Volunteer Highlight: Martha Fernandez

Martha Fernandez, a new volunteer with Coming of Age, hand-made 40 hats and donated them to the Travis County Community Center at Oak Hill.  

Martha loves to crochet  in her free time and especially loves to make things for the members of our community who need them most.  When Martha found out there was a […]

Congratulations to Joan Cox for the HHSC Innovators in Aging Awards

Join us as we congratulate Joan Cox for being named one of the HHSC (Texas Health & Human Services Commission) Innovator’s in Aging Award for 2020! Joan has taught line dance classes at the South Austin Senior Activity Center since 2001. These classes encourage older adults to stay active and engaged in a fun way.

Joan […]

Older American Month Highlight: Teddy Ellis

Teddy Ellis represents the very best qualities desired in a volunteer and leads by example. She assists with Drive A Senior ATX (DASATX) and happily assists clients with transportation, shopping excursions and more! She supports fundraising efforts and provides encouragement for all those she interacts with.  

Teddy took command of the DASATX van program getting it […]

April is Global Volunteer Month

Points of Light, the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, today announced April as the second annual Global Volunteer Month – a time to recognize the impact of volunteering and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges.

Introduced in April 2020, Global Volunteer Month was launched as a galvanizing moment to inspire and activate […]