The mission of the Whatcom ABC is to foster collaboration in the community to increase the financial stability of low-income people in Whatcom County.
The coalition aims to:
- Increase cooperation and mutual support among agencies and individuals working to address financial stability and financial literacy needs.
- Facilitate widespread knowledge about existing financial resources, both for people in need and the organizations that are trying to help.
- Raise community awareness about the need for asset building and encourage community support for strategies to address the problem.
- Increase awareness of and participation in the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).