Securing families’ finances so that they can weather any storm
In our local community and in alignment with United Way’s national goals, United Way of Southern Nevada is committed to helping families improve their financial situation through financial literacy programs, tax services, and long term savings planning.
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To help all individuals and families work towards the goals of financial self-sufficiency through education, support and training.
Create a cycle of financial success for individuals and families in order to build long-term economic independence.
Driving results that allow individuals and families to prosper
- More than 11,500 total tax returns have been filed, with $7.5 million in tax credits returned and a total of $15.3 million in tax refunds provided back into the community.
- More than 11,500 elementary school children participated in financial literacy education, showing a 24% increase (in ‘11-‘12) in financial fluency.
Aligning our community impact work in Education, Financial Stability, and Health, United Way recognizes that it takes a healthy, educated child to become a financially self-sufficient adult, and that it takes a financially stable family to foster the health and education of its children.