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Catalyst Radio: Tax Credit Coalition to offer financial assistance information at Saturday fair

United Way’s Kent County Tax Credit Coalition helps those trying to meet basic needs, offering free tax preparation. Show Me The Money fair on Saturday at Alger Middle School includes financial seminars.

About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.

Show Me The Money fair is Sat., Jan. 31, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Show Me The Money fair is Sat., Jan. 31, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

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In this episode of Catalyst Radio we hear about some income tax filing assistance that many may not know is available, through the Kent County Tax Credit Coalition.

Brenda Brame, program manager for the Coalition at Heart of West Michigan United Way, comes in studio today to describe some of the available services that include free tax preparation and e-filing, explain an often-missed tax credit that is available for many, and also to talk about the ALICE Project that represents many in the community that have difficulty making ends meet.

Brame also describes this weekend’s free Show Me The Money Day fair that offers informational assistance with home ownership, health care, Friend of the Court issues, and more.



Michigan-made music featured in this edition of Catalyst Radio comes from Watching For Foxes, from a new release called The Watchman, it’s  the title cut.

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