Tax Help for Low-Income Families
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 27, 2012
The Salvation Army l Cascade Division
8495 SE Monterey Blvd
Happy Valley, OR 97086
Major Don Gilger
Portland Metro Coordinator
Communications & Marketing Associate
Tax Help for Low-Income Families at The Salvation Army Portland Tabernacle Corps
|(Portland, OR) - February 27, 2012 – Preparing one’s taxes can be expensive and is oftentimes quite confusing to figure out without the help of an accountant or tax preparer. The Salvation Army Portland Tabernacle is partnering with the AARP Foundation, the nation's largest free, volunteer run tax preparation program to help assist low-income residents in Northeast Portland in preparation of their taxes.|
This free service will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 AM-2 PM now through April 17th at The Salvation Army Rose Center for Seniors, located at 211 NE 18th Ave., Portland, OR 97232. 462 slots are available for individuals and/or families and assistance is on a first-come, first-served basis. To make an appointment, please call the Rose Center Front Desk at 503-239-1221.
For more details about this or another Tax-Aide site or to learn how to volunteer, go to www.aarp.org/taxaide or call 1-888-AARP-NOW (1-888-227-7669).
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the Universal Christian Church, has been supporting those in need in His Name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing, shelter and opportunities for underprivileged children. The Salvation Army works in 124 countries worldwide. People wishing to make monetary donations can do so by calling 503-794-3282, or by mail to The Salvation Army, 8495 SE Monterey Avenue #9, Happy Valley, OR 97086.
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