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

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GAVA (Go Austin Vamos Austin!) is a resident-led health initiative working in Austin’s neighborhoods (78744 and 78745) with highest incidence of childhood obesity to promote family wellness, increase physical activity and improve nutrition and access to healthy food. The initiative works in different areas, called sectors, to address the key factors impacting childhood obesity: parks, schools, food ... 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 >

 
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 >

 
 

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