Browsing: philanthropy

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No Student Forgotten

Through her abuse-prevention-and-education program, Expect Respect, Barri Rosenbluth is showing kids what healthy relationships look like. Story by Phaedra Rogers, Photos by Sarah Holcomb The adage…

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Growing Gains

As the new CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of the Austin area, Misti Potter has big ambitions for the 50-year-old organization. By Sarah Holcomb,…

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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…

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Ripple Effect

Lila Igram, founder of the global crowdfunding platform Connecther, shows what powerful, impactful changes are possible when we start to consider all the women in the…

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The Amazon of Nonprofits

As the executive director of I Live Here, I Give Here, Celeste Flores is proud of how the 10-year-old organization is living up to its name.…

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Pedal Power

After losing family members and a mentor to cancer, 19-year-old Geena May joined the Texas 4000 cycling team because of its strong emphasis on philanthropy. This…

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