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All Together ATX Fund Will Support Vulnerable Populations Hit by COVID-19
There are so many people in need right now, it can be hard to know the best possible place to put your resources. The newly created All Together ATX fund might be a good place to start.

7:00AM Fri. Apr. 3, 2020, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

Austin Homeless Service Organizations That Need Your Help Now
As the new coronavirus spreads through Austin, many in our community are struggling to cope with forced isolation and social distancing measures, but most are able to meet their basic needs. The situation is much different for our unhoused neighbors.

4:40PM Thu. Mar. 19, 2020, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Austin Homeless Service Organizations That Need Your Help Now
Patreon Announces Weird Stream-A-Thon to Help After SXSW Cancellation
Over the last few years, many independent artists have become dependent on membership platform Patreon to pay the bills. Now, in the wake of SXSW's cancellation amid the coronavirus pandemic, Patreon is mounting a special fundraising streaming event on Wednesday – and the service is putting its own money in the pot.

5:19PM Mon. Mar. 16, 2020, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Urgent Charity Fundraiser for Local Film Critic
An incredible selection of rare collectibles, including out-of-print Mondo posters, a signed script from The Exorcist, and an Alamo Drafthouse Season Pass are all part of a silent auction tonight at Knomad Bar, as part of a fundraiser for an Austin film critic who faces mounting medical bills during a terrible emergency.

5:12PM Mon. Dec. 2, 2019, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

One in a Crowd: Medical Emergency for Horror Expert
If you've ever heard a film review on the One of Us podcast network, or more particularly the Deliberations of Doom horror show, you've probably heard the voice of critic and gore connoisseur Patience Robinson-Campos. Now she's facing a life-threatening illness, and the call has gone out for urgent assistance while she waits for a transplant.

11:51PM Wed. Oct. 23, 2019, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Alamo Drafthouse Launches El Paso and Dayton Fundraisers
Last weekend's horrifying mass murders in Dayton and El Paso have shocked the nation, and left many survivors, and the dependents of victims, in dire straits. Today, the Alamo Drafthouse is joining the fundraising effort, with a new giving program designed to let audiences assist those in need as they buy tickets.

10:00AM Wed. Aug. 7, 2019, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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How to Help Detained Migrant Families
With in-kind donations to detention centers being refused by Customs and Border Protection authorities, many are looking for ways to help improve conditions for refugees. Here is a list of organizations in need of volunteers and donations providing direct support and relief to detained refugees in Texas.

3:05PM Mon. Jul. 15, 2019, Katelyn Landry Read More | Comment »

How to Help the San Marcos Fire Victims
Last Friday, a fire broke out at the Iconic Village Apartments, which has killed five people who have yet to be identified. The fire also displaced many Texas State students who reside at the off-campus apartments. And, there are still five people who are unaccounted for: James Miranda, Haley Frizzell, Belinda Moats, Dru Estes, and David Ortiz.

7:00AM Wed. Jul. 25, 2018, Eilish O'Sullivan Read More | Comment »

How to Help Families Separated at the Border
The Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy of breaking up families who have crossed the U.S./Mexico border illegally has resulted in an estimated 2,000 children forcibly separated from their parents and housed in detention.

7:35AM Wed. Jun. 20, 2018, Kimberley Jones and Eilish O'Sullivan Read More | Comment »

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Austin ISD Announces All Monday Classes Will Be 100% Remote Following rare Central Texas snowfall, no in-person instruction
After Mishandling a Student's Assault, AISD Stalls on Training Staff Austin High alum recalls feelings silenced, ignored, and blamed
What Is Going On With Ken Paxton and Nate Paul? What we know – and don't know – about the strange connection between the embattled Austin real estate magnate and the Texas attorney general
COVID-19 Surge Forces Businesses to 50% Occupancy Limits Alternative Care Site at the Convention Center being prepped to open

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