Our Impact

“Who are we, if not measured by our impact on others?”

“That’s who we are! We’re not who we say we are, we’re not who we want to be – we are sum of the influence and impact that we have, in our lives, on others.” –Carl Sagan

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Financial Stability

  • 368 Vermonters increased their savings
  • 527 Vermonters participated in micro-business and development start up classes
  • $5,194,997 in tax refunds were returned to the Vermont economy through the VITA Program

Children & Families

  • 873 parents improved family functioning skills
  • 697 Head Start children became ready for kindergarten

Community Building

  • 1,331 Vermonters avoided evictions
  • 485 individuals improved their leadership skills through engagement in VCAP communities
  • 315 improved self-employment skills to provide for themselves and their families
  • 458 found safety in domestic and sexual assault intervention programs at CVOEO.  90 Vermonters found Shelter, 1,832 hotline calls, web-chats and email assistance were provided

Health & Well-Being

  • 14,008 hot meals were made and distributed to Vermonters in need
  • 11,541 boxes/bags of groceries were distributed

Housing Assistance

  • 337 Vermonters experiencing homelessness were provided emergency housing
  • 943 Vermonters obtained safe, affordable and permanent housing
  • 482 received security deposits
  • 1,143 received rental assistance

Energy Assistance

  • 7,651 were served through the Crisis fuel program for short term emergency assistance
  • 1,460 Vermont households have improved energy efficiency and energy burden reduction