Reading, April 2, 2018  Sen. Judy Schwank and Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella are hosting an event to help working families find money they are entitled to this tax season. The event, Financial Freedom for Working Families, is part of a statewide tour in conjunction with Treasurer Torsella and other democratic senators.

The event is on April 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Muhlenberg Township Building, 210 George Street.

“These programs are designed to help our working families,” Schwank said. “We’re here to assist with the application process.”

The event is free and open to the public. Attendees will find tax and financial specialists to help them navigate Earned Income Tax Credits, Low-Income Home Energy Assistance, searching for unclaimed property or opening a PA 529 College Savings Plan. The following documents are needed:


  • Photo ID
  • Proof of income
  • Social Security Number

PA 529   

  • Bank account number
  •  Routing number or voided check
  • Birth date and SSN of the beneficiary


  • Names of people in household
  • DOB for all household members
  • Proof of income for all household members
  • A recent heating bill

Unclaimed Property

  • Photo ID and proof of residency

Visit to learn more about the event.