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Doing Good Better: “Trade Up Texas”

To help prepare a skilled workforce to fill a gap in middle-skill jobs, an independent career awareness and exploration campaign called Trade Up Texas was launched in late 2018 that matched Texans with skilled trade training and job opportunities. This campaign was the product of a truly unique partnership between an inventive corporation, an innovative

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My GOOD Day: Archer’s UT Challenge

Archer Hadley’s name came into my inbox a few months ago when I had just started working under RecognizeGood. He was nominated to be one of our Legends, where we highlight individuals who go above and beyond in the community. Archer’s Challenge sets out to break down the physical and psychological barriers of a day

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“Kindness Matters” campaign founder named RecognizeGood’s 89th Legend!

RecognizeGood is honored to acknowledge Jacki James as the recipient of its 89th RecognizeGood Legend award, in a presentation held November 26th at Georgetown’s Century 21. As part of the recognition, a $1,000 donation was made in Jacki’s name for Kindness Matters. Jacki James’ fun-loving son Peyton was bullied in school for most of his

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Food rescue all-star Julie Webb named RecognizeGood Legend

RecognizeGood was pleased to acknowledge Julie Webb as the recipient of its 88th RecognizeGood Legend award, in a presentation held November 7th at Austin’s Community of Christ church. As part of the recognition, a $1,000 donation was made in Julie’s name to food rescue nonprofit Keep Austin Fed. With lessons of frugality instilled in her childhood,

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Get started doing good.

This ongoing post is for those who want to do more good – but may not know where to start. We’re compiling thoughts from experts around the country (although hey, we’re partial to the Austin area) to help give you all the advice and insight you need with just one click. Liz Kelly, founder of

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Georgetown Beard Club: RecognizeGood’s Most Unique Lighthouse

The Georgetown Beard Club immediately becomes our most unique Lighthouse recognition honoree for obvious reasons. This group of men, women, and young people (you read correctly) is built around two things – great facial hair and service to others. Launched in 2015, the Georgetown Beard Club (GBC) simply wanted to create a positive image of

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