Greater Austin Blog

01.09.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

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As the 2017 Texas Legislature is about to begin, UWATX is focusing efforts on advocating on behalf of children and their families. Pre-K has been an important issue area during past legislative sessions, and is poised to be an important issue area during this session. During the 2015 legislative session, the 84th Texas Legislature passed House Bill 4 (HB4) as part of Governor Greg Abbotts’ emergency early ... Read More >

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12.27.2016 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6

Play To Learn: Filling Gaps in the Digital Divide

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United Way for Greater Austin (UWATX) is committed to developing innovative programs that enable low income families to have ... Read More >

 
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12.06.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, SUCCESS BY 6, UNCATEGORIZED

United Way for Greater Austin Awards $120,000 to Fund 2-Generation Programming in Austin, TX.

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On November 17, 2016, five Austin non-profit agencies were awarded grants to fund initiatives created to propel 2-Generation ... Read More >

 
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12.01.2016 | UNCATEGORIZED

You Have the Power to Make Change for a Neighbor in Need this Holiday Season.

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We all love this community we call home, but what if I told you that you have the power to Make Austin Greater? This Holiday ... Read More >

 
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10.25.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6, SUCCESS STORIES, UNCATEGORIZED

GAVA Early Childhood Team Provides a New Refrigerator at Little Dudes Learning Center

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GAVA (Go Austin Vamos Austin!) is a resident-led health initiative working in Austin’s neighborhoods (78744 and 78745) with ... Read More >

 
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10.14.2016 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation and One of our Own

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Hands On Central Texas (HOCT) at United Way for Greater Austin coordinates corporate volunteer activities as team-building ... Read More >

 
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10.05.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

All Hands on Deck at Fall Day of Caring

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Each fall, United Way for Greater Austin (UWATX) welcomes corporate volunteer teams and individuals from the community to ... Read More >

 
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09.26.2016 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6, SUCCESS STORIES, UNCATEGORIZED

Volunteer Spotlight: Beth Tracy, IBM

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United Way for Greater Austin (UWATX) and IBM have a deep partnership, and much of this is accredited to Beth Tracy, IBM Manager ... Read More >

 
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09.15.2016 | MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6

Now Accepting Proposals

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United Way for Greater Austin seeks to award up to $90,000, divided evenly into three awards of $30,000, to three qualified ... Read More >

 
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09.13.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6, UNCATEGORIZED

2016 Early Care and Education Survey Results

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Today, we’re proud to release the results of the 2016 Early Care and Education Survey – a look at trends across the early care ... Read More >

 
 
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