Category Archives: Hands On Central Texas

MLK Day of Service art

01.19.2016 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

300+ Volunteered on MLK Day of Service

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MLK Day of Service is a national initiative to strengthen communities, bridge barriers between different groups of people, create ... Read More >

 
Volunteer as a mentor in Austin

01.12.2016 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Become a Mentor For a Local Student

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January is National Mentoring Month. Middle School Matters recognizes that each student is different and therefore has individual ... Read More >

 
MLK Sign

01.06.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

Volunteers Needed for MLK Day of Service

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day is soon approaching, and we are inviting all community members to join us for our 17th Annual MLK Day ... Read More >

 
Webb Middle School holiday tree lighting

12.07.2015 | AUSTIN TRENDS, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

UWATX Hosts 2nd Annual Community Tree Lighting

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We held our 2nd Annual Community Tree Lighting event for the St. John's community on Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2015. Webb Middle ... Read More >

 
Mendez Thanksgiving community meal

11.30.2015 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Mendez Students Give Thanks By Sharing a Meal with Their Community

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Mendez Middle School students held their second annual Thanksgiving Family Night on November 20th. Mendez's free afterschool ... Read More >

 
Family Volunteer Day

11.30.2015 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

Teaching Children to Give During the Holidays

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It’s that time of the year again, a time when stores are filled with shoppers prepping for various holiday festivities. The ... Read More >

 
Fall Day of Caring 2015

09.14.2015 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

Fall Day of Caring 2015

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Our annual Fall Day of Caring took place last week on September 11th, in conjunction with the National Day of Service and ... Read More >

 
Mark Capehart, Kerbey Lane Cafe

08.26.2015 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

Volunteer Feature: Mark Capehart, Kerbey Lane Cafe

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Kerbey Lane Cafe puts smiles on people’s faces every day with their iconic delicious pancakes, but that’s not the only way they ... Read More >

 
Mendez Middle School summer camp

08.03.2015 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Mendez Summer Program Served 60 Students

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This summer, students from Mendez Middle School pitched tents, made films, dissected frogs and went on service field trips to ... Read More >

 
VPL kids receiving awards at Alamo Drafthouse

05.28.2015 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

UWATX Celebrates VPL Students With Documentary Screening

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Students and staff from Webb, Decker and Mendez Middle Schools joined Young Leaders Society members at the Alamo Drafthouse last ... Read More >

 
 
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