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OP Veteran is a unique nonprofit that was created by Veterans, for Veterans. Their mission is to, "collaborate with Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs), to provide fundraising assistance, awareness campaigns, training programs and program evaluation for VSOs to further increase...
LADIES, this one is for you! Be a part of the Wild Woman Weekend in Blanco, 4/7-9, and help benefit the local library, friends of the park, a historic courthouse, the seniors' community center, and a new nonprofit chosen every year. Join hundreds of women from around Texas to...
Did you know that CARY helps empower over 1,000 at-risk youth in Travis County with counseling? When kids work with CARY, they experience a positive impact in their life and are more prone to being successful, and less inclined to end up in the criminal justice system. Currently...
I Live Here I Give Here is celebrating 10 years of connecting people to nonprofits in the Austin area. They created Amplify Austin 5 years ago to provide the city one 24 hour period of laser focused fundraising for over 700 nonprofits in Austin. This year, March 2-3, the goal is...
EVERYTHING'S BIGGER IN TEXAS! So why should the Capital of Texas Police Motorcycle Chute Out be any different? The 4th Annual COTPMCO is at Cabela's in Buda, March 1-4th! This year over 150 officers and retired motor officers, from 12 different states (EVEN HAWAII) will get...
SAFE exists to Stop Abuse For Everyone. Recently the Austin Children's Shelter and SafePlace combined to form one amazing nonprofit trying to eliminate abuse in all its forms in Austin. On Saturday, May 13, you can help support this organization by attending the Touch-A-Truck at...
I hope from the bottom of my heart you personally never have thoughts of, or have a friend or family member succumb to, suicide. Suicide is one of the leading killers in our country, but it lacks funding for research and prevention. Suicide is a societal problem that NEEDS to be...
Every year the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area help serve over 12,000 youth that do not have access to free, full time out of school time programming and activities. The 29 clubs in Austin provide kids, ages 6-18, "with hope and opportunity to grow into healthy...
I know it's hard to believe, but a LOT of you Austinites drive like drunken donkeys. Have you forgotten that you're getting behind the wheel of what's basically a moving metal missile? This year we're over 30 fatalities on our roadways due to aggressive driving like tailgating,...