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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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Doing Good Better: Integral Care

People do good for others every day in the community surrounding Austin. At RecognizeGood, our mission is to help strengthen that community by sharing those inspiring examples. Since 1967, Integral Care has supported adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder, and intellectual and developmental disabilities. The organization’s latest project, called Terrace at

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8th Grader, Besher Garcia, dances his way into being our 87th Legend!

RecognizeGood honored Besher Garcia as the 87th RecognizeGood Legend award in a presentation in Austin on Thursday, October 10th. During the event, RecognizeGood made a $1,000 pay-it-forward donation to Women’s Storybook Project in his name. Besher has been involved with the Women’s Storybook project since he was only a young 8-year-old. After meeting some volunteers

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Beta Psi Omega Chapter of AKA Recognized for 80+ Years of Service

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is the nation’s oldest sorority founded by black, college-educated women and is built on a foundation of service to mankind. The Beta Psi Omega (BPO) Chapter has been making an impact in the greater Austin community since May 8, 1938. The Chapter has 173 members today and has continuously served this

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