Blue Santa

The mission of the Austin Police Operation Blue Santa is to provide toys, gifts, and gift cards for holiday meals for families in need. They achieve this goal with the goodwill and support of Austin residents, businesses, and civic groups.
Their service began with about 20 needy families, this year they will easily serve over 5000 […]

Coming of Age Food Drive

Coming of Age will be sponsoring a food drive to help build a NEW food pantry at the Elroy Community Center for the annual MLK Day of Service 2019 to benefit low-income seniors in Elroy.
Coming of Age will be the collection agency for the food.  A collection box that reads food drive will be placed […]

September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month (NPM), recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This NPM will focus on planning, with an overarching theme: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.
Take time to learn lifesaving skills − such as CPR and first aid, check […]

13th Annual Take a Loved One for a Checkup Day

Take a Loved One for is a national initiative to encourage people of color to see a health care professional or make an appointment in the near future.  Austin Public Health’s Health Equity Unit is locally spearheading this national campaign to promote greater awareness of the importance of regular doctor visits and health screenings.  Free […]

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