About: Ricky Deakyne

Ronald McDonald House Austin

03.29.2016 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Students Spend Spring Break Volunteering at Ronald McDonald House

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While some of their classmates laid on a beach or drove cross-country, some students from Webb Middle School chose to spend part ... Read More >

 
David C. Smith

03.28.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

UWATX Appoints David C. Smith As New CEO

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We are excited to announced that the UWATX Board of Directors has appointed David C. Smith, founder of Hill Country Ride for AIDS, ... Read More >

 
Success By 6 literacy coach Americorps

03.23.2016 | SUCCESS BY 6

Americorps, Literacy Coaches Make a Difference for Young Children

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In Travis County, only about 42% of children from low-income families enter Kindergarten ready to learn. Research also tells us ... Read More >

 
United Way Austin financial literacy classes

03.22.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, FINANCIAL STABILITY, SUCCESS STORIES

UWATX Launches CommunityTHRIVE

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United Way for Greater Austin recently launched a new initiative within our Financial Stability work called CommunityTHRIVE. ... Read More >

 
Kerbey Lane scavenger hunt

03.10.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS

UWATX’s Scavenger Hunt Encourages Team-Building and Philanthropy

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Looking for an innovative way to encourage philanthropy and team-bonding with your employees? Sign up for a UWATX Scavenger Hunt! ... Read More >

 
SXSW Music Interactive Austin 2016

03.07.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS

SXSW 2016 Preview

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It's either the most wonderful time of the year, or the least wonderful time of the year, depending on which type of Austinite you ... Read More >

 
PelotonU students

03.03.2016 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Webb Students Visit Alternative College

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Webb Middle School VPL students took a field trip across the street from their campus to Peloton University inside the For the ... Read More >

 
Amplify Austin United Way

03.01.2016 | AMPLIFY AUSTIN

Five Reasons to Amplify United Way

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Amplify Austin Day 2016 is right around the corner. The citywide day of giving takes place on March 8th starting at 6 p.m. and ... Read More >

 
Social media

02.24.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS

#GoodNews

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The Internet can be such a drag these days. It seems multiple times per day there is a negative or heart-breaking story trending, ... Read More >

 
Decker Middle School Literacy Night

02.16.2016 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Decker Students Lead Literacy Night Project

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Decker Middle School students in our VPL program volunteered at Decker Literacy Night on February 11th. The students in the UWATX ... Read More >

 
 
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