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MakingChange Provides Financial Education for Over 2,000 People

MakingChange had a record year in FY18, helping 2,161 people manage their money and change their lives through financial wellness programs. The Howard County nonprofit’s Financial Education Seminars served 1,275 participants. The 92 seminars focused on budgeting, understanding credit, and savings, among other topics. Personal Financial Coaching was offered to…
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Michael Kyung Lee Selected to Head MakingChange

MakingChange, a nonprofit in Howard County which empowers individuals and families to achieve financial stability, has selected Michael Kyung Lee to serve as Executive Director of the organization. Lee replaces former Executive Director Mike Couch, who moved out of state. Lee has over 20 years of senior management experience in…
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Non-profit Center Opens

MakingChange is joining other organizations at the long awaited Howard County Nonprofit Center, which will include offices for the Howard County Housing Commission, HopeWorks, Association of Community Services of Howard County, Bridges to Housing Stability, Camp Attaway, Compass, Inc., Heritage Housing Partners, Howard County Autism Society, READY, Howard County EcoWorks,…
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Fundraiser Rocks Merriweather

Over 100 supporters joined MakingChange staff and board members for the “Party Like a Rock Star: Beer Tasting & Backstage Tour” at Merriweather Post Pavilion. The benefit featured tours of the pavilion’s newly renovated backstage, suites for performers and a swimming pool for them and their families, as well as…
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MakingChange Wins Financial Ed Award

MakingChange is the winner of the Outstanding Organization Award presented by the Maryland CASH (Creating Assets, Savings, and Hope) Campaign, Maryland Council of Economic Education and the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE). The Financial Education and Capability Awards are intended to highlight the dedication and success of public school…
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Richard Shepherd Joins MakingChange Board

Richard H. Shepherd, Jr., has been elected to the MakingChange Board of Directors. Shepherd is President of Sales & Business Strategies, a Columbia business which provides consulting services to chief executives and senior management of small to medium sized corporations. Shepherd previously was the President/Owner of Columbia Pontiac-Buick-GMC, Co-Founder and…
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Free Preparation of Tax Returns Starts

MakingChange, a Howard County non-profit organization that develops and delivers financial education programs, is hosting a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site at The Multiservice Center in North Laurel Jan. 28-April 15. The Howard County site, like other VITA sites across the country, offers free tax return preparation and filing…
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