You Make Austin Ruthlessly Good

On Saturday, hundreds of Austinites took to the streets of Austin in the name of fun and fighting poverty. Our third annual Ruthless Good scavenger hunt was the best one yet. Altogether, the event raised nearly $15k! United Way for Greater Austin believes that everyone deserves to enjoy the promise of Austin, which is why we rally our community to help all our citizens reach their full potential.

We want to say a HUGE thank you to our top fundraisers:

  1. Kenneth Warner, Kendra Scott
  2. Kristin Guy, Liberty Hillbillies
  3. Brent Gillentine, The Mongolian Dandelions

And to our top fundraising teams:

  1. Velocity Credit Union
  2. Kendra Scott
  3. Outside the Law

We also want to thank our amazing sponsors:

Our Presenting Sponsor: Texas Mutual

Our Uniting Sponsor: JPMorgan Chase

Our Convening Sponsor: Long Motors

Our Partner Sponsors: 3M, Humana, and UPS

And our In-Kind Sponsors: Taco Ranch, InLieu, Yoga Pod, Austin Detours, Amy’s Ice Cream, and Big Swig

A giant and heartfelt thank you to our rockstar Ruthless Good Ambassadors:

  • Jeremiah Bentley, Co-Chair, Texas Mutual
  • Yvette Ruiz, Co-chair, JPMorgan Chase
  • Alex Amaya, Deloitte
  • Jalan Andrews, Oracle
  • Raul Barreto, Facebook
  • Britney Box, Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Kathy Chou, Samsung
  • Kate Davy, Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody
  • Chris Eddy, Blipic
  • Brandi Flores, Humana
  • Holley Ford, Humana
  • Darryl Giden, Enterprise
  • Chad Hardy, Wells Fargo
  • Mark Huff, H-E-B
  • Christina Hughes, Diligent Robotics
  • Hamzah Khataw, Encotech
  • Daniele Kimes, Blipic
  • Andres Lemos, NXP
  • Patrick Mercer, Frost Bank
  • Gloria Perez, HomeAway
  • Nico Ramsey, Velocity Credit Union
  • Lacy Roesler, Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Lauren Rytterager-Nickel, Humana
  • Corisa Smith, IBM
  • Suvidha Srinivasan, Ernst & Young

Attacking poverty ruthlessly is the only way we know how. We sincerely thank all of our participants and donors for supporting our work through this unique event. Stay tuned for information about next year’s Ruthless Good Scavenger Hunt benefiting United Way for Greater Austin!

See photos from the event here and view the correct answers here.

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