Time to Dig into Austin Cuisine for a Cause

by Jordan Maddox on September 20, 2021

Calling all philanthropists, foodies and restaurants!  Austin Restaurant Weeks is on a mission to fight hunger, and vendors can sign up to participate in the Central Texas Food Bank fundraiser that kicks off at the...

Bayou City Art Festival is Back with Art, Music and Fun in Downtown Houston

by Bebe Brown on September 10, 2021

Houston’s signature art festival is back! On Saturday and Sunday, October 9-10, 2021, 10 am–6pm, Bayou City Art Festival Downtown will showcase the works of more than 220 artists in 19 different categories. As one...

Celebrate the Month of Hope with Texas Nonprofit, Women’s Storybook Project

by Gracie Watt on April 20, 2021

Children of the incarcerated are often the forgotten victims of crime. Women’s Storybook Project works to help these children reconnect with their mothers through the joy of literature.  Women’s Storybook Project of Texas(WSP), is run...

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....

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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...

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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...

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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...