Giveaways: Then and now Rain, rain, go away…. at least for the giveaway it did. We had a muggy and mildly warm morning in Central Austin Sunday. In all 22 volunteers came to serve 67 people a fresh meal and
It’s time for the next Giveaway on Sunday, May 23rd. We are meeting under the IH-35 bridge from 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. This is our first giveaway in over a year that will return to our previous configuration of tables, bins
Many of our clients are unsure what the future might have in store for them. Nevertheless, we came loaded up on hygiene kits, socks, underwear, books, snacks and other living essentials.
It’s nearly time for Secular Week of Action — an opportunity for all Americans to participate in civic life through volunteerism — April 30 – May 9, 2021. Secular Week of Action is a call to secular communities across the
Our next giveaway is April 25, 2021, starting at 8:30 a.m. and we’re looking for a few volunteers to help pass out bags of items throughout our downtown distribution area. Contact us to RSVP.
On Sunday, March 28, nine volunteers met in our usual spot under the bridge in downtown Austin with hygiene bags, water, underwear, blankets, books and other assorted items to serve 160 clients. We saw a lot of new faces this
With limited time to prepare due to our unprecedented weather two weeks prior, 13 volunteers: 8 table monitors, 5 wagon rollers, came to Central Austin with our usual items: premade toiletry bags, water, winter warmth items (hats, gloves, scarves, blankets,
This giveaway taking place after an unprecedented winter storm will contain our usual personal hygiene item. We will also reach out to unhomed neighbors, or folks with limited means needing water, food, tents, sleeping bags, tarps and other winter clothing
Bright and early at 8:30am Sunday, January 31st, 2021, eleven volunteers met for the first giveaway of the year. We’ve been setting out our warmth items and a few miscellaneous items on tables lately and we had six volunteers manning
This past year has been nothing like anything our organization has experienced, with unforseen challenges that alsobrought new partnerships and procedures. We are thankful to donors, volunteers and community members who have stuck it out in 2020 with us as