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Love Lives Here

Kathryn Gonzales is a trans woman working to help Central Texas’s LGBTQ-plus youth find love and support. By Mikaila Rushing, Photos by Riley Krauss and Mikaila…

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We Will, Together

For 16 years, Wonders & Worries has helped Austin families cope, persevere and heal. By Lauren Jones, Photos courtesy of Wonders & Worries For some, cancer…

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Building a Silver Lining

The Refuge Ranch, a project spearheaded by Brooke Crowder, plans to offer survivors of sex trafficking a place to call home. By Phaedra Rogers, Photo by…

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Darcie DeShazo

Executive Director, The Settlement Home By Lauren Jones, Photo by Caitlin Candelari The Settlement Home is a private, licensed nonprofit founded in 1916 by The Settlement…

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Fit for First

A STEM supporter and the former CEO of Marathon Kids, Christine Pollei counts on exercise to help clear her head. By Gretchen M. Sanders Christine Pollei…

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Hacking Society

As the event director for ATX Hack for Change, Sarah Sharif brings her passion for innovation and giving back by solving some of society’s biggest problems. By Danielle…

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Stitched Together: Grateful Thread

Looking to connect women in the Austin community, six friends formed a nonprofit that provides the ultimate free shopping event. By Abigail Rosenthal, Photos by Grace Sitzes and…

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On the Road With Texas 4000

Every summer, students from the University of Texas bike more than 4,000 miles from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska, to raise money for cancer research. Riders Heidi…

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Letters of Hope

Tiffany Lewis and her Pens for Pals volunteers are taking a stand against bullying and suicide by sending handwritten letters of hope and encouragement. By Amanda…