County and United Way help during shutdown

Pasco County and United Way of Pasco have stepped up to help keep some local nonprofit agencies operating during the federal government shutdown. The Pasco County Commission approved a $400,000 temporary loan to help the agencies in danger of ceasing operations during the federal government shutdown, due to funding shortages. The county is loaning the money to United Way, which will act as … [Read more...]

Local groups help federal workers

Organizations around the region are stepping up to help, as workers and their families struggle during the nation’s longest partial federal government shutdown. The help has come in various forms. “The key is to take off some of the pressure from these folks (so they can) worry less about where their food is coming from,” explained Greg Giordano, assistant tax collector of Pasco … [Read more...]