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The Working Poor Tax Credit allows Arizonans to donate to legal aid and have that amount deducted from the taxes you owe! $200 for an individual and $400 for those filing together. Click on the link and donate to the qualifying legal aid of your choice!
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The Pima County Sheriff’s Department announced the Wills for Heroes program in Arizona will be given a Special Recognition award for the program’s dedication and commitment to law enforcement for various legal services that are provided to first responders. The program will be honored in Tucson on December 5th at the Pima County Sheriff’s annual awards dinner. The dinner will be held at the Marriott Tucson University Park Hotel.
Congratulations to the Modest Means and Mock Trial programs! These programs will each be given $100 as the beneficiaries of the Access to Justice Update Quiz Contest. Thank you for all who participated in our game! For those of you who haven't had the opportunity to read about the good works being accomplished through our Arizona educators and lawyers, the report is still available through the headline link above. Thanks to all who make equal access to justice a reality.
This last quarter, the visitors to azlawhelp.org have almost doubled over the first quarter, a the chart above shows the increase was over 40,000 more visitors in the second quarter! If you know of businesses who would like to sponsor this website or attorneys who are interested in providing a Guest Attorney article, please have them contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
You Can Count of the AZ Bar FoundationToo often, people ask “Just what does the foundation do?” For all of you who wonder, here is a snapshot look, in numbers, of our impact just over the last month.
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The Arizona Attorney General's Office has made funding available to offer legal assistance to many Arizonans hurting from the foreclosure crisis that swept our nation over the last several years. for more information about services that are available, please follow the link in the the title above.
The Foundation's second quarter report is chock full of fun program updates!
The Arizona Bar Foundation was named one of the top 10 flexible workplaces in the country. When Work Works looks at companies around the country and surveys all staff. The Foundation has been the proud recipient for the last 5 years!