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Austin Humanists at Work is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.  EIN: 81-3098463

Our mission is to uphold the values of humanism by assisting people in need in the Austin community. Our main focus is to provide a short-term supply of basic living items at our monthly giveaways.

We are an inclusive bunch of everyday folks (humanists, agnostics, freethinkers, atheists, theists…) looking to give back to the community with “no strings attached”.  Regardless of what we do or don’t believe, we all hold humanistic values and choose to give back to the community not because we want to advance a specific cause, not because we are a part of any movement, but because it’s the right thing to do.  Simply put, we believe human hands solve human problems.

We have two simple goals: give humanists a place they can come help their community with other like-minded individuals and allow people in need to receive assistance without any preaching or expectation of something in return for what they receive. We truly mean, “no strings attached.”

We strive to fulfill those goals through various community projects, the primary one being monthly giveaways, usually on the fourth Sunday of every month where we distribute basic living items to people working through homelessness and limited means. Because our group is 100% volunteer-based, the success of our giveaways depends on the community’s generous monetary contributions so we can buy our most-needed items at-cost. Answers to commonly asked questions can be found on our FAQ page.


Our Board

Emilie Lutostanski – President
Kayla Guentzel – Secretary
Kelly Buczek – Treasurer
Mike Guentzel – Technical Director
Matt Lutostanski – Operations Director
Virginia Miller – Navigation Services Director