Impact & Special Initiatives
The merger of Baltimore & Maryland CASH makes a stronger organization ready to help even more Marylanders.
For example, in 2017 alone, over 20,000 households across the state had their federal & state taxes prepared and e-filed for free by the two sister organizations, resulting in almost $29 million in refunds and close to $10 million in Earned Income Tax Credits. The people served also invested in their futures by purchasing $50,000 worth of US Savings Bonds.
- Convening a financial inclusion workgroup to present ideas to Baltimore City government.
- Teaching on-site financial education classes to employees of large organizations.
- Mobilizing consumers and legislators to pass payday lending regulations during the 2017 General Assembly regulations.