Category Archives: Hands On Central Texas

Books

03.13.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, EMPLOYEE GIVING, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, TARGET GRADUATION Comments

Farmers Insurance Group Promotes Literacy in Dove Springs

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Recent studies reveal that approximately 53 percent of fourth graders report reading recreationally almost every day - but that ... Read More >

 
Texas Mutual Volunteers at Webb Middle School

02.24.2015 | AMPLIFY, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER Comments

Volunteers Make St. John’s Greater

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UWATX will focus on the St. John's neighborhood during this year's 24-hour session of community-wide giving through Amplify Austin ... Read More >

 
Valentine's Day Cards

02.09.2015 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6 Comments

Volunteers Spread Love to Local Teachers for Valentine’s Day

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According to the Greeting Card Association, 190 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged each year. Due in part to United Way ... Read More >

 
UWATX Community Tree Lighting

12.05.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, TARGET GRADUATION

Community Tree Lighting in St. John’s Makes Austin Brighter

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United Way for Greater Austin was pleased to host the inaugural Community Tree Lighting in St. John's on December 2, #Giving ... Read More >

 
Family Volunteer Day

11.24.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

Families Give Thanks, Volunteer Together

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Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner, and with it comes time for individuals and families to reflect on what they hold near ... Read More >

 

10.25.2014 | AMPLIFY, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, TARGET GRADUATION, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

UWATX Leads Projects That Make a Difference for Local Schools

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United Way for Greater Austin believes that anyone, regardless of their ability to make a financial contribution, can engage in ... Read More >

 
United Way for Greater Austin and the Austin-American Statesman

09.22.2014 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

Fall Day of Caring: A volunteer’s perspective

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Some might think that going out to work in a garden the day after torrential rains would be a not-so great idea. How much mud are ... Read More >

 
Year 1 of the YLS relaunch!

08.07.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, TARGET GRADUATION, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

What a difference a year makes

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A little over a year ago, a group of young professionals began meeting and discussing ways that we could make a positive change in ... Read More >

 
Young professionals teach students about STEM skills

07.23.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, TARGET GRADUATION, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Jesse Garcia on giving back: “I owe it to the community to pay it forward.”

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Yesterday, Young Leaders Society (YLS) members joined 75 low-income fifth, sixth and seventh grade students from our Manor Summer ... Read More >

 
YLSers make Austin greater for Summer Learning Day

07.16.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, TARGET GRADUATION, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Summer Learning Day:
Bridging the Access Gap

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On June 20, students at Decker Middle School had the opportunity to engage in service learning with the help of a few special ... Read More >

 
 
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