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A Letter from Chris Bugbee, OneStar’s New President & CEO
24 OCT 2019

On October 2nd, Governor Greg Abbott appointed Chris Bugbee to the role of President & CEO of OneStar Foundation. As we transition into a new and exciting chapter in our leadership, Chris offers his greetings to our friends and partners and shares his priorities for the future of OneStar. You can read Chris' full bio here. Dear friends of OneStar,  I am humbled and honored to be appointed as OneStar Foundation’s President & CEO. It has been my privilege to serve as Chief Operating Officer since 2006, and over the past 13 years, I have cultivated...


Celebrating 25 Years of National Service in Texas
07 OCT 2019

On September 12, 1994, the first class of AmeriCorps members took the pledge to “get things done” for America. Since then, more than 1.1 million members have served in AmeriCorps nationwide, and in the state of Texas, more than 58,000 residents have served approximately 79 million hours through AmeriCorps. Last week, OneStar and our AmeriCorps*Texas programs commemorated this exciting milestone with celebrations throughout the state.  “Every day, in communities across Texas, AmeriCorps members are getting things done to make our state stronger and better,&rdqu...


Video Series: 25 Years of AmeriCorps Alums
02 OCT 2019

To celebrate the AmeriCorps 25th Anniversary, we are proud to launch a new video series featuring the inspirational stories of three AmeriCorps*Texas alums from across the decades! Although each of these former AmeriCorps members served years apart, they are united by the impact that national service has had in their lives. In this video series, these extraordinary individuals share how the lessons and skills learned during AmeriCorps service can have a lasting effect on a person’s life and career and illustrate the enduring legacy of national service for members. ...