Are you looking for ways to support Central Texas nonprofit organizations? Whether you're a local resident or a business looking to give back to the community, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved. From Amplify Austin Day to The Black Fund, there are many ways to show your support. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas celebrates 35 years of keeping families close to the care their children need this month. Since 1985, they have supported more than 17,000 families by providing them with more than 100,000 nights of room in Ronald McDonald House and Ronald McDonald Family Rooms located in Central Texas.
Amplify Austin Day is another great opportunity to participate this month. It's the largest donation event in Central Texas, where you can make financial donations or donate your headquarters to help student and community organizations. On International Women's Day, the Women's Fund of the Austin Community Foundation will publish the second edition of Women's Issues are Community Issues, a new report on the situation of women and children in Central Texas. Art Perez, the oldest employee of the Central Texas Food Bank, reflects on the history of CTFB and the exciting innovations that are taking place under the new leadership.
The David Foundation organized an interesting conversation focusing on the current affordable housing and health needs of women in Central Texas. This remarkable partnership between the Austin Community Foundation and the black community of Central Texas is a great way to show your support. Join us in celebrating the 21 black-led nonprofit organizations selected to receive inaugural grants from The Black Fund. Recently, the Austin Chamber recognized COTA as a finalist for the Greater Austin Business Awards for its excellence in business achievements and contributions to the community that impact Central Texas. Julie has worked with thousands of nonprofit organizations as a former director of education at Constant Contact and as an adjunct marketing instructor at Austin Community College specializing in nonprofit studies. She also talked about strategies for deciding what fund-raising strategy is right for his organization and how to achieve it. The Vice President of Donor Relations, Cybil Guess, and the grant management specialist, Sara Watson, organized an informal conversation on donor-advised fundraising (DAF) exclusively for partner non-profit organizations. There are many ways to support nonprofit organizations in Central Texas through fundraising events organized by them throughout the year. Whether you're looking for ways to give back or just want to learn more about upcoming events, there are plenty of opportunities available.