At the end of 2022, Austin Humanists at Work will cease operations and disband. We have gone through tremendous structural changes that began when the pandemic hit. We pivoted several times to continue serving individuals experiencing homelessness in Austin —
January 2022 Giveaway: event recap and thank you!
Our first giveaway of the year is officially in the books! The weather was cold on the morning of January 23rd, but the “good mornings” that our guests were greeted with, were warm and straight from the heart. After a
It’s July Giveaway time! Here’s what we need: reusable bags, rolling suitcases, backpacks and more
This summer has been the least grueling in recent years, with temperatures staying more moderate than natives have come to expect. Though there will be some sweat, this gives us all the more reason to eagerly anticipate the next Giveaway
June 2021 Giveaway Recap
We had a muggy and mildly warm morning in Central Austin Sunday. In all 22 volunteers came to serve 114 people a fresh meal and cold ice tea, along with 98 people who went through our main personal care giveaway
April 25 Giveaway wrapup
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.
November 2020 Giveaway Recap
Approaching this recap a little differently to share some more about those who run Austin Humanists at Work. I have added a few links in this blog post to give you some background on where we came from and how
September 2020 Modified Giveaway Recap
Where has the year gone? September is almost over, and we are jumping right into fall. Summer did hold on for our giveaway this past weekend. The warm humidity was thick when 11 total volunteers met at the under-bridge parking
We will miss you Laura…
Sometimes a simple thank you isn’t enough for a person who has given countless hours toward a job that never paid a single cent. Laura joined Austin Atheist Helping the Homeless May of 2014. According to a volunteer spotlight we
August 2019 Recap
Summer may be coming to an end for those heading back to school but Texas heat hasn’t loosened its grip yet. Even though it was a hot morning this past Sunday, 37 volunteers came to hand out a plethora of
Our largest kit-making volunteer event was a huge success. Thank you!
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