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Press Release: Partnerships and Progress
02 OCT 2017

People Helping People Press Release from FEMA AUSTIN, Texas – More than one million hours of volunteer labor, millions in cash donations and countless charitable efforts form the backbone of recovery from Hurricane Harvey more than a month after the Category 4 storm struck Texas. To meet the immediate needs of survivors, volunteers from all over the country continue to muck and gut homes, provide emotional and spiritual care, repair and rebuild homes, and perform other much-needed disaster work. Hundreds of voluntary organizations, in coordination...


Press Release: Important Information for Volunteers and Donors
06 SEP 2017

          Important Information from the Texas Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (TXVOAD) Donations The overwhelming generosity of the public is greatly appreciated, however the influx of donated items exceeds the needs of the impacted communities at this time. Therefore, the State of Texas is asking that you please DO NOT donate unsolicited goods such as used clothing, miscellaneous household items, medicine, or perishable foodstuffs at this time. As we continue to receiv...


Hurricane Harvey Relief Resources
28 AUG 2017

Rebuild Texas Fund On Friday, September 1, 2017, Governor Greg Abbott announced the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation will be collaborating with OneStar Foundation to form a relief fund for Texans impacted by Hurricane Harvey called the Rebuild Texas Fund. The Dell Foundation will be contributing $36 million to the fund with a long-term vision for the recovery of the affected areas. This fund will focus on helping Texans during this time of great need and will address the long-term efforts to rebuild our communities in the years to come. Those wishing to donate to the fund ca...


The Bolder Board Training With Dan Pallotta
25 AUG 2017

The Bolder Board Training With Dan Pallotta You are invited to join I Live Here I Give Here and Notley for The Bolder Board Training on Saturday, October 7th at Brazos Hall. RSVP NOW As a continuation of his TED Talk, Dan Pallotta's workshop illuminates the double standards surrounding charity and empowers nonprofit board members and staff to create sustainable and scalable business models. We welcome ED's and CEO's, board members, and staff members to join us in revolutionizing Austin's philanthropic ecosystem. Click here to watch Dan Pallotta&#...


Nationally-Recognized Researcher, Penelope Burk to Share Donor Strategies
04 AUG 2017

Nationally-Recognized Researcher, Penelope Burk to Share Donor Strategies The San Antonio Area Foundation announces that Penelope Burk, author of “Donor-Centered Leadership” and “Donor-Centered Fundraising,” is renowned for the evidence-based fundraising philosophy she derived from her cutting-edge research involving thousands of donors. Burk will provide donor-related strategies at the following two events held at the Mays Family Center at the Witte Museum.  Donor-Centered Fundraising: How to hold on to your donors and raise more money ...


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