Your Impact


We did the following in 2022...thanks to you.

  • Organized and trained more than 350 Free Tax Prep volunteers who saved Free Tax Prep participants almost $2 million in tax preparation fees and helped them obtain more than $10.7 million in refunds – money that could be set aside for emergencies, used to cover essential items, help pay for college tuition, etc.
  • Assisted 1,285 families in building stronger financial foundations and removing barriers to sustainable income through Project Lift.
  • Invested $1.3 million into 60 Black-led projects and programs promoting economic prosperity and as part of the third cycle of Black Empowerment Works.

  • Partnered with Junior Achievement to bring 80 volunteers into Cincinnati Public Schools seventh-grade classrooms to teach the basics of personal finance to 2,000 students through Unite for Teen Financial Literacy.
  • Collected more than 1,800 backpacks filled with school supplies and distributed them to local students along with 4,650 items received through our Backpacks for Success virtual product drive.
  • Increased participation in our Regional Success By 6® Community Roundtable partnerships by 40% in Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati.

  • Served 434 families through Stable Families: 99% avoided a disruptive move; 74% were able to maintain stable housing for one year, and 46% increased their income.
  • Our 211 Helpline Care Coordinators supported 2,930 individuals and handled 894 applications for emergency mortgage, rent and utility assistance, which led to nearly $3 million in financial assistance.
  • Announced a new partnership with The Renew Collaborative to assist tenants facing eviction, provide longer-term stabilization for participating families and demonstrate to property owners the financial advantages of keeping families housed versus pursuing eviction.
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