Greater Austin Blog

12.01.2016 | UNCATEGORIZED

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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 Season, Make Austin Greater with a gift to the United Way for Greater Austin. Your gift to UWATX has the power to dramatically change our community for the better: Your gift can make sure every child is ready for kindergarten through our Success By 6 program;                Your gift ... Read More >

10.25.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6, 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 >

 

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 >

 

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 >

 

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 >

 

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 >

 

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 >

 

09.09.2016 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6, UNCATEGORIZED

Kerbey Lane Café Beautifies Open Door Preschool East

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Did you know that the average annual cost of high quality early childhood care is nearly $10,000? Imagine a family that is already ... Read More >

 

08.30.2016 | UNCATEGORIZED

Volunteer Spotlight: Peggy Wilson, Texas Mutual Insurance Company

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It's that time of year again. The heat. Buying school clothes; buying school supplies. Preparing for the school year gets ... Read More >

 
Philanthropy Easy As 1-2-3

07.22.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, EMPLOYEE GIVING

Philanthropy As Easy As 1-2-3!

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Each year, we adopt a new campaign theme to inspire employees to give a little bit out of each paycheck to change their community. ... Read More >

 
 
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