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

REPORT: Giving is Up Big-Time in 2014

December 27, 2014

Mark 2014 down as a great year for charitable giving, especially in Texas, according to one report. The Atlas of Giving report says that as of November 31, Americans donated about 9 percent more to Read More

3 Who Made Austin A Giving City in 2014

December 21, 2014

So much good in 2014! From Mobile Loaves & Fishes’ breaking ground with Community First! to St. David’s Foundation gift to help open a new mental health facility, Austin givers have also been movers and 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

Freescale Ups Its Investment in Texas STEM

December 16, 2014

Freescale helped establish the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon in 1991. Today, they sponsor it and use the funds raised to support future science and technology leaders. Freescale uses its sponsorship of the Austin Marathon, Read More