Category Archives: Hands On Central Texas

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 >

 

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 >

 
JE Dunn sponsors Spring Day of Caring

04.27.2015 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

Partner Spotlight: JE Dunn Construction

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JE Dunn Construction not only helped sponsor our Spring Day of Caring this year; employees also volunteered at El Buen Pastor ... Read More >

 
JE Dunn at Spring Day of Caring

04.22.2015 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS

Another Spring Day of Caring Complete!

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Although it was a bit gloomy out this past Friday, hundreds of volunteers from local Austin companies forged ahead in community ... Read More >

 
National Volunteer Week

04.22.2015 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS

National Volunteer Week 2015

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April 12th through April 18th is National Volunteer Week. We wanted to take this week to thank all of our volunteers (that's YOU!) ... Read More >

 
YLS at Mendez Middle School

04.22.2015 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

VPL Students and YLS Build Skate Ramp at Mendez Middle School

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Young Leaders Society members and VPL students from Mendez Middle School, one of three campuses we support through our Target ... Read More >

 
 
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