Emergency Preparedness Month

Kathleen Votava, Aging Services Program Specialist at ACL
September is National Preparedness Month and this year’s theme is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and the devastation that emergencies like this can cause, it is a timely moment to remind everyone to make their emergency preparedness plans and to also […]

Hurricane Harvey Donations

There are many people who want to help with the recent hurricane that hit Texas. Here are a few local organizations helping with the recovery and relief efforts.
The Mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner, has started the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. Tax-deductible donations accepted on their website. The fund will be housed at the Greater Houston Community Foundation, […]

Coming of Age Recruitment Contest

*Recruitment Contest Update- February 2018*
Since starting our Recruitment Contest last July, nine agencies have recruited new volunteers. They are:
Austin Rocking Line dancers
Keep Austin Fed
South Austin Senior Activity Center
Seton Northwest
South Austin Hospital
Senior Access
Bookspring
Jonestown Bread Project
Drive A Senior South
Agencies and volunteers are able to participate in the Recruitment Contest through March 31, 2018. […]

Group of Volunteers, ready to help

Group of Volunteers, ready to help
If your organization has a mailing project or needs help assembling bags/packets for an event, there is a group of volunteers who can help. You must bring all the materials to their location (located near Anderson Lane) and it’s also nice to bring refreshments or a light snack.
They can assemble your […]

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