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Emily Marks, the Director of Girls Rock Austin, came by our studios today to talk about her organization that is dedicated to empowering girls and women through music education and performance. They have a great Rock Camp in the summer where girls learn to play instruments and...
Lindsay Hoffman, Executive Director of Grounded in Music, dropped by our studios to talk about their really cool organization that brings professional musicians and instruments into the Boys and Girls Club to teach lessons in guitar, drums, keyboards and hip-hop songwriting. As...
Today joining us in our studios was Melanie Chastine, the VP of Marketing and Communication for Big Brothers Big Sisters. Also with her was one of the organizations volunteers, Tommy. We got to hear about how the organization got it start, how you become a volunteer, and what...
Dale Thompson the Executive Director with Austin Free-Net came by to talk to me about their very helpful service. Austin Free-Net has been providing free web access to the Austin Community since 1995. Listen to our interview and visit their website. They also provide training...
Joni Watson with N.O.E.P stopped by today to talk about a great non profit that aims to educate Texas nurses on cancer prevention, detection, treatment, and survivalship. The Nurse Oncology Education Program provides a wonderful service that not only benefits the nurses but also...
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...