Bethenny Frankel’s #BStrong Initiative Partners with Local Organizations to Help Those in Need

by Gabi De la Rosa on March 22, 2021

A coalition of nonprofits helps Texans deal with the aftermath of Winter Strom Uri. In February, Winter Storm Uri plunged Texas into frigid temperatures causing much of its power grid to collapse, followed by its...

Five Minutes With Lili Kellogg, Equestrian, Equest CEO

Five Minutes With Lili Kellogg, Equestrian, Equest CEO

by Lisa Davis on March 11, 2021

Whether it’s a stallion or a mare, horses have played a huge role in Lili Kellogg’s life. And now her passion helps others find healing through therapeutic human-horse connections. Kellogg grew up surrounded by horses....

Austin’s “Mother Teresa of Montopolis” Needs Your Help

by K. L. Romo on September 28, 2020

There’s Florence, Italy, Florence, South Carolina, and closer to home and heart is the iconic Austin social advocate Florence Ponziano—the “Mother Teresa of Montopolis.” If you visit 515 Kemp Street, you’ll find Florence’s Comfort House...

Women’s Storybook Project Hosts Luncheon on National Love People Day

by Gracie Watt on September 28, 2020

Scary fact number one: 80% of incarcerated women in Texas are mothers. Scary fact number two: children of incarcerated parents are six to nine times more likely to someday be incarcerated themselves.  Luckily, the nonprofit...

Child Sex Trafficking Survivors in Central Texas Find Hope and Healing at The Refuge Ranch

by Bebe Brown on August 25, 2020

In Texas alone, there were 79,000 young adults and minors being sex trafficked, according to a 2016 University of Texas Study. And those horrifying numbers are only increasing. The National Center for Missing and Exploited...

#TXStrong: Kendra Scott Philanthropic Sparkle Shines Bright

by Britni Rachal on April 16, 2020

Feeding hungry children in need is now front and center on jewelry designer Kendra Scott’s giving back agenda. Add to that Scott’s signature-yellow masks donated to American cities hit hardest by the virus, plus virtual...

Five Minutes With Bob Williams, Ranch Hands Rescue

by Lisa Davis on March 11, 2020

Bob Williams is a rescuer of broken animals and broken people, with a heart as big as Texas. In 2008, Williams began Ranch Hands Rescue, located in Denton, Texas, with a mission to bring together...

Lake Travis Film Festival, an Inaugural Event

by Lisa Davis on February 20, 2020

The Lake Travis community is getting a little larger as its first film festival heads to the area February 27-March 1 with festival-goers basking in lake views while enjoying some of the best new independent...