Category Archives: Hands On Central Texas

Spring Day of Caring 2014

04.12.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS Comments

Three months of volunteering in ONE day

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Yesterday, more than 700 volunteers joined us for Spring Day of Caring - a citywide call for volunteers managed by our Hands On ... Read More >

 
VPL students at Webb Middle School

03.20.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS STORIES, TARGET GRADUATION, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY Comments

A middle school perspective on leadership

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On the surface, these students look like any other boys in the St. John's neighborhood - Jose is a Webb Middle School student who ... Read More >

 
Volunteers resting during a project

03.13.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS Comments

18 years of volunteering in 2013

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Each your, our Hands On Central Texas program helps thousands of volunteers to give their time and invest in our community. In ... Read More >

 
YLS members & recruits get involved at Decker!

03.12.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, TARGET GRADUATION, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY Comments

YLS & student leaders expand the Decker Middle School Garden!

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Last month, a small group of volunteers gathered at Decker Middle School to work on the community garden.  We were current YLS ... Read More >

 
Volunteers gather for MLK Day of Service

01.20.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER Comments

15th Annual MLK Day of Service honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Last Saturday, January 18, State Rep. Dawnna Dukes (D-Austin) held the 15th Annual MLK Day of Service to honor the life and legacy ... Read More >

 
YLS comes together to plant trees

11.20.2013 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, TARGET GRADUATION, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Volunteering brings young leaders together (& so does tailgating)

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Since the Young Leaders Society relaunched earlier this year, volunteering has been a significant focus for our group. It brings ... Read More >

 
Onion Creek flooding map

11.19.2013 | DISASTER RESPONSE, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS

My volunteer experience: finding a sense of community in a city of thousands

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Being from a small town in west Texas, the only flooding I’ve experienced was a hot summer day when the neighbor’s above ground ... Read More >

 
Donations needed for flood relief

11.01.2013 | DISASTER RESPONSE, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, NAVIGATION CENTER Comments

Donations needed for long-term flood relief efforts

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One-time donation of $10 will be added to your mobile phone bill. Msg & data rates may apply. Available on Verizon Wireless, ... Read More >

 
Hands On Central Texas gets a makeover!

10.08.2013 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS

Hands On Central Texas gets a makeover!

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We strongly believe that donating your time is a valuable gift to our community - which is why we run Austin’s largest volunteer ... Read More >

 
UWATX: What we do

10.03.2013 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITY, GIVING SOCIETIES, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, NAVIGATION CENTER, SUCCESS BY 6, TARGET GRADUATION, WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

UWATX: What We Do

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United Way for Greater Austin has been in this community since 1924 - committed to making Austin greater by building philanthropy ... Read More >