About: Ricky Deakyne

08.30.2016 | UNCATEGORIZED

Volunteer Spotlight: Peggy Wilson, Texas Mutual Insurance Company

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It's that time of year again. The heat. Buying school clothes; buying school supplies. Preparing for the school year gets ... Read More >

 
Any Baby Can Austin

07.19.2016 | MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6

Partner Spotlight: Any Baby Can

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Photo: Any Baby Can United Way for Greater Austin believes collaboration is essential to tackling our community’s largest ... Read More >

 
Spanish Financial Education

07.08.2016 | FINANCIAL STABILITY

CommunityTHRIVE Offers Spanish Courses

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Just a few months ago, United Way for Greater Austin announced the launch of a new initiative within our Financial Stability work ... Read More >

 
Employee Campaign Leaders

07.05.2016 | EMPLOYEE GIVING

Ask An ECL

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United Way for Greater Austin's 2016 campaign season is just beginning, and we're excited to work with more than 200 companies ... Read More >

 
Two-generation nonprofit program

06.27.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, FINANCIAL STABILITY, SUCCESS BY 6

Two-Gen Programs Aim to Break Cycle of Poverty

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At United Way for Greater Austin, we focus on wrapping our arms around entire families and fighting the root causes of poverty. A ... Read More >

 
Play To Learn early childhood Austin

06.22.2016 | MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6

Spring Play To Learn Classes Graduate

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As our Play To Learn program runs on a school year schedule, we just wrapped up our spring semester and are launching our summer ... Read More >

 
Heather Brunner WP Engine

06.13.2016 | BOARD OF DIRECTORS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

Guest Post: “Aspiring to Lead. Committed to Give Back.”

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Heather Brunner has served on the UWATX Board of Directors for seven years, and as a volunteer for seventeen years. As she wraps ... Read More >

 
Colins Hope Water Safety

06.10.2016 | SUCCESS BY 6

UWATX Partners with Colin’s Hope to Promote Water Safety

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Colin's Hope is an organization that educates families and children about water safety in efforts to prevent children from ... Read More >

 
Atlassian

06.09.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

Atlassian In-Kind Donations Boost UWATX Efficiency

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Giving back to a nonprofit doesn’t always mean donating money or volunteering. We are grateful to the many companies who offer us ... Read More >

 
Summer Learning Activities for Preschool At Home

06.02.2016 | SUCCESS BY 6

Summer Learning Activities for Preschool-Aged Children

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Wondering what to do with your young child at home all summer? We’ve compiled a list of fun AND educational activities you can do ... Read More >

 
 
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