Social good in action. We cover fundraising events, conferences, meetings and the most important IRL opportunities for cause-minded Austinites.

Who knew this was Austin?

January 24, 2008

Ignacio Cruz, Shannon Sandrea, and Kristin West at the MLK Day of Service Who knew Austin looked like this? I’m specifically speaking about the attendees of this past weekend’s MLK Day of Service event, produced Read More

Why do we still “party for a good cause?”

January 2, 2008

¬†January 2007 Austin Monthly Just wanted to point you to the January issue of Austin Monthly (cover story: “Top Dentists), which includes an extensive list of fundraising events for the entire year. I imagine it Read More

Bad to the bone? Try data entry

December 6, 2007

I’m not going to lie to you. I’m just not that good of a writer, at least not one who can make this volunteer job seem interesting. You’ve heard or Special Olympics, right? Pretty rewarding Read More

Hands On, Greenlights, more this week

December 4, 2007

Had a useful, provocative, and fun lunch with Mando Rayo of Hands On Central Texas last week. As usual, he’s given me much to think about. Lots of new leads to follow and new ideas Read More

Picture yourself on a nonprofit board

November 9, 2007

Wednesday night, Greenlights hosted its fourth “Board Summit,” which is not as descriptive a title as it could be considering it’s not a summit of nonprofit boards but rather more like a “board fair” in Read More

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