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Austin social worker takes national honor

February 6, 2015

Communities In Schools works from a simple premise: That every kid needs to know there’s an adult who cares about them. Many of the students served by CIS face obstacles like homelessness, abuse, neglect, violence, Read More

JAN 8: Get inspired by Austin businesses

December 30, 2014

When was the last time you attended a business luncheon with speeches that brought tears to your eyes? Last year’s Austin Gives luncheon honoring local business philanthropists surprised many with its inspiring and emotional stories Read More

Record Fundraising for Pre-Schoolers

December 16, 2014

Austin kids love helping others. Here’s more proof. The students, staff and families from three Austin preschools – Primrose Schools of Shady Hollow,  Southwest Austin and Bee Cave – raised more than $23,800 for charity. Read More

Best Shop-for-Good Events in Austin

November 16, 2014

The great news is that there are more ways than ever to shop online and have a portion of your purchase go to the charity of your choice. Amazon’s Smile program and local start-up Give Read More

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