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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 …

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

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 …

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.

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 …

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

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …