Greater Austin Blog

05.22.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

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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 (YES!) program at Webb Early College Prep Academy. The YES! program has been an opportunity for students to learn about philanthropy and volunteerism while exploring careers throughout the Austin community.  Students have gone on field trips to local companies and non-profits and have ... 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 >

 

03.30.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

Volunteer Spotlight: Jeff Eads

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Jeff Eads, of Public Consulting Group - title sponsor of Ruthless Good: The Great Austin Scavenger Hunt, is currently serving on ... Read More >

 

03.23.2017 | AUSTIN TRENDS, UNCATEGORIZED

Ruthless Good, a scavenger hunt with social justice and equity in its sights

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On April 8, Ruthless Good: The Great Austin Scavenger Hunt will dispatch dozens of teams from the Long Center to crack clues, ... Read More >

 

03.01.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

2-Gen Network Focuses on Economic Mobility for Next Generation & Parents Too

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Austin faces challenges in creating a community where all children and families have the opportunity to succeed. Social mobility ... Read More >

 
 
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