Non-profit groups to live or die by their volunteers. And, apparently, do protests.
Occupy Austin - an offshoot of the group occupy Wall Street protest role of corporations in politics, wage inequality and other financial matters - began his protest Thursday outside Austin City Hall. But by pulling together, and continue the effort, did not happen without a lot of help. According to the spokesman Austin Occupy Sylvia Benini, hundreds of volunteers donated time, food, drinks, music, technical support, legal services and other things that go into pulling off a rally.
In other news ...
Austin Groups for the elderly, a nonprofit that works with seniors, won $ 20 000 in new office furniture in an essay contest through the Office Contest hosted by Extreme Makeover & Convenience Office Supply Interior and Coy Hon makeover includes an executive office, conference room and reception area.
Goodwill Central Texas will hold its annual ball Ghoulwill October 28th at the W Hotel & Residences Austin 200 Lavaca St. Tickets are $ 150 each. The event will feature food, music and lots of costumes.
OCD of Texas will host a conference in Austin on Saturday. The event will focus on discussions on obsessive compulsive disorder, legal rights and accommodations for people with OCD in school and at work.
The free lecture will begin at 8:30 at the Radisson Hotel and Suites, 111 Cesar Chavez Street
Dogtoberfest - a nonprofit that raises funds for local organizations to rescue animals - will hold its annual celebration at Domaine 10:00 to 4:00 p.m. on October 22.This year, eight local rescue groups will benefit from funds raised that day with a silent auction, animal Photo Booth, T-shirt sales and donations from restaurants. The goal is to raise at least $ 4,000 for each organization. For more information, go to www.dogtober festaustin.org.
Goodwill of Central Texas will hold its annual Ghoulwill Ball on Oct. 28 at the W Austin Hotel & Residences, 200 Lavaca St. Tickets are $150 each. The event will include food, music and lots of costumes. OCD Texas will host a conference in Austin on
"Now that they're starting to move back into housing, we help them find furniture,” said Tiffany Roberts of Adopt a Family. Multiple agencies - from FEMA to United Way - were working together for the most help. "I've done a lot of grief therapy,
As his guest among a group of travel writers, I was taken by Long on a tour through his magnificent home to peruse the New Mexican culture he keeps as close as the floor below his feet, the roof over his head and every piece of furniture that bears his
Donations request for used school uniforms, Our Lady of the Snows Church, donating to Limulungo Community School, Mongu District in Western Zambia, Africa. Any size white shirt, navy and plaid skirts, pants, shorts, sweaters and sweat shirts welcome.
Furniture Brands International, Inc. designs, manufactures, sources and retails home furnishings. The Company, markets through a range of retail channels, from mass merchant stores to single-branded and independent dealers to specialized interior
If you try to let you develop a sense of hopelessness, fertility specialists CORM will give new life to your quest to start a family. Ask about the services of donors or advanced treatments such as IVF, ICSI and PGD. These acronyms are synonymous with success for your unique diagnosis of infertility. Of IUI to IVF, infertility specialists CORM vigilantly work to your happy ending.