Who We Are
RecognizeGood® is an Austin-based 501(c)3 nonprofit that provides the means for anyone to illuminate, connect with and learn from great examples of goodness. RecognizeGood is a partner and advisor to forward-thinking businesses, an advocate for the employees of those businesses, and an imaginative champion for all nonprofits in our community. With the help of all Central Texans who believe that goodness is an investment in our future, RecognizeGood is building the community we want to see for those who come after us. Since its inspiration in 2007, RecognizeGood has grown to include a variety of unique programs ranging from celebration to education, but the root remains the same – illuminating the GOOD in our community.
Craig and Mary Beth Applefield connect with at-risk teens, showing them they can have a better future as well as someone to rely on.
In 2015, Craig and Mary Beth Applefield started mentoring teens in the...
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Share Good News
Do you have a good story to tell? RecognizeGood is using visual and written storytelling to engage thousands of viewers and catalyze goodness in Central Texas through the power of inspirational example-sharing. Innovative social impact collaborations, boots-on-the-ground volunteer all-stars, and nonprofits transforming the lives of those they serve are just a few of the types of stories needed. Send your ‘good news’ story ideas our way!