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  1. Faces of Success: Marian Ott Faces of Success: Marian Ott Financial Stability

    Tax preparation can sometimes feel like rocket science, but it's not thanks to United Way volunteer Marian Ott. Read about her experience of filing more than 1,500 tax returns in the last 10 years by

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  2. Faces of Success: Sierra Utley Faces of Success: Sierra Utley

    Through the help of the Oasis Transitions Youth Employment Program, nineteen year old Sierra Utley was able to obtain an internship which later turned into a fulltime position. This job has offered the financial stability she needed to be able to enroll in college this spring. Read more about how the Oasis Transitions Youth Employment Program has helped direct Sierra toward the right career and education path.

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  3. Faces of Success: Eric Paull Faces of Success: Eric Paull Health

    Eric Paull is a survivor of sexual abuse and has overcome many obstacles with the help of the Sexual Assault Center. Read more about Eric's tragic childhood and how he has used the tools given to him by the Sexual Assault Center not only to survive but to thrive.

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  4. Faces of Success: Bart Perkey Faces of Success: Bart Perkey Financial Stability

    Nashville’s Bart Perkey spends the majority of his time giving back to the community. A VITA Free Tax Prep volunteer the past three years, Bart says it is the people who keep him coming back. Read Bart’s inspiring story and find out how you can sign up to volunteer.

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  5. Faces of Success: Jean Barte Faces of Success: Jean Barte Financial Stability

    Volunteer Jean Barte shares his experience volunteering with United Way's VITA Free Tax Prep program.

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