List of 2014 “Sponsor a Family” Projects and Toy Drives


Need a reminder of the true meaning of the season? Here are more than a dozen opportunities to give gifts to fellow Austinites who truly need your help. Our annual list of “Sponsor a Family” and Toy Drives offers a variety of opportunities for families, companies, organizations and individuals. Browse the projects below and get…

“Life-changing” volunteer opportunity… doing taxes!


One of the best volunteering opportunities in Central Texas is enlisting now. Here’s how to get involved. Community Tax Centers, a program of Foundation Communities, is enrolling volunteers now for the 2015 tax season. What makes this volunteer opportunity so great? 1. It offers what can be considered as the “holy grail” of volunteering benefits:…

List of 2014 Thanksgiving Volunteer Opportunities

HEB Feast of Sharing photo by Arlen Nydam

The only thing that fills up faster than a Thanksgiving volunteer opportunity is a Wal-Mart on Black Friday. It gets that crazy. So while you might think we’re getting ahead of ourselves, offering you a list of places to volunteer for Thanksgiving in mid-October, know this: Lots of these slots are almost gone. So click-through…

Share the Love: Austin Nonprofit Wedding and Event Venues

The Rapoport Atrium at the Blanton Museum of Art (Photo by Matt Montalvo)

Austin is full of so many beautiful and inspiring wedding venues that it can be very difficult for a couple to find one that not only fits their budget, but reflects their personalities and values as well. Fortunately for charitable couples that want to have both a memorable and meaningful wedding, there are several fabulous…