NEW! GivingCity Austin #10 Now Available

January 10, 2012

Thanks to our sponsors:            The new issue is ready. Click below or on the cover to start reading it now. INSIDE THIS ISSUE: “Where Did The Money Go?” If millions of dollars were raised Read More

SAT NOV 19: ECHO Family Carnival – Go!

November 18, 2011

The Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO) is pleased to invite all Austin-area families to the final event in the Austin 2011 Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, the ECHO Family Festival. The ECHO Family Festival will take place Read More

On why we do this

March 3, 2011

Before GivingCity came to the Austin Community Foundation, we produced a lot of content for a lot of other people. One of our favorite things to work on was and is 12 Baskets Magazine for Read More

We’re on The Huffington Post!

December 6, 2010

So grateful to Andrew Shapter for making us the subject of his latest blog post for The Huffington Post. See it here: “Need Inspiration to Give? Read Stories, Not Statistics.” In that post, he writes Read More

Advice for ending homelessness

November 15, 2010

The latest issue of 12 Baskets Magazine has some heartbreaking stories, I think. You’ve got to read the one about Rain. (That’s her, left.) She’s a homeless girl who lives on the streets of Austin Read More

Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

November 5, 2010

Austin’s Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is almost upon us; it takes place November 13-19. Awareness days/weeks/months are interesting things: as Austinites, we’re all pretty aware that homelessness exists – we see it every day. Read More

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