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The missing step in getting Austin to give?

October 22, 2007

I’m glad Andrea Ball wrote today about Austin’s lagging charitable donations. What’s the takeaway from a story like that? I hope readers don’t just throw up their hands in rhetorical “What’s to be done?” defeat. Read More

How cool is Operation Turkey?

October 3, 2007

Operation Turkey is one of those philanthropic organization that can inspire the rest of us to forget our inhibitions and do something obvious to help someone else. I first read about Operation Turkey in June. Read More

GoodCause Logo: What do you think?

September 28, 2007

Nice, huh? Positive. Clean. Modern. Torquil did this, of course. He’s got this whole idea of how the covers should look, but … we don’t want to give everything away. But it helps us visualize Read More

Coffee with Patsy Woods Martin

September 28, 2007

One big thing I forgot to mention in my last post was that after reading that article in ABJ, I called up the executive director of the campaign to ask for a meeting. Ballsy, huh? Read More

Mando Rayo is a punk rocker

May 26, 2007

Mando Rayo, of Hands On Central Texas for United Way, was kind enough to meet me for lunch this past week at Vivo! on Manor Road. Apparently it’s a regular spot for him. “I was Read More


May 18, 2007

We’d like to introduce GivingCity Austin Magazine, the guide to doing good in Austin.

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