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The Baltimore CASH Campaign—Creating Assets, Savings and Hope—was formed in the fall of 2001 to implement strategies to increase financial stability opportunities for low-income Baltimore families. The campaign is the work of a coalition that includes foundations, nonprofits, community-based organizations, workforce development agencies, Baltimore City government, the Internal Revenue Service, and hundreds of volunteers. The campaign focuses on "making work pay" by leveraging the tax code as a gateway to financial services for working families.
The campaign: 1. Conducts marketing and outreach about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and other relevant tax credits for low-income workers; 2. Provides free volunteer income tax assistance (VITA) to help low and moderate income families file tax returns and claim the EITC; 3. Develops financial security opportunities for clients through financial education workshops, partnerships with financial institutions, and other asset development services; and 4. Advocates for issues impacting working families.