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6,800 meals and counting one couple has set out to feed Austin

Chris Cubas and Maris Clegg have cooked over 6,800 meals for anyone in need from their home kitchen since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Maris and Chris started Red Beans and Ricely Yours, Austin, in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. They wanted to bring joy and comfort into the homes of Austin by way of

13-year-old Gracie is on a mission to end hunger

13-year-old Gracie Garbade has collected and donated over $31,670 and 12,050 pounds of food with the mission to help those in need. Gracie Garbade’s love for helping others started at the age of 5 after seeing people experiencing homelessness on the street while driving in the car with her mom.  The experience of seeing those

Volunteering Untapped ATX brings hundreds of volunteers together to help nonprofits

The idea behind Volunteering Untapped ATX is simple, on the second Saturday of every month from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, they bridge the gap between community members and volunteer opportunities. Volunteering Untapped ATX has worked with 20 Austin nonprofits and hundreds of volunteers in the last two years.  What makes VU ATX  special is

Toya Bell Joins RecognizeGood as Ethics in Business Alliance Program Director

We are SO very proud to welcome Toya Cirica Bell to the RecognizeGood team, as our Ethics in Business Alliance Program Director! Toya comes to us with a wealth of experience in not only teaching, but implementing qualities like respect, fairness and honesty into the fabric of organizations. Toya’s expertise is benefiting our program through

Violet Crown Garden Club has supported Austin for 98 years and counting

Since 1924, the Violet Crown Garden Club has been supporting the Austin area through fundraising for various nonprofit organizations, scholarships, and support of several garden clubs, all happening at the district and state levels with the goal of the organization being community beautification. The Violet Crown Garden Club has a long history of contributing to

Ethical Examples: Michele Glaze on Her Decision Making Process

  Michele Glaze was nominated for a 2022 Ethics in Business Award in the Individual category.    RecognizeGood: One of the things that I think we’ve realized is that individual values end up forming an organization’s set of values to some degree. A founder’s values can set the course, but everyone brings their own individual