Browsing: philanthropy

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Let’s Talk Mental Health

One extraordinary organization is changing the stigma surrounding mental-health issues. By Mary Murphy, Photos courtesy of NAMI Austin Imagine your brain constantly telling you you’re worthless…

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Seven Ways to Give Back

Make social good a part of every day.  By Chelsea Pribble If you haven’t already, it’s time to take a hands-on approach to social good. Based…

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Joy Selak

The author and philanthropist shares her best advice for engaging in Austin’s nonprofits. Story and photo by Courtney Runn Joy Selak lightheartedly laments that everyone she…

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Finding Purpose In Community

Woman of faith, wife, mom and community leader Amber Fogarty discusses her journey with Mobile Loaves & Fishes. By Amber Fogarty, Photo by Thomas Aitchison Faith,…

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A Hopeful Tune

Care2Rock CEO Karyn Scott speaks about the power of music.  By Lauren Jones, Photo by Annika Franco Imagine learning to play a musical instrument from a…

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Food as a Teacher

Fresh Chefs Society connects those in the food-service industry with foster-care youth to help prepare them for adulthood. By Madison Matous, Photos courtesy of Brio Photography …

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Phyllis Snodgrass

CEO of Austin Habitat for Humanity By Lauren Jones, Photo by Courtney Runn Phyllis Snodgrass has been a leader in business and community engagement for more…

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Small-business Road Blocks

Ellen Wood, co-founder and CEO of vcfo, shares how to avoid the most common financial—and non financial—pitfalls startups make. By Sommer Brugal, Photo courtesy of Ellen…

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Jessica Love

Principal at Urbane Design  By Lauren Jones, Photo by Courtney Runn Jessica Love is the principal and lead interior designer at Urbane Design, an established award-winning…