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January 25,  2013  

What's New This Week?

No Roller blades Required 

Meals on Wheels is looking for volunteers to help deliver meals to consumer's homes:   

  • commit to 10:30am -12:30pm on any weekday;   
  • volunteer one day per week/month -- or more;
  • have a valid driver's license & proof of insurance;
  • pass a background check.

They are looking for individuals who enjoy chatting with the users as well. If interested, sign up on the volunteer website or call 429-6325.  

Still Needed

FASFA Days at Area High Schools

The Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette has contracted with The National Center for College Costs (NCCC) to host "FAFSA Days" at four public high schools in February 2013. Volunteers needed to greet people coming in and keep  line order to receive help. 
  • Shifts of 11am-1pm;1-4pm; & 4-7pm
  • February 4th - McCutcheon
  • February 11th - Jefferson
  • February 12th - West Lafayette
  • February 28th - Harrison 
For more information or to sign up, contact Cheryl at 742-9078 x 225 or email her at cheryl@cfglaf.org 


Ivy Tech Community College 

The Lafayette Ivy Tech Dental Assisting Students are holding the 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30. The public is welcome to attend to attend this fundraiser for student scholarships and support the Dental Assisting program.


For more information about the event, or to volunteer, contact Kali Miller at (574) 217-3749 or email at millkr10@gmail.com.
If interested in learning about more ways to get involved, contact Amy at the
United Way Volunteer Center or visit:
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Join us at United Way of Greater Lafayette Annual Meeting on January 30th, 11:30am at Judi's Catering to find out the 2012 Volunteer of the Year! RSVP here!


Need Assistance with Your Taxes?

VITA can help!


Tax season is rapidly approaching. If you have an annual income of $50,000 or less, VITA will prepare your taxes for FREE. This program begins January 15 and ends April 15.
VITA is specifically designed to aid people with low-to-moderate incomes in filing their taxes. Mobile sites at convenient locations are available to ease this process for you.
Schedule an appointment by clicking in the link on our website:
You may also schedule by calling or texting Jen Million at
 (574) 643-1012.
If you have any further questions about the VITA program, email
If you'd prefer, you can file your own taxes online if your annual income does not exceed $57,000. Check it out on the tax website now!

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