The best volunteer opportunities plus how to be a better volunteer, highlighting role models, innovation and best practices.
Feeling like it’s time to do something big? Something that really makes a difference in the community? Take a look below at some of our most popular how-to volunteer stories. It’s telling that most of Read More
We’re all thinking the same thing right now: How can we be more prepared the next time a disaster hits? Immediately after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in late August, anyone not directly impacted by the Read More
Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) is encouraging and empowering the community to get involved today to support our fellow Texans in dire need of our help! There are several ways the community can act now Read More
Harvey has impacted one-quarter of the Texas population. Give freely and give quickly, but first, a few things to note about how to make your gift have the most impact: 1. Monetary donations are the Read More
Savers, a chain of thrift stories that carries clothing, household goods, books and more, is upping its donation-services in Austin, and Jennifer Smith wants more nonprofits and organizations to take advantage of this easy fundraiser. Read More
We are not inherently selfish beings. In fact, our brains are hard-wired for generosity. Science has proven the philosophers and faith-leaders correct: Giving, volunteering and sharing make us happy, more so than acquiring wealth or Read More
Children and young people benefit immensely for every positive adult role model in their lives. But not all Austin-area children know adults beyond their busy parent or a teacher. Too many kids can’t imagine a Read More