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01.27.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6 Comments

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In 2011, United Way for Greater Austin launched the Play To Learn program, made possible through a Tapestry Foundation grant. As a result of the grant, thirty parents received UWATX’s unique eight-week course providing free education for underserved parents and their 2- and 3-year-old children. Since then, more than 400 families have benefitted from the Play To Learn program.We are pleased to announce that in ... Read More >

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01.20.2015 | AUSTIN TRENDS, NAVIGATION CENTER Comments

UT Austin Students Win $100,000 to Build and Launch 2-1-1 App

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Need help finding access to temporary housing, food banks or health services? You can always call 2-1-1 at anytime--but soon there ... Read More >

 
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01.13.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, GIVING SOCIETIES, SUCCESS BY 6, WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL Comments

Dr. Leah Newkirk Meunier on “Leaning In”

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We are pleased to feature our very own Leah Newkirk Meunier, Ph.D. in an upcoming Lean In Panel, a sold-out UWATX signature event ... Read More >

 
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01.09.2015 | AUSTIN TRENDS Comments

Poverty Awareness Month

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January is Poverty Awareness Month, and we have chosen to once again highlight one of the communities we serve—Dove Springs in ... Read More >

 
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12.30.2014 | BOARD OF DIRECTORS, GIVING SOCIETIES, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY Comments

YLS In 2014: Time For Reflection and Growth

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2014 was a successful year for the Young Leaders Society (YLS), and we hope that it was rewarding for you both personally and ... Read More >

 
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12.23.2014 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER Comments

Helping Families is the Greatest Gift

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We are continuously humbled by the generosity and philanthropy that our Greater Austin community demonstrates throughout the year, ... Read More >

 
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12.18.2014 | SUCCESS BY 6 Comments

How to Choose Toys for Young Children This Holiday Season

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With the holidays just around the corner, we asked Success By 6 Family Services Coordinator, Laura Olson, to share ideas and ... Read More >

 
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12.12.2014 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6 Comments

UWATX Presents at TX Statewide Early Learning Summit

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Last week, the cities of Fort Worth and Austin co-hosted a summit on early learning. This summit was the culmination of the ... Read More >

 
December Meal Calendar 2014

12.10.2014 | MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, NAVIGATION CENTER Comments

Looking for a warm meal this holiday season?

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Our Navigation Center often experiences an increase in call volume during the holiday season from individuals and families ... Read More >

 
UWATX Community Tree Lighting

12.05.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, TARGET GRADUATION Comments

Community Tree Lighting in St. John’s Makes Austin Brighter

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United Way for Greater Austin was pleased to host the inaugural Community Tree Lighting in St. John's on December 2, #Giving ... Read More >