AUG 29: What else would you expect from a fundraising event from Forklift?

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A dance party, of course. Because dance works. Forklift Danceworks should know.The Austin dance company has become famous for bringing people together, empowering them through creativity and movement, and making a difference in individual lives and the whole community. An informational video on their site closes with the words: “Art is for everyone.” It’s true,…

FUNDRAISING: How Becoming Star-Lord can raise more money

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“But we’re not going to stand by as evil wipes out the galaxy. I guess we’re stuck together, partners.”  — Star-Lord Not everyone has what it takes to become Star-Lord, the hero of the Guardians of the Galaxy movie, but when Liam Kozma signed up for its CASA Superhero Run on September 13, he saw…

PHILANTHROPY: Austin’s unlikely hero-site, Chive Charities

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“There’s a heart to The Chive,” says Brian Mercedes, executive director of Chive Charities. Scroll through The Chive on any given day and you’re bound to see cute animals stirring up trouble, women in bikinis, and sitcom quote and Twitter hashtag slideshows. But dig a little deeper into the site and you’ll also find Chive…