Events Calendar

Debt-Free Holiday Cheer

Are you tired of starting the new year with additional debt from your holiday shopping?  If you spend more money than you have, then the post-holiday blues of frustration, disappointment, and financial exhaustion will set in. If you are interested in eliminating stress and curbing your holiday debt, join this workshop to hear ways to...
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Registration Open for Tax Volunteer Training

Do you want to volunteer for United Way’s Free Tax Preparation Program? Learn how you can become an IRS Certified Volunteer Income Tax Preparer or Tax Greeter.

Holiday Dessert Drive! Home “Sweet” Home for the Holidays

The United Way Area Agency on Aging Long-Term Care Ombudsman program needs your help to sweeten the holidays for Boarding Home residents in Jefferson County! Home "Sweet" Home for the Holidays is an opportunity to provide a special treat to those who are not able to be with their loved ones this holiday season. Between...
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MLK JR. Day of Service

View and register for United Way Hands On MLK Jr. Day of Service opportunities by clicking here.

Tax Season Begins

The nation's tax season officially starts Monday, January 24th. Don’t forget that you and your family can take advantage of the Free Tax Preparation services offered by United Way and MyFreeTaxes.com. Find out how you can get free tax help by calling 2-1-1 or viewing more information on our website.

2-1-1 Day

Friday, February 11 is 2-1-1 Day, a reminder that help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Learn how 2-1-1 helps our community get the resources they need and how you can get help today here.

Your Journey to Financial Wellness

Zoom

Is it time for a financial check-up? How is your financial health? Your financial wellness is based on your ability to handle current expenses and have strategies to meet future financial needs. Start your journey by creating plans and learning to avoid mistakes that could derail your dreams. Join this FREE workshop to hear from...
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Renting v. Owning Financial Worshop

Zoom

Choosing whether to rent or buy your home is a major decision that not only affects your lifestyle, but also your financial health. Owning and renting each have their advantages. Join UWCA for this free workshop which will weigh the pros and cons of renting and owning and provide information in making this important financial...
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Financial Stress Busters Financial Workshop

Zoom

Managing money can be stressful anytime but has been particularly challenging the past two years. Stresses brought on by the COVID pandemic, reduction in income, and rising prices on basic needs can cause fear and concerns for our financial future. It's no easy task to manage money while also being overwhelmed with worry. Whatever your...
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Are You Ready to Buy Your Home Financial Workshop

United Way of Central Alabama Alice Williams Building Room 102 3620 8th Ave South, Birmingham

A house is the biggest purchase most people will make in their lifetime and the process can be complicated -- especially in today's market. Attempts to understand the process can be overwhelming. Who should I call first? What affects my ability to obtain a loan? What is the mortgage lending process? What are the different...
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Are You READY if a Disaster Strikes?

United Way of Central Alabama Alice Williams Building Room 102 3620 8th Ave South, Birmingham

If you had to leave your home in an emergency, being prepared is critical. Learn how to plan in advance so you’ll be ready in the event of a disaster: What constitutes a disaster? Where do I store important documents securely? How do I create a household plan and emergency kit? Am I properly insured?...
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ABC’s of Insurance Financial Workshop

United Way of Central Alabama Alice Williams Building Room 102 3620 8th Ave South, Birmingham

The world of insurance can be complex and confusing with unfamiliar terms, a variety of types and options, and a wide range of costs and coverages. What are Assets and why is insurance needed to protect them? What are the Benefits of insurance? How is the Cost of insurance determined? What is a Deductible and...
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