Andy Saxon joined Ceiba as an intern through the Exelon Foundation Veterans Training & Employment Program run by Project H.O.M.E. of Philadelphia.
In his seven months at Ceiba he provided support to staff and programs and became certified as a VITA tax preparer. Andy took on the responsibility of Resource Manager at Ceiba's tax site, helping tax clients get free copies of their credit reports, purchase savings bonds, open bank accounts and low-cost pre-paid debit cards, and access public benefits.
On May 15, 2012 Ceiba joined Andy, Project H.O.M.E., PECO, and the Exelon Foundation in celebrating the graduation of the second class of veteran interns.
Andy spoke to KYW Radio about his experience in the program and is quoted in this article.