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FOLLOW @BDOEROCKS The Flatwater Foundation's Mission Statement is simple: The Flatwater Foundation is a dedicated to providing those diagnosed with cancer, their families and loved ones access to mental health therapy and family support. This includes access to both traditional...
When I first heard of Keep Austin Fed , and how they pick up and deliver surplus food to Austinites who need it, I thought to myself, why doesn't everybody do this?!? Now I hear they're collecting over 40,000 pounds of food a month and need more volunteers to help keep up with...
Since 1975 the Texas Humane Legislation Network has been working hard to protect animals in the state of Texas. Stacy Sutton Kerby, THLN Government Liaison, stopped by Local Insights to share the success stories from the past legislative session, and let you know how you can...
Did you know the world’s first organization providing year round sports and activities for children with disabilities and their families is in Central Texas? Co-founder of CTX Ability Sports , John Lorek, shares the story of why he thought an organization like this was needed,...
Stephen, Co-Chair of the Ronald McDonald House Lights of Love 5k, stopped by Local Insights to tell you all about this awesome event to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House. Last year, over 4,000 people came out and enjoyed festivities and some running to help out an...
The Holidays are coming, THE HOLIDAYS ARE COMING! Great news for those who have the means to celebrate the Holiday Season, not so good news for those that dread this time of year because of inadequate financial situations. Deputy Moncivias of the Travis County Sheriff’s...
18 Below is a nonprofit based in Austin, Texas that helps children with a desire to pursue an artistic avenue, have a place to showcase thier talent. Melissa and Michael Lamure, Founder and President of the Board, sit down to tell the origins of this awesome nonprofit, and ask...
Did you know there's a place that offers affordable health services for both men and women? It's called Planned Parenthood, ya might've heard of it before. Kristen stopped by Local Insights to tell you all about the programs and services Planned Parenthood has to offer...
On this episode of Local Insights Todd Steward, CEO of St. David’s South Austin Medical Center, and Erica Gongorra, from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Central Texas , tell you all about the Light The Night Walk October 25 th at Mueller Park. The LLS helps families and...