Archive: Alabama Announcements


SaveFirst Free Tax Site at the Optimist Center in Huntsville Featured on NBC 48 >

NBC 48 highlights the SaveFirst Tax Site at the Optimist Center in Huntsville.


CBS 8 News Features AmeriCorps Members and SaveFirst Montgomery Tax Site >

CBS 8 News highlights the SaveFirst Free Tax Preparation sites in Montgomery.


The New York Times features Impact Alabama’s SaveFirst Initiative >

The article, "Tax Preparers Targeting Poor With High Fees," explores the burden that is placed on low-income families when they face large fees from commercial tax preparers.


FocusFirst marks milestone: Over 200,000 children screened >

"The well-being of Alabama children is always our number one priority and I am proud to be a part of this significant milestone," Hubbard said. "FocusFirst's efforts have improved and saved the sight of thousands of children across Alabama and I applaud them for their important work."


SpeakFirst Student First African-American to Win Prestigious Science Scholarship >

For the first time in its 67-year history, a black high school student has won top honors in the Gorgas Scholarship Competition.

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Impact America, an AmeriCorps Program, is housed and supported by the Center for Ethics & Social Responsibility at The University of Alabama.  Additional office space is provided by UAB and Maynard, Cooper & Gale, PC.