Greater Austin Blog

04.18.2016 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

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Rina Patel was first introduced to the United Way of Greater Austin more than 10 years ago through her position as the Wells Fargo area president for Mid-Central Texas. Upon moving to Austin in 2013, UWATX VP of Mission Advancement Dr. Leah Meunier, who then was in charge of managing our Women's Leadership Council (WLC), met with Rina to introduce her to the giving society. "I have remained a WLC member because ... Read More >

DaMara Alexander Farmers Insurance

04.14.2016 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS

Volunteer Spotlight: DaMara Alexander

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DaMara Alexander has participated in at least 14 volunteer projects with UWATX, adding up to more than 50 hours of service. She ... Read More >

 
Caroline Trang, VPL Volunteer an Frances Jordan, YLS Executive Member

04.13.2016 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Volunteer Spotlight: Caroline Trang and Frances Jordan

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Our middle school VPL program is full of outstanding volunteers! You may have read earlier this week about Cristian Dominguez from ... Read More >

 
Jon Le, volunteering at the UWATX MLK Day of Service

04.12.2016 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

Volunteer Spotlight: Jon Le, eBay

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For our National Volunteer Week series, today we're highlighting Jon Le. Jon is an outstanding and dedicated UWATX volunteer ... Read More >

 
Cristian Dominguez, Volunteer Project Leader

04.11.2016 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Volunteer Spotlight: Christian Dominguez

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In honor of National Volunteer Week, we are honoring UWATX's supportive volunteers, employee campaign leaders, giving society ... Read More >

 
GAVA Go Austin Vamos Austin childhood obesity

04.06.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, SUCCESS BY 6

GAVA! Initiatives Involve Residents in Improving Communities

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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 >

 
Financial Literacy Month

04.04.2016 | FINANCIAL STABILITY

April is Financial Literacy Month

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What does financial literacy mean to you? Is it knowing how to do your taxes, budgeting well enough to have extra spending money ... Read More >

 
E. Cesar Chavez St

03.31.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS

Who Was César Chávez?

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Photo by: Wikimedia Commons   From east César Chávez Street to the César Chávez neighborhood, Chávez's presence is obvious in ... Read More >

 
Ronald McDonald House Austin

03.29.2016 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Students Spend Spring Break Volunteering at Ronald McDonald House

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While some of their classmates laid on a beach or drove cross-country, some students from Webb Middle School chose to spend part ... Read More >

 
David C. Smith

03.28.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

UWATX Appoints David C. Smith As New CEO

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We are excited to announced that the UWATX Board of Directors has appointed David C. Smith, founder of Hill Country Ride for AIDS, ... Read More >

 
 
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