Advisory Council Spotlight: Lisa Barden, Keep Austin Fed

After graduating with a Math
degree, Lisa moved to Austin and jumped into an IT career at The University of
Texas. After 22 years as a “cube jockey”, she decided she wanted more, so
she left to pursue her desire to start a business encouraging fitness for

Life made another right turn
when Lisa started volunteering with Keep Austin Fed after […]

Older Americans Month

Each year, more and more older
adults are making a positive impact in and around Central Texas. As volunteers,
employees, employers, educators, mentors, advocates, and more, they offer
insight and experience that benefit the entire community.

That’s why Older Americans Month
(OAM) has been recognizing the contributions of this growing population for 56
years. Led by the Administration for Community Living (ACL) each […]

Special Olympics Texas

Special Olympics Texas would not
exist today and could not have been created without the time, energy, and
dedication of thousands of volunteers.

More than 40,000 volunteers
dedicate their time to help children and adults with intellectual disabilities
achieve their dreams.

Their volunteers include
students, senior citizens, business groups, professional individuals, civic
organizations, families, amateur and professional athletes, and coaches to name
a […]

Hospice Austin

As a volunteer, you are a
treasured member of the Hospice Austin team. Whether you elect to visit
patients, share a specific talent or assist a program that interests you, they
welcome your support.

Hospice Austin volunteers share their calling to bring comfort and help to others when they need it the most. Volunteers bring companionship to patients and […]

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