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From providing essential food, shelter and safety for those in need, to empowering girls to be confident leaders and study STEM fields, to keeping mothers healthy and creating support networks for female entrepreneurs, there are many nonprofits in our hometown working day in and day out to improve the lives of local women.
Community members can play an active role in supporting and uplifting women across Central Texas through volunteerism, advocacy, monthly donations to local nonprofits and nonprofit leadership. I Live Here I Give Here, an Austin-based nonprofit with an all-female staff working to make our community the most generous in the U.S., offers a year-round platform to search for local causes you are passionate about and makes it easy to get involved.
Visit AmplifyATX.org to find nonprofits with missions centered on women’s health, youth education and safety and resources for refugees and victims of violence. Discover organizations equipping women with tools, professional trainings, workwear and networks to succeed as business leaders, creatives and entrepreneurs, as well as nonprofits supplying breast milk for infants, support systems for new parents and so much more. If there is a cause or issue that personally moves you, it is likely that a Central Texas nonprofit is working to address it, right here in our backyard.
With local organizations like Girls Empowerment Network, bossbabesATX, Stop Abuse for Everyone (SAFE), Mothers’ Milk Bank, GirlForward and The League of Women Voters, there are numerous nonprofits making today and tomorrow brighter for girls and women in our city. When we connect with the causes we care about and get involved with these organizations, we learn more about our neighbors and ourselves, and cultivate the spirit of generosity that makes Austin the place where we all love to live, work and play. Together, we can all make a difference for Austin women.
Find a cause that inspires you and get involved at AmplifyATX.org.