Browsing: philanthropy

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Power for Parkinson’s

A local nonprofit’s youngest and oldest participants share the benefits of daily exercise after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. By Lauren Halpern, Photos courtesy of Power…

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Deep in the Heart of Texas

Down Home Ranch is a place where those with intellectual disabilities can live their lives to the fullest.  By Madison Matous, Photo by Courtney Runn In…

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Proud To Be a Texan

Texas’ first lady, Cecilia Abbott, reflects on Hurricane Harvey’s sweeping devastation, the people who jumped into action and the power of coming together in spirit as…

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Women in Numbers

Facts and figures on females from throughout the world.  By Sarah Holcomb, Illustrations by Jessica Wetterer 20 Pastry Chefs At Abu Salha Sweets, a large sweets…

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The Power of Music

Laura Wood, executive director of Kids in a New Groove, is impacting the lives of youth in the foster-care system, one note at a time. By…

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A Pawsitive Pursuit

Sparklepop Founder Megan Cummins uses her love of designing jewelry to help support no-kill cat shelters.  By Abigail Rosenthal Megan Cummins has always had the entrepreneurial…

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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,…