Greater Austin Blog

04.25.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

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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 events throughout the year. We were honored to have her as a member of our Cheer Team at Ruthless Good: The Great Austin Scavenger Hunt on April 8. Not even her birthday could keep Cat from giving back and on May 5, she'll be part of our upcoming Spring Day of Caring, sponsored in ... 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 >



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 >


02.08.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

Volunteer Spotlight: Cecily Gordon

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Cecily Gordon volunteers with UWATX in many capacities and brings along a fantastic group of philanthropic and fun co-workers from ... Read More >


01.26.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

Hundreds of volunteers joined UWATX at our annual MLK Day of Service

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Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  On January 14, 2017, hundreds of volunteers ... Read More >


01.09.2017 | UNCATEGORIZED

HB4 impact in Central Texas and how you can help advocate for quality Pre-K

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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. ... Read More >



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 >



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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