director. The Client Services Manager will be responsible for leading and managing Interfaith-Good Samaritan’s Client Services. Salary: $30,000 Minimum […]

Help for Hurricane Harvey

If you want to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery please consider making a donation online to either of these groups: https://www.unitedwayhouston.org/donate/ https://www.redcross.org/donate/donation We can assure you that your donation will be used wisely.

Allocations Are Complete!

New Online Giving Options

United Way of Albany County donors have always had the option of online giving, but not always a lot of choice in how to give. Now that’s changed! Donors can now designate their gifts to go to one or more specific agencies, and also still have the option of giving to our general community fund. […]

End-of-season VITA Tax Results

Tax season is now over. Our VITA tax program e-filed 672 current year federal returns, 59 state returns, and an additional 40 past year returns. We have also helped people file an additional 30 paper returns and completed 25 amended returns. Total federal refunds are $832,478 and state refunds are $12,611. Using an average of […]

VITA Tax Schedule Posted

The schedule for the 2015 VITA tax program has been posted on our Event Calendar. All VITA clinics are staffed by IRS-certified volunteers.  The program is completely free, and is available to households that make $55,000 or less. Volunteers for the VITA Tax Program should email volunteer@unitedwayalbanycounty.org with any questions or concerns. VITA Volunteers should […]

Introducing ServiceSpark, a hub for community service

We’re very pleased to announce ServiceSpark, a new tool that we hope will energize community service in the Albany County area.  ServiceSpark is a website that allows community organizers to find and post volunteer opportunities, as well as allowing community volunteers to track their time spent in community service. ServiceSpark can be accessed at https://www.servicespark.org […]