Austin Under 40 Awards winners are solid gold

9:32 am May. 22, 2018

We always cheer the Austin Under 40 Awards ceremony, not just because it benefits two worthy causes, YWA Foundation and the Austin Sunshine Camps, but also because so many rising social stars end up among the winners.

Don’t

Mack, Jack and McConaughey rakes in $2.25 million

5:47 pm Apr. 17, 2018

Several Austin giving groups prompt nonprofits to compete head-to-head for bucks, but few stage the “asks” with as much entertainment value and celebrity glamour as Philanthropitch. The annual fast-pitch fest returns

This year’s rock star panel

Grasping Manos de Cristo and Ballet Austin

9:42 am Apr. 10, 2018

The invocation at the Manos de Cristo gala snuck up on me.

My mind wandered a bit — in a good way — during a biblical reading from Luke. Then it closed with a punch: “Truly

On an Austin party weekend, Fab Five meets Ignite

11:34 am Mar. 27, 2018

I’m late to the Seedling train. This great Austin group has been mentoring the children of incarcerated parents since 1997. They serve as one of the counterparts to Court Appointed Special Advocates, Boys and Girls Clubs, Big Brothers, Big Sisters and, new