FoodBank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties headquarters in Neptune (Rosetta Key, Townsquare Media NJ)

The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties does so much to help neighbors in need and now they are offering a way to get free tax preparation and e-filing for low and middle income families in the ares.

According to the FoodBank website,The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is a free, IRS-sponsored program to help low and middle-income households have their federal and state personal income taxes prepared and filed electronically for free. Appointments or walk-ins are accepted. Call (732) 904-9254 for information.

With tax season here, this could be a critical time for so many around Monmouth and Ocean Counties and the FoodBank knows that, and that is why they want to offer as much help as possible and they are holding several free tax preparation events throughout our area.

As a matter of fact, there is one being held today in Toms River from 1:00 to 6:00pm at the Ocean County Library. There are also events to be held in Lakewood and Eatontown in the upcoming days. You can get the complete schedule at the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties website.

While you're on their website find out about all the services they provide and get some help if you need it. If you are fortunate enough to not need their services, maybe you can get details on how you can help them reach out to neighbors who do.