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From animal assistance to community building: A 2021-22 volunteer guide for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

This article originally appeared in Community Impact, click here for the original.

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Help out your community in a number of ways throughout the year by volunteering with local nonprofit groups

One man dedicates his Saturday’s to distributing clothing to those experiencing homelessness

Every Saturday for the past 10 years, William Kerby has distributed hundreds and thousands of pounds of clothing and life’s essentials to those experiencing homelessness in the Austin area through Kerby’s Clothing Ministry.

Kerby’s Clothing Ministry (KCM) provides clothing, …

For 18 months, Briana and Jacqueline have delivered free groceries to 65,000 Austinites

Over the course of just 18 months, Briana Murphy and Jacqueline T. Freeman have worked as full-time unpaid volunteers for Black Women In Business, and their efforts have provided free groceries to over 65,000 Austinites in need.

Briana and …

15 years, $550,000 raised and Gary’s still running strong for The SAFE Alliance

Gary Walker has been racing toward an end to child abuse since 2005, raising over $550,000 for The SAFE Alliance along the way and training hundreds of people alongside him.

Since the first marathon in 2005, when Gary and 13 …

Volunteer in Elgin, Texas

Saturday RecognizeGood visited the Elgin Volunteer “Job” Fair where we were able to speak with several agencies, non-profits, and philanthropic organizations from around the City of Elgin. The goal of this event was to connect Elginites with local organizations …

Per Stirling Members of RecoginzeGood Ethics in Business Alliance

In 2018, RecognizeGood awarded Per Stirling Wealth Management the Ethics in Business Award in the small business category, and for good reason. As a firm, Per Stirling is known for its award-winning ethics, its client-centric fiduciary culture, and the nationally …

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Thinkery + WP Engine Collaboration

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Recently RecognizeGood connected Austin children’s museum Thinkery with website builder WP Engine for a complete website overhaul. The Thinkery, which serves as a hands-on learning experience for children focusing on STEAM (science, technology engineering, arts, and math), had previously identified …

Finding a renewed sense of dignity at Community First! Village


Story by Stefanie Lebens, RecognizeGood Program Coordinator

I arrived at Community First! Village on a particularly busy day. They were hosting a neighborhood clean-up where volunteer residents and outside volunteers help villagers with chores and home maintenance that they …

Back to our roots and hosting a gratitude contest

When RecognizeGood first launched as a gratitude platform in 2009, the whole idea was to inspire others by simply saying thanks publicly to someone who made a difference in your life. On World Gratitude Day 12 years later, we’re back …

Florence has spent 20 years spreading laughter, love, care and giving back to the Montopolis children

For over 20 years, Florence Ponziano has been caring for children in the Montopolis neighborhood of Austin through her own programs and shelter, Florence’s Comfort House.

Inspired by the interest of neighborhood kids who joined her to pick up …

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About RecognizeGood

RecognizeGood: THE Foundation (commonly known as simply RecognizeGood) is a local nonprofit that provides a means for individuals, businesses and other nonprofits to illuminate selfless volunteers, charitable acts and community service throughout the greater Austin area. There are several active RecognizeGood programs that work toward this mission from different angles, but the common theme is simple – the illumination of GOOD in our community.