Greater Austin Blog

08.01.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

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Austin is the greatest city to live in on earth, isn’t it? I’ve loved this city since moving here over twenty four years ago, but the Austin you and I love, and the one at the top of many “best of” lists is not the same reality for our residents who are living in poverty. Earlier this year, United Way for Greater Austin  (UWATX) completed a strategic planning process led by an amazing team from Boston Consulting ... Read More >

06.20.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

YLS Member Spotlights

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United Way for Greater Austin’s Young Leaders Society (YLS) is a diverse network of young professionals under the age of 40 who ... Read More >

 

05.31.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

Partner Spotlight: Foundation Communities’ Free Tax Help Returns $33.8M to Hard-Working Families

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While Austin is a city brimming with opportunities, many families find simply affording our city a growing challenge, this is ... Read More >

 

05.22.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

Volunteer Spotlight: Jimmy, Jenny & Cristian

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On Wednesday, May 17, United Way for Greater Austin celebrated the contributions of students in UWATX’s Youth Engaged in Service ... Read More >

 

05.08.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

Día de los Niños 2017

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As part of Project HOPES, our Success By 6 Outreach Coordinator, Marilyn Manzo, led the second annual Día de los Niños event in ... Read More >

 

05.05.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

Celebrating Kerbey Lane Cafe

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Kerbey Lane Cafe just wrapped up their fourth employee giving campaign and, thanks to their incredible team, it was huge ... Read More >

 

04.27.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Velarde

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Mary Velarde is a Literacy Coach with United Way’s Success by 6 programming.  In the Literacy Coaching Project, Classroom Coaches ... Read More >

 

04.26.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

Volunteer Spotlight: Karli Isiyel

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Karli Isiyel is the Creative Director at Kerbey Lane Cafe, and a stupendous volunteer and partner of United Way for Greater ... Read More >

 

04.25.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

Volunteer Spotlight: Cat Duong

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Cat Duong is a fantastic volunteer leader from H-E-B and a great partner of United Way for Greater Austin in many of our volunteer ... Read More >

 

04.24.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

Volunteer Spotlight: Ahmad-Rauf Hardy

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Ahmad-Rauf Hardy is a full-time volunteer in United Way for Greater Austin’s Literacy Coaching Project. He works directly with ... Read More >

 
 
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