PA Bar Volunteers Offer Free Financial Counseling

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 - 01:00

Pennsylvania's First Lady, Judge Marjorie O. Rendell, in collaboration with the PA Bar Association has developed an initiative entitled Get Help Now, Pennsylvania. This program is designed to assist struggling Pennsylvanians during the current economic crisis by providing free financial advice. Volunteers of attorneys, banking and mortgage professionals along with other financial analysts are working on help desks in many of the PA County bar association offices assisting Pennsylvanians in need.This volunteer initiative will connect Pennsylvanians facing financial difficulties with assistance from professionals in their communities.Governor Rendell and First Lady Judge Rendell are calling upon Pennsylvania's legal and financial professionals to donate their time and talents in support of this effort.

Starting July 7, volunteer professionals will donate time and will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at locations across the commonwealth to provide free assistance and referrals on issues related to credit, finance and bankruptcy.

To volunteer and for further information call (888) 799-4557 or visit http://www.pa.gov/portal/server.pt/community/taxes___finances/3065/get_help_now_pa/551869.