Greater Austin Blog

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

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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 School Volunteer Day at Webb Early College Prep Academy. Volunteers will come together on August 18th to help teachers prepare their classrooms for the year, beautify the campus and distribute donated school supplies to different programs and areas of the school. One of our dedicated ... 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 >

 
Summer Health Tips for the Family

06.24.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS

Summer Health Tips

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Summer time usually means staying by the poolside, barbecues and other outdoor festivities, but with that comes sun exposure, ... Read More >

 
Play To Learn early childhood Austin

06.22.2016 | MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6

Spring Play To Learn Classes Graduate

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As our Play To Learn program runs on a school year schedule, we just wrapped up our spring semester and are launching our summer ... Read More >

 
MSM Summer Program Field Trip

06.20.2016 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Summer Camp Kicks Off

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This summer, United Way For Greater Austin is funding a six-week blended enrichment program for middle school students in Manor. ... Read More >

 
Laughing Family

06.15.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS

Vacationing on a Budget

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Whether you have toddlers or teens, cabin fever may be starting to set with week two of the kids being at home for the summer. ... Read More >

 
Heather Brunner WP Engine

06.13.2016 | BOARD OF DIRECTORS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

Guest Post: “Aspiring to Lead. Committed to Give Back.”

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Heather Brunner has served on the UWATX Board of Directors for seven years, and as a volunteer for seventeen years. As she wraps ... Read More >

 
 
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