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Mayor Adler and Paul Cruz at early childhood briefing

02.08.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6

Success By 6, Local Leaders Give Updates to Stakeholders

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UWATX held a breakfast briefing event at Google Fiber on February 5th to update business and philanthropic leaders and ... Read More >

 
Texas Assets and Opportunity

02.03.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, FINANCIAL STABILITY

Texas Ranks 41st in Assets & Opportunity

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The 2016 CFED Assets & Opportunity Scorecard was recently released. CFED is the Corporation For Enterprise Development, an ... Read More >

 
Lisa Suarez UPS

01.27.2016 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, SUCCESS STORIES

Donor Champions United Way After Receiving Years of Support

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Lisa Suarez is the campaign leader for UPS, as well as a leadership giver and Women's Leadership Council member. While every donor ... Read More >

 
MLK Day of Service art

01.19.2016 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

300+ Volunteered on MLK Day of Service

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MLK Day of Service is a national initiative to strengthen communities, bridge barriers between different groups of people, create ... Read More >

 
New Year's resolutions Austin

01.05.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS

New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

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The new year is always a great time to reflect on where you have been and set goals for how you want to live your life for the ... Read More >

 
Catherine Morse Samsung Semiconductor

12.31.2015 | AUSTIN TRENDS, EMPLOYEE GIVING

Samsung, BuildASign Nominated for Philanthropy Awards

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Our corporate partner Samsung Austin Semiconductor was nominated for the "Outstanding Philanthropic Large Organization" award from ... Read More >

 
Play to Learn family

12.30.2015 | SUCCESS BY 6

What’s Inside a Play To Learn Kit?

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We are currently prepping to serve new families and children through our Play To Learn program in Spring 2016. UWATX launched Play ... Read More >

 
United Way 2015 impact

12.22.2015 | AUSTIN TRENDS, SUCCESS STORIES

UWATX 2015 Impact on Community

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Check out what United Way for Greater Austin was able to do for our community this year, all because of YOU--our donors, ... Read More >

 
Austin companies adopt families for holidays

12.21.2015 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

Local Companies Sponsor Families For the Holidays

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The holiday season is a favorite time of the year for many of us. It's not the presents or bright lights or parties that make the ... Read More >

 
AISD preschool student

12.16.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6

Math and Literacy Results Show Huge Strides For At-Risk Kids

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One thing that sets United Way for Greater Austin apart from other non-profits is that all of our programs are research-based and ... Read More >

 
 
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