Category Archives: Success Stories

10.25.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6, SUCCESS STORIES, UNCATEGORIZED

GAVA Early Childhood Team Provides a New Refrigerator at Little Dudes Learning Center

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GAVA (Go Austin Vamos Austin!) is a resident-led health initiative working in Austin’s neighborhoods (78744 and 78745) with ... Read More >

 

09.26.2016 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6, SUCCESS STORIES, UNCATEGORIZED

Volunteer Spotlight: Beth Tracy, IBM

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United Way for Greater Austin (UWATX) and IBM have a deep partnership, and much of this is accredited to Beth Tracy, IBM Manager ... Read More >

 
United Way Austin financial literacy classes

03.22.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, FINANCIAL STABILITY, SUCCESS STORIES

UWATX Launches CommunityTHRIVE

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United Way for Greater Austin recently launched a new initiative within our Financial Stability work called CommunityTHRIVE. ... Read More >

 
Lisa Suarez UPS

01.27.2016 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, SUCCESS STORIES

Donor Champions United Way After Receiving Years of Support

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Lisa Suarez is the campaign leader for UPS, as well as a leadership giver and Women's Leadership Council member. While every donor ... Read More >

 
United Way 2015 impact

12.22.2015 | AUSTIN TRENDS, SUCCESS STORIES

UWATX 2015 Impact on Community

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Check out what United Way for Greater Austin was able to do for our community this year, all because of YOU--our donors, ... Read More >

 
Ascend at the Aspen Institute project on two-gen classes

11.17.2015 | FINANCIAL STABILITY, SUCCESS BY 6, SUCCESS STORIES

Two-Generation Pilot Project Shows ESL As Biggest Need

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Ascend is a policy program of The Aspen Institute, an educational and policy studies organization that aims to pass on economic ... Read More >

 
Kevin Rogel at HEB training

07.07.2015 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, SUCCESS STORIES

Success Story: Kevin Rogel

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What do you think of when you hear the word "philanthropist?" This year's theme for employee campaigns is to "put away your top ... Read More >

 
​Principal Góngora of Decker Middle School in Manor

03.19.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, SUCCESS STORIES, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Meet Principal Alejandro Góngora

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"On Time, On Task and On a Mission." These are the words that are displayed in the Decker Middle School hallway and echoed through ... Read More >

 
Manor community: Maldonado's

07.31.2014 | FINANCIAL STABILITY, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, NAVIGATION CENTER, SUCCESS BY 6, SUCCESS STORIES

Making Ends Meet in Manor

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Meet the Maldonado Family – they live in the Manor area in Austin, Far East on 290. Benito, Sr. and Leonor are parents to Benito, ... Read More >

 
UWATX focus: St. John's neighborhood

07.24.2014 | AMPLIFY AUSTIN, FINANCIAL STABILITY, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, NAVIGATION CENTER, SUCCESS BY 6, SUCCESS STORIES

It takes a lot to thrive as a working family

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This is the Salazar family - they live in the St. John’s neighborhood in Austin, near the intersection of I-35 and 183. Like many ... Read More >

 
 
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