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 Read More
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Ask Amplify Credit Union why it encourages and even rewards its employees for their volunteer work. “It makes you consider that we’re part of something bigger than just one credit union,” says CEO Paul Trylko, Read More
Are you ready for Amplify Austin? If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve heard plenty about Amplify Austin, the online giving campaign produced by I Live Here, I Give Here with a goal of raising Read More
While Vicky Garza was covering crowd-funding, I stepped into social good and civic engagement sessions. It was too cold and rainy to leave the Convention Center, but that’s okay because there was plenty to see. Read More
It’s fascinating to me that critics of the Doritos/Lady Gaga event at SXSW believe that incorporating some kind of philanthropy would redeem the “crassness” of that event. (Which, by the way, it’s Doritos and Lady Read More
Foundation for the Homeless is partnering with a “very generous company out of California” to collect SXSW “swag” – T-shirts, sunglasses, hats, bags, school supply items and more – and give it to local homeless Read More