PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There’s a way to help local military families, just by filing your taxes.READ MORE: 6 Tornadoes Tear Through Western Pennsylvania
A program set up by the state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs allows taxpayers to donate some, or all of their tax refund to local service men and women.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Saturday Showers
The money helps with everything from home repairs to funeral costs.
Since the program started in 2006, it’s raised more than $1.8 million.MORE NEWS: Two-Year-Old Boy Battling Cancer Dresses Up As His Doctor For Halloween
To learn how you can donate, visit this link: www.mfrap.pa.gov