2013 List of School Supply Drives Around Austin

July 23, 2013

Back-to-School season has become one of the biggest shopping seasons, second only to the winter holidays. Sixty-seven percent of U.S. parents plan to spend more than $100 per child on back-to-school shopping this year, according Read More

How to Volunteer With Your Kids in 5 Steps

July 19, 2013

Yes, you can volunteer as a family in Austin! And I’m going to tell you how. First, understand what you’re up against. For most nonprofits, training and hosting volunteers can be more work than its Read More

“We Are Each Other’s Angels”

May 15, 2013

Austin-based singer/songwriter, musician and vocalist Sara Hickman contributed this “Why I Give” essay for a 2009 issue of GivingCity Austin. “When they weren’t playing bridge, my two Southern grandmothers spent their free time volunteering in Read More

How to do Amplify Austin today!

March 4, 2013

Want to be a part of Amplify Austin today and tomorrow, March 4-5? Here are some things to know. USING TWITTER: The hashtag for Amplify Austin is #AmplifyATX. Follow along or add this to your Read More

Andrew West is from the future

January 11, 2013

In the past few months, Andrew West has given me more advice than my mother has. Most of it better. Granted, they advise me on different things (Yes, Mom, I will get my hair colored Read More

Last-minute adopt-a-family opportunities!

December 11, 2012

Still looking for an Austin-area family to adopt in 2012? Here are some nonprofits that could still need you help with providing a nice holiday for an Austin family. Don’t forget to check out our Read More

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