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Free United Way Workshop Offers Orange County Families Strategies And Tools For Financially Secure Futures

Free United Way Workshop Offers Orange County Families Strategies and Tools for Financially Secure Futures

June 12 “Income Day of Caring” key to organization’s goal of reducing number of financially unstable families in Orange County by 25 percent over the next decade

WHAT: Income Day of Caring, offering a wide variety of workshops geared toward improving the financial footing of Orange County families struggling to make ends meet.

WHO: Sponsored by Wells Fargo, the event will feature volunteer financial professionals and business leaders offering free advising services to hundreds of Orange County families.

WHEN: Sunday, June 12; 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618

WHY: Orange County United Way’s quarterly Days of Caring events enable our partners to give their time back to the community through volunteering. These large-scale events are inspirational ways to connect with underserved individuals and families and each other. Each quarter’s event focuses on one of United Way’s four buildings blocks for a good life: Education, Income, Health and Housing. This upcoming volunteer project will help local families by providing access to resources that help reduce the income gap, including SparkPoint OC Financial Empowerment Centers, resume building, interview practicing sessions, affordable banking options and tips on improving credit scores.


NEWS CONTACTS:

Katherine Ransom, Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Orange County United Way 949.263.6176, katheriner@unitedwayoc.org

Michael Suydam
21Strat 949.981.5008, mike@21strat.com


ABOUT ORANGE COUNTY UNITED WAY:
Since 1924, Orange County United Way has been working to improve lives and strengthen our community by mobilizing the caring power of Orange County and focusing on the building blocks for a good quality of life: Education, Income, Health and Housing. By investing in Orange County children, families and individuals, we help them create pathways to self-sufficient lives. In short, we help people help themselves. Through our 10-year community-wide action plan, FACE 2024 (an acronym for Fund, Advocate, Collaborate, Educate), we collaborate with local businesses, community organizations, governmental agencies and individuals to make a long-term measurable difference in the lives of local individuals and families. To learn more or to join our movement, visit www.unitedwayoc.org.

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