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Hands On Central Texas launches United We Serve – Austin

Join us for United We Serve – Austin!



President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have announced a nationwide service initiative, United We Serve, spanning 81 days, culminating with a National Day of Service and Remembrance on September 11. These 81 days will be the beginning of a sustained, collaborative, and focused effort to meet community needs and make service a way of life for all Americans.

These 81 days will be the beginning of a sustained, collaborative, and focused effort to meet community needs and make service a way of life for all Americans.

Hands On Central Texas & United Way Capital Area, in partnership with the OneStar Foundation, UT Volunteer & Service Learning Center, Keep Austin Beautiful, Communities in Schools of Central Texas, College Forward, UCP Texas & Texas Campus Compact are answering the President’s call to service with United We Serve – Austin!

In these tough economic times, we’re facing increasing demands for services, and we need volunteers to help fill this growing need, now more than ever. We are pleased to participate in United We Serve and thank the President for making this call to service this summer and beyond.

You can answer the call too. Sign up for volunteer projects & opportunities, organize and lead projects in your neighborhood, attend our Volunteer Leader trainings, 1 Hour for Kids information sessions, Hands On Innovation Workshops or volunteer for Day of Caring on September 11 to close off the United We Serve – Austin campaign.

To answer the call or to find out more about United We Serve – Austin, go to www.handsoncentraltexas.org.

United We Serve – Austin activities include

  • Volunteer Projects: Cleaning Lady Bird Lake, School revitalizing, Gardening & landscaping, Mentoring & Tutoring, & over 30 projects on UWs Day of Caring on September 11
  • Volunteer Leader Training – Equipping citizens to lead and organize neighborhood volunteer projects
  • Information Sessions: 1 Hour for Kids – The most important hour you’ll spend all week
  • Hands On Innovation Workshops: Community Engagement Toolbox and Social Innovation: Creating innovative partnerships with businesses and nonprofits


Si Se Puede!

Mando

Director, Community Engagement

Hands On Central Texas – United Way Capital Area



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