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10.25.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, TARGET GRADUATION, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY Comments

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United Way for Greater Austin believes that anyone, regardless of their ability to make a financial contribution, can engage in philanthropy.Volunteering one’s time is a valuable way to make a positive impact and invest in the community.As part of our annual participation in Make a Difference Day, one of the largest national days of community service, our staff members organized projects that allowed others to ... Read More >

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10.23.2014 | TARGET GRADUATION Comments

Lights On Afterschool

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Dismissal bells ring around the country at about 3 p.m. every day. For many students, this where learning stops – TV, hanging out ... Read More >

 

10.21.2014 | AUSTIN TRENDS, NAVIGATION CENTER Comments

Census Data Reveals Dramatic Increase In Poverty for Bastrop County

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For the first time since the Bastrop wildfires in late 2011, census data is confirming what many already know - there is great ... Read More >

 
Laura Olson

10.16.2014 | SUCCESS BY 6 Comments

Spotlight: Laura Olson

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Join us in welcoming Laura Olson to the UWATX team as the Family Services Coordinator for Success by 6! Laura sat down with us to ... Read More >

 
Early Childhood Education

10.10.2014 | SUCCESS BY 6 Comments

City Council Candidate Forums Recap

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Success By 6 hosted eight Austin City Council candidate forums in settings all over Austin to learn more about the candidates’ ... Read More >

 
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10.08.2014 | AUSTIN TRENDS, FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITY, NAVIGATION CENTER, SUCCESS BY 6, TARGET GRADUATION Comments

The Other Side of Austin: Census Data Reveals Continued Poverty

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Austin Residents Struggle to Make Ends Meet300K+ individuals struggling to make ends meet 150K+Austin residents living in ... Read More >

 
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10.01.2014 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, TARGET GRADUATION Comments

Target Graduation End of Year Results: “The services are valuable, needed and much appreciated!”

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Target Graduation 2014 End of Year ResultsUnited Way for Greater Austin is pleased to report that our Target Graduation program ... Read More >

 
United Way for Great Austin and Success by Six

09.24.2014 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6, WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL Comments

Success By 6 Center Project Results

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The need for servicesAnyone who has a toddler of their own, or has spent any amount of time around a 2-year-old, knows that these ... Read More >

 
United Way for Greater Austin and the Austin-American Statesman

09.22.2014 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER Comments

Fall Day of Caring: A volunteer’s perspective

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Some might think that going out to work in a garden the day after torrential rains would be a not-so great idea. How much mud are ... Read More >

 
Austin Mayoral Debate hosted by United Way for Greater Austin

09.08.2014 | MAYORAL DEBATE Comments

Austin Mayoral Debate Recap

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Five Austin mayoral candidates tackled affordability, early childhood education and the need for high quality childcare and after ... Read More >