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High school students in the Austin Youth River Watch program test water quality along Boggy Creek/ Lower-income children have higher obesity rates and higher high-school drop-out rates. In Central Texas,…

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Get involved with kids in nature

High school students in the Austin Youth River Watch program test water quality along Boggy Creek/

Lower-income children have higher obesity rates and higher high-school drop-out rates. In Central Texas, a mapping project by Children’s Optimal Health showed that obesity rates among kids were higher in neighborhoods east of I-35 and north of HWY 183, such as the Dove Springs and St. John neighborhoods. And according to a study of data…

AUG 31: Sample the performing arts in Austin for free

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Maybe you’re not an arts person, but here’s why you should be: 1. Nonprofit arts and culture are a significant industry in the City of Austin, one that generates $236 million in total economic activity.* 2. This spending—$137.2 million by nonprofit arts and culture organizations and an additional $99 million in event-related spending by their…

AUG 13: Save $30 on Social Media for Nonprofits Event

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One full day of social media – questions answered, concerns addressed, insights shared, brains picked clean. That’s the promise of Social Media for Nonprofits (SM4NP), August 13, from 8 am to 5 pm, at the ACC Eastview Campus. RESERVE YOUR SPOT: Save $30 with “Give” discount code when you register now These days, no one…

2014 List of School Supply Drives Around Austin

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Considering a school supply drive? There are four important things to keep in mind before you go out and fill your basket with glue sticks! 1. Monetary donations are better than donations of actual school supplies. Many of these organizations like For The Children can purchase supplied in bulk so your donation of $40 will…

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