Thank You Austin!

At United Way for Greater Austin, our mission is to inspire, lead and unite an eclectic community of philanthropists including individuals, nonprofits, businesses and government to overcome barriers to economic opportunities and ensure Greater Austin continues to thrive.

To help fulfill this mission, we offer our donors the opportunity to designate a portion or all of their donation to any nonprofit of their choice.

Below is a TOP 50 list of local organizations our donors designated a portion or all of their donation to in our 2012 Campaign Year. In total, during the 2012 Campaign Year, we raised $16 MILLION for 1,712 nonprofit organizations!

So, THANK YOU Austin! Because of each and every one of our donors and supporters, Central Texas is becoming a better place to live for ALL of us.

For a complete list of the organizations that receive donations through UWATX, please visit


AGE of Central Texas

AIDS Services of Austin

American Cancer Society Austin Metro Market

American Red Cross of Central Texas

American YouthWorks

Animal Trustees of Austin

Any Baby Can*

Austin Children’s Shelter

Austin Community College Foundation

Austin Habitat for Humanity

Austin Parks Foundation

Austin Pets Alive

Austin Recovery*

Bannockburn Baptist Church

Bastrop County Emergency Food Pantry

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas*


Boy Scouts of America Capital Area Council

Boys and Girls Clubs of Austin and Travis County*


Breast Cancer Resource Center of Austin

Capital Area Food Bank

Caritas of Austin

CASA of Central Texas

CASA of Travis County

Catholic Charities of Central Texas

Center for Child Protection Travis County*

Central Texas SPCA

Communities in Schools*

Earth Share of Texas


Family Eldercare

Gateway Community Church

Holy Word Lutheran Church

Hospice Austin

Human Society of Austin & Travis County


Manos de Cristo

Meals on Wheels and More

Out Youth Austin

People’s Community Clinic

Planned Parenthood of Austin


St. Martins Evangelical Lutheran Church

Texas Baptist Children’s Home

Texas Hearing and Service Dogs

The Austin Stone Community Church

The Salvation Army

University of Texas Staff Emergency Fund

Volunteer Legal Services

Westlake Bible Church

* In addition to designations, these organizations receive UWATX grant funding.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *