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Rockstar retiree provides babies with a fighting chance

Retiree Ann McGinley has been saving babies’ lives as a volunteer with Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin for over 14 years. Ann McGinley is not only one of the most loyal volunteers at Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin, but also one of the most loved. When Ann retired in 2006, she knew she wanted to

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Decades dedicated to those in need

For 24 years, Ellen Sable has volunteered with Drive A Senior – West Austin, not only as a driver but as a powerful force in the board room. Ellen Sable has been volunteering with the West Austin region of Drive A Senior for almost 25 years, and in that time she’s driven hundreds of homebound

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Legend’s own “Cup of Ambition” feeds others

Austin is well-known for both its live music and its spirit of community service. Combining the two is so Austin. Perhaps no one embodies Austin’s spirit better than Deidre Gott, who’s been serving dinner to Austinites experiencing homelessness through the ARCH for over a decade – and amping up her support with a musical flair

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Legendary three decades of service.

After 35 years of volunteering with Junior Achievement teaching just about every program offered, Bill Taylor is an education all-star. Bill began teaching with Junior Achievement while living in Houston, then when his career moved to 3M Austin he requested to continue that work in the state capital. In a typical school year, Bill has taught about

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1 Million fed through Youth Legend’s Mission

Mace is a 13-year-old “hunger fighter” who turned his Thanksgiving experience into a determination that has allowed him to serve over 1 million meals for our community. Half a lifetime ago – or 6 years ago if you’re Mace Massingill – his family encouraged guests to bring food donations to their Thanksgiving. Mace went with

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Legend steps up to feed more students than ever during pandemic

Taking principles from her childhood, Monica’s organization has grown to serve more than 1800 students at 60 different schools across the Austin area. Monica von Waaden was born in El Paso and comes from a family of givers who made regular trips across the U.S. / Mexico border to deliver food to families in need.

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