Category Archives: Hands On Central Texas

United Way for Greater Austin and the Austin-American Statesman

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

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 Comments

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 Comments

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 Comments

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 >

 
Kerbey Lane makes Austin greater

07.09.2014 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS Comments

Partner Profile: Kerbey Lane Cafe

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Name: Kerbey Lane CafePartner for: 1.5 yearsPartner for: Employee Campaign, Hands On Central Texas Our relationship: Giving back ... Read More >

 
We all have an obligation to make Austin greater

07.05.2014 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, TARGET GRADUATION, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY Comments

We have an obligation to make Austin greater

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Like many people, my original exposure to United Way was through an Employee Giving Campaign - when a speaker from one of United ... Read More >

 
Kerbey Lane makes Austin greater

06.25.2014 | 90TH ANNIVESARY, EMPLOYEE GIVING, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS

9 local businesses making Austin greater

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As part of our 90-day celebration of UWATX’s 90th anniversary, we’re working on 10 lists of 9 highlighting influential and ... Read More >

 
9 volunteers who make Austin greater

06.14.2014 | 90TH ANNIVESARY, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

9 volunteers making Austin greater

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As part of our 90-day celebration of UWATX’s 90th anniversary, we’re working on 10 lists of 9 highlighting influential and ... Read More >

 
UWATX Summer Program - Manor

06.09.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, TARGET GRADUATION, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

75+ students in Manor ISD are getting a quality summer program!

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Today, we launched a two-year pilot initiative: a summer program at Decker Middle School designed to provide more than 75 ... Read More >

 
Volunteer project leaders make Austin greater

05.27.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, TARGET GRADUATION, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Middle school students gave 865 hours to low-income neighborhoods

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Today, we proudly celebrated the end of another successful school year by watching more than 40 local middle school students ... Read More >