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    Increase in Suburban Poverty in Austin

    08.28.2014 | Austin trends, Financial Opportunity

    Greater Austin experiences marked increase in suburban poverty

    Posted by Christa Berry

    Greater Austin has plenty to boast about. From a vibrant and diverse community, to welcoming neighborhoods and plenty of local live event opportunities, it’s no ... Read More >

    Young professionals group sets big goal

    08.19.2014 | Target Graduation, Young Leaders Society

    Young Leaders Society sets ambitious goal: bring FULL-TIME coordination to middle schools

    Posted by Shaina Novotny

    Today, we're proud to announce an ambitious goal for the Young Leaders Society: we will raise $180K by June 2015 to fully fund full-time coordinators at Mendez, ... Read More >

    Child Care Survey - 2014 Results

    08.18.2014 | Austin trends, Success By 6

    Child care centers struggle
    with funding, wages

    Posted by Sue Carpenter

    Today, we're proud to release the results of the 2014 Early Care and Education Survey - a look at trends across the early care field in our community and is the ... Read More >


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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.