The volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) prepares free income tax returns for taxpayers who generally earn less than $60,000 or less. VITA helps working families take advantage of all the tax credits they are eligible for, including the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit (CTC), and education credits. Want to volunteer? Visit irs.gov or call 706-755-7244 to see how you can join our team! REMEMBER! VITA services are always free!
Want to join us in making a difference? We're generating support to assist the Furniture Bank, which provides basic household items to previously unsheltered families and individuals due to the loss of employment or other circumstances beyond their control, the Bike program that provides bicycles and alternative means of transportation and recreation, and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program which offers free electronic tax preparation to elderly and low-income taxpayers. Any donation will help create an impact. Any donation will make a difference. Thanks in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to us.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Furniture Bank and Bike Ministry are referral-based programs. No walk-ins, please.
Documented homeless families transitioning into independent living
Victims of a house fire or natural disaster
Head of household receiving SSI or SSDI with a referral
Low-income according to HUD Guidelines https://www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/il.html#2022
Only approved agencies and churches may download applications. You cannot self-refer.
Augusta Urban Ministries reserves the right to approve or deny applications on a case-by-case basis.
(VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE)
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Through the valuable reuse of donated items, AUM improves lives by providing quality furniture and household goods to underprivileged families transitioning out of homelessness, engage and educate families by providing long-term solutions and resources to break the cycle of poverty.
Augusta Urban Ministries (AUM), a faith-based 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization serving the greater Augusta CSRA, provides donated furniture and household goods to families and individuals transitioning out of homelessness and poverty. AUM seeks to engage and educate families living in poverty by providing long-term solutions and resources to break the cycle of poverty in our service area. AUM is driven by volunteers and donations of basic home essential items from the community.