Remember us on tax day
Dear Editor:In case you have not already filed your income tax returns this year, I am asking you (or for you to ask your accountant!) to remember the Family Resource Centers Fund when making out your 2005 Colorado state tax return. The Family Resource Centers were just approved by the Colorado state Legislature for another three years of participation on the state tax form check-off list, but we must reach a minimum threshold of $75,000 this year in order to be able to remain on. Every dollar counts at this point. This year is special, too, because the Roaring Fork Family Resource Centers are celebrating our 10th anniversary. The tax check-off is a great boost for our organization. The Family Resource Centers are located in the Basalt, Carbondale and Glenwood Springs schools. Our mission is to connect families, schools and communities to improve student health and academic achievement.Statewide, Family Resource Centers provides necessary family support services for over 70,000 families and children. The 24 Family Resource Centers promote family stability and self-sufficiency by implementing programs specifically tailored to each community’s needs, with our core services focused on early childhood education, youth development activities, parenting classes, adult education, job training, and emergency food and clothing.Your support is vital. If you have already done so, thanks so much for this anonymous gesture. Please inform your friends and associates as well about how they can support us with a small donation; even $5 or $10 from everyone will go a long way in helping children and their families. Don’t forget us between now and April 15 – support the Family Resource Centers Fund. I appreciate your consideration.Nancy La JoyRoaring Fork Family Resource CenterCarbondale
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