Greater Austin Blog

09.11.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

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“The number one way that we can address these long-term challenges of poverty, of education, is to invest in early childhood education.” – Julian Castro, Former United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development In 2012, United Way for Greater Austin brought early childhood advocates, experts, parents, service providers and business leaders together to transform the early childhood system in Travis County ... Read More >

09.07.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

UWATX receives $50,000 from Tokyo Electron for Hurricane Recovery Fund

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United Way for Greater Austin (UWATX) announces a $50,000 matching donation from Tokyo Electron (TEL) in support of UWATX’s ... Read More >

 

08.01.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

Investing in impact

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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 ... 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 >

 
 
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