Greater Austin Blog

07.22.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, EMPLOYEE GIVING

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Each year, we adopt a new campaign theme to inspire employees to give a little bit out of each paycheck to change their community. We at UWATX believe anyone can be a philanthropist--but the word "philanthropy" can sound overwhelming. We recruited some of Austin's finest philanthropists--elementary school children--to show you just how easy philanthropy can be in this year's campaign: “Philanthropy Easy as ... Read More >

Austin Broadway Bank Volunteers

07.20.2016 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Volunteer Spotlight: Jackie Oliver, Broadway Bank

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With the start of school less than a month out, UWATX’s volunteer arm, Hands On Central Texas, is already planning the Back to ... 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 >

 
Summer Health Tips for the Family

06.24.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS

Summer Health Tips

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Summer time usually means staying by the poolside, barbecues and other outdoor festivities, but with that comes sun exposure, ... 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 >

 
MSM Summer Program Field Trip

06.20.2016 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Summer Camp Kicks Off

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This summer, United Way For Greater Austin is funding a six-week blended enrichment program for middle school students in Manor. ... Read More >

 
Laughing Family

06.15.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS

Vacationing on a Budget

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Whether you have toddlers or teens, cabin fever may be starting to set with week two of the kids being at home for the summer. ... Read More >

 
 
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