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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 …

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 …

RecognizeGood Legend provides safe, clean water to 250,000+

Eric Bailey has traveled over 71,000 miles to donate his engineering expertise through Well Aware, building clean water systems that have helped transform nearly a quarter of a million lives.

Eric Bailey has been a volunteer with Well Aware, …

A Lighthouse on Literacy

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child, and one community at a time.

The Kiwanis Club of Sun City Georgetown was chartered June 24, 1997, and has over 100 members, making it the …

RecognizeGood featured in Austin Business Journal!

Central Texas businesses are stepping up now more than ever to address pressing needs in our community, and Growing Good is dedicated to researching and measuring corporate generosity. This is a partnership between I Live Here I Give Here, …

Doing Good is Good Business: Emlyn Lee, BRAVE Communities

RecognizeGood took its 2020 Ethics in Business Awards program virtual, and got to interview this year’s award finalists in-depth via Zoom over the month of April. While our video edit requires brevity, hearing from these inspiring ethical business leaders moved …