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  • Austin Nonprofit & Community Volunteer Organization: United Way for Greater Austin

    United Way for Greater Austin is a local nonprofit & community service organization providing resources and volunteer opportunities with local Austin charities since 1924. United Way gives everyone in Austin the chance to be a philanthropist through various Austin social services, and gives us the opportunity to work together to help families overcome barriers to economic opportunities.

    As one of the largest and most successful Austin nonprofit organizations, United Way has access to extensive resources in the Austin community. Our resources, combined with the continuous help of our loyal volunteers and their dedication to the community, are what make United Way for Greater Austin the successful nonprofit organization that it is today.