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Feedback Needed from Sacramento County Residents
How should Sacramento County spend COVID-19 relief funds?

The County of Sacramento has received $180 Million to spend specifically on COVID-19 recovery by December 31, 2020. However, Sacramento residents were not given an opportunity to express how they would choose to allocate this money.

Please complete this short survey by June 15th.
Your responses will be shared with County Executive Nav Gil & the Board of Supervisors. We will also invite you to advocate with United Way to ensure survey results are incorporated in the spending of COVID-19 funds. 

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United Way Response to COVID-19 Health Crisis
How We're Responding and Helping

United Way California Capital Region (UWCCR) is responding to the Coronavirus COVID-19 health crisis in a variety of ways to ensure the health and safety of our staff and community programs. Below is an update of how we’ve been able to ensure continuity of operations and vital community programs as well as the announcement of our UWCCR COVID-19 Local Relief Fund. 

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Tax Deadline Extension Update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all in-person free tax prep events are currently cancelled. Get online assistance at GetYourRefund.org.

The decision to close our in-person sites was based on California Governor Gavin Newsom’s announcement that residents isolate themselves, as well as the CDC’s recommendation to cancel any gatherings. On March 16, the White House took that step further by encouraging Americans to avoid social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people.

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United Way COVID-19 Local Relief Fund
Provided Essential Resources to Low-Income Families

As the nation responds to the coronavirus COVID-19 health crisis, United Way California Capital Region (UWCCR) created the United Way California Capital Region (UWCCR) COVID-19 Local Relief Fund to provide essential resources for low-income households whose lives had been disrupted by the outbreak.

UWCCR partnered with local nonprofits who worked with low-income households in their geographic areas to help alleviate issues brought on by the COVID-19 health crisis. Funds were provided to those whose level of need has been amplified by the COVID-19 health crisis. Nonprofit partners were selected in Amador, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo Counties. The fund is winding down as of June 30, 2020 and to date we have provided 1,050 families with a $500 one-time distribution.  

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