GivingCity Issue 1: Download it here!

October 1, 2008

Please feel free to send this link to a friend of colleague. Also, thanks for adding us to your media list – we’d love to hear more about your organization and cause. To download your Read More

Sept 3:Tweet-Up hits Food Bank next!

August 19, 2008

Those same crazy folks who brought you the Tweet-up Blood Drive are now taking aim at the Capital Area Food Bank. They’re calling it the HAM-Up Tweet-Up, which actually does mean something. Wait for it… Read More

Michael wants to give away $78 million

August 11, 2008

A series of very worthwhile posts going on in the Freakonomics blog at nytimes.com…. a philanthropy consultant is trying to teach Michael, a born-and-raised multi-millionaire, what poverty is. In this post, Michael is paired with Curtis, a Read More

How to help food banks right now

July 12, 2008

When the going gets tough, the poor are hit first, as reported by this week’s Statesman story and last November’s NYT story. From the Statesman: “The Capital Area Food Bank, which distributes food to some 350 Read More

Who’s hungry in Austin?

January 31, 2008

What does it mean to be poor in Central Texas? Often it means being hungry. Yes, there are a number of free meal providers for poor people in and around Austin, but just preparing and Read More

Food drive! Beyond the can

December 31, 2007

First off, thanks for that can of cream of chicken. And the jar of pimentos always helps. Really! But there are lots of other things in your pantry – or things you can throw in Read More

1000 bags of Thanksgiving groceries

November 19, 2007

One of the stories we have planned for the first issue of GoodCause is about Thanksgiving volunteering. Thanksgiving kicks off the season of giving, after all, and there are lots of opportunities around town to Read More

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