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06.20.2018 | SUCCESS BY 6

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MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS Our School Readiness Action Plan (SRAP) provides a strategic and data-driven roadmap to making sure our community, parents, caregivers and educators are ready and prepared to support the mental and physical health and development of our children. Our SRAP goals include ensuring that all children receive early and regular developmental screenings, have access to basic needs and mental health ... Read More >


Investing Early Matters

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Why focusing on the current and future workforce is imperative for the economic health of Austin and the long-term success of our ... Read More >


06.08.2018 | UNCATEGORIZED

Five Things Anthony Bourdain Can Teach Us…

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We are saddened by the loss of Chef Anthony Bourdain, a man who dedicated his life to bringing people together through food, ... Read More >



Lyft + United Way: A Nationwide and Local Collaboration to Meet Unmet Transportation Needs

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2-1-1 gets calls for a variety of needs, like a woman with breast cancer going through chemo. Fighting cancer is hard work, but ... Read More >


05.07.2018 | SUCCESS BY 6, VOLUNTEER

Comcast Cares Day 2018: Comcast Celebrates One Year in Austin At Mainspring Schools

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Sixty-eight Comcast team members showed up at Mainspring Schools’ bright and early last Saturday. Mainspring Schools is a long- ... Read More >

Forty volunteer reviewers evaluated agency proposals for alignment with UWATX strategic priorities for community impact and organizational capacity.

04.30.2018 | 2-GEN, SUCCESS BY 6

United Way for Greater Austin Awards 2018-2021 Community Investment Grants

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United Way for Greater Austin (UWATX) selected 26 Austin nonprofit agencies to be awarded a total of $1.466 million in grants to ... Read More >


03.05.2018 | UNCATEGORIZED

International Women’s Day: Celebrating the women of United Way

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International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of ... Read More >



12 Ways To Fight Poverty This Holiday

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The holidays are full of traditions from baking gingerbread cookies and drinking hot cocoa to curling up on the couch to enjoy a ... Read More >


11.22.2017 | EMPLOYEE GIVING

Each And Every Person Counts: H-E-B Wraps Up 2017 Campaign

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What are the fundamentals of fundraising? Just ask H-E-B! In the past five years, H-E-B has donated almost $6.5 million to the ... Read More >



A Different Kind Of First Responder: 2-1-1 Navigation Center Specialists

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It has been two months since Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas Coast, but recovery efforts are far from over. Since the storm touched ... Read More >

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