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Andrea Rado with Hill Country Conservancy came in today to tell us about her organization that aims to preserve open space in Central Texas and essentially keep our beautiful city looking beautiful. They have a lot of projects and volunteer opportunities going on. Also their...
Sarah Vela, the CEO of Help ATTACK!, came in to speak to me about her ground breaking organization. HelpAttack is a fun and very easy way to give money to your favorite nonprofit through twitter. All you have to do is have a twitter account and pick a nonprofit that you want to...
Laura Smith, the Executive Director of the Crime Prevention Institute stopped by to talk to me about their organization. The Crime Prevention Institute helps breaks the cycle of crime of those transitioning from incarceration to communities. The agency strengthens individuals,...
I got a chance to speak with David Neff, the co-founder and director of Lights. Camera. Help a local non-profit that is dedicated to encouraging other nonprofit and cause-driven organizations to use film and video to tell their stories. Listen to our interview and then check out...
I got a chance to sit down with Ted Keyser, the Executive Director of Helping Hand Home, a local non-profit that provided a place to heal for abused, neglected and abandoned children. Listen to our interview to hear Ted tell us about the House's history and what you can do to...
Today I sat down with Jim Binneboese, a member of the Austin chapter of SCORE, Service Corps of Retired Executives, a local non-profit that provides expert advise and valuable resources for entrepreneurs to start and grow their own businesses. Their 65 Austin members come from...
I got a chance to sit down with Richard Troxell, the President of House the Homeless, an Austin non-profit whose mission is to educate and advocate for the issue of homelessness. They have a lot of projects in the works at the local and national level such as getting a universal...
I recently sat down with Carol Johnson, the executive director of The Care Communities, to talk about this great organization that helps patients living with cancer and HIV/AIDS. Listen to our interview and see what you can do to get involved. Also they have a great fundraiser...
Karen Medicus, the Community Resourse Development Director of the ASPCA – American Society of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals – stopped by to talk with me about this ground breaking organization. Listen to our interview and then go to their website to learn more about the...