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Austin Cosmopolitan Rotary Club boosts nonprofits near and far!

“Austin Cosmpolitan Rotary Club is special because its members are passionate about what they bring to our local community, and to other important projects on other continents.” Chartered in 2007, the Austin Cosmopolitan Rotary Club (ACRC) is one of 35,000 Rotary International clubs worldwide. Their mission is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and

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12 Ways of Giving

2020 has had a toll on all of us. We’re incredibly proud of our community for continuously stepping up to the plate and being a city that is centered on caring. With COVID-19 still spiking, we understand that most nonprofits cannot accept in-person volunteers and that many of you still have concerns about being in

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Growing Good Survey Results Are In!

Growing Good surveyed Central Texas companies about all the ways they are helping to address our community’s greatest needs through philanthropy – and the results are in! RecognizeGood has been proud to be a founding driver of this effort to measure corporate philanthropy in Central Texas, and we’re especially proud that we didn’t let a

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Final double-digit legend wraps up our 2020 celebrations!

Carrying on the legacy of Paws in Prison founder Machelle Gaconnet, Catherine stepped up to fill incredibly big shoes to help rehabilitate over 1,000 women inmates through canine therapy.  Catherine Laria has been working with animals for over 20 years. She is the owner of K9 Country Club in Bulverde and has been bringing her

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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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