The effort, funded by donations from the Shoumaker family, the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association and other partners, provides free income tax preparation for low-income taxpayers, help with wills for first responders, as well as seminars on consumer protection and unemployment insurance.
The report by Brian McBride quoted Mary Juetten, the third-year law student who helped organize the bus trip as part of the student-run Consumer Advocacy Protection Program, and Marcy Karin, faculty director for the student group.
"Our group was really pleased with the maiden voyage of the bus and we had a lot of fun," Juetten told McBride. "Seeing the first person come to the CAPP presentation made our day."
Karin told McBride that the response has been positive.
"You could see it in the faces of people who came to the Bus event for information and advice," she said. "And you could hear it in the 'thank you's' the volunteers received throughout the day.
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