Greater Austin Blog

08.30.2016 | UNCATEGORIZED

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It's that time of year again. The heat. Buying school clothes; buying school supplies. Preparing for the school year gets expensive quick. To prepare students (and parents) for the 2016-17 school year, volunteers from all over Austin came together at Webb Early College Prep Academy on Aug. 18 to assemble school supply kits, reorganize the school library, aid teachers in preparing their classrooms and landscape ... Read More >

Philanthropy Easy As 1-2-3

07.22.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, EMPLOYEE GIVING

Philanthropy As Easy As 1-2-3!

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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. ... 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 >

 
 
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