Day #26: Give By Studying the Issues with “I Live Here, I Give Here” in Austin, TX

Did you know that 60% of people that live in nursing homes never receive visitors? Or that 1 in five adults in Austin can't read well enough to fill out a job application? Neither did I...until today when I met with Patsy Woods Martin, the Founder and Executive Director of "I Live Here, I Give Here." [See Left]. We met in her office on the 12th floor of the San Jacinto Center in downtown … [Read more...]

Day #20: Give with Any Baby Can in Austin, TX

Today was our first real trip into the heart of downtown Austin. [TheĀ rumorsĀ of bad traffic are true, by the way.] The four of us spent a couple of hours at Any Baby Can Child & Family Resource Center. The organization seeks to "bring help and hope to the youngest, sickest, and poorest children" in their community. We were impressed by the friendly staff and well-organized facility. The … [Read more...]