In the wake of the global pandemic and national emergency due to COVID-19, Austin Humanists at Work is taking extra precautions to protect the health the safety of the individuals we serve and our volunteers. The board of directors has
Happy February! We are expecting another busy giveaway on February 23rd. We are testing out a slightly shifted setup spot for the event, so look for the blue canopy, yellow shirts, and our Austin Humanists at Work sign. In February,
A new year is underway and we have been busy behind the scenes getting ready for 2020. Earlier this month, four volunteers spent a few hours organizing and doing inventory in our storage unit, which is sponsored by a generous
We have a lot to be thankful for this month, including the fact that we are celebrating two years as 501(c)3 nonprofit organization! This month we invite our clients to celebrate with us as we offer goods outside our usual
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.