The 40-degree temperature drop has everyone in Central Texas bundled up this second week of October. Now imagine you’re subject to these jarring weather changes without the refuge of a permanent shelter, air-conditioning or a comfortable place to sleep. That’s
After not only a fantastic corporate volunteer event but a successful giveaway in August, we are gearing up for a mid-month giveaway on September 15. Our giveaways start with setup at 8:40 a.m. with the line opening at 9 a.m.
Our largest kit-making event ever was a huge success thanks to 60 first-time corporate volunteers and the cooperation of about a dozen Austin Humanists at Work regulars. In three hours (plus setup and tear-down), volunteers assembled: 1,500 feminine hygiene kits
We’ve been very busy doing a lot of behind-the-scenes work in early August preparing for the monthly giveaway, but also two other big initiatives: our largest corporate volunteer event ever, and tackling the reorganization and relocation of our storage facility
Our giveaways are heating up and we are preparing for another great event in just a week and a half. Join us July 21 at 8:40 a.m. for setup with the line opening at 9 a.m. We will have bins
Summer is here, and that can usually mean a dip in volunteers as families enjoy vacations and weekend getaways. Donations can tend to dwindle as well, though we serve a consistent number of clients each month during the summer giveaways.
After a record-breaking giveaway in April with more than 250 individuals served, we are preparing for a busy event coming up on May 19th. With spring showers coming every week or two and summer quickly approaching, we are running low
As the first major cold front of the season descends upon Austin, people who are living on the streets will undoubtedly spend the nights shivering in the wet and cold. Austin Humanists at Work holds a Winter Warmth Drive every
Buy Nothing, Give Freely. Share the Bounty. The core of the Buy Nothing Project, started in 2013 by Rebecca Rockefeller and Liesl Clark, is simple. Neighbors connect, usually in a Facebook group, to offer and ask for items, no strings attached. Sound a
At Austin Humanists at Work, we love to host groups of volunteers from other organizations, and in 2018 we’ve set a goal to partner with other local nonprofits for the benefit of our community. In the past our giveaways have