Greater Austin Blog

09.15.2016 | MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6

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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 community organizations to deliver effective programs and services that assist parents and children together, increasing their family stability and self-sufficiency. Since 1924, United Way for Greater Austin  has worked locally to build philanthropy and support programs that break the cycle ... 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 >

 
Austin Broadway Bank Volunteers

07.20.2016 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Volunteer Spotlight: Jackie Oliver, Broadway Bank

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With the start of school less than a month out, UWATX’s volunteer arm, Hands On Central Texas, is already planning the Back to ... Read More >

 
Any Baby Can Austin

07.19.2016 | MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6

Partner Spotlight: Any Baby Can

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Photo: Any Baby Can United Way for Greater Austin believes collaboration is essential to tackling our community’s largest ... Read More >

 
Spanish Financial Education

07.08.2016 | FINANCIAL STABILITY

CommunityTHRIVE Offers Spanish Courses

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Just a few months ago, United Way for Greater Austin announced the launch of a new initiative within our Financial Stability work ... Read More >

 
Employee Campaign Leaders

07.05.2016 | EMPLOYEE GIVING

Ask An ECL

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United Way for Greater Austin's 2016 campaign season is just beginning, and we're excited to work with more than 200 companies ... Read More >

 
Two-generation nonprofit program

06.27.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, FINANCIAL STABILITY, SUCCESS BY 6

Two-Gen Programs Aim to Break Cycle of Poverty

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At United Way for Greater Austin, we focus on wrapping our arms around entire families and fighting the root causes of poverty. A ... Read More >

 
 
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