By: Allie Townshend Peña, Generation SERVE Development Director
Lately, we've been getting a lot of questions about our suggested activity donations, push for Family Sponsorship, and our general need to fundraise. Why do we ask for funds when volunteering is “free”?
Today, our Development Director, Allie, breaks it down for us! Read on to learn more about why philanthropic donations are essential to Generation SERVE's success - and why we seek donations from our participants and the community.
By: Erin Barber, Generation SERVE Board Member
Erin is one of Generation SERVE’s newest Board members. She is an HR Executive with WP Engine. Erin and her partner, Kimery, have two boys: Sawyer (6) and Evan (11).
Registration for Austin Families Give Back 2018 will open on October 8th at generationserve.org/austinfamiliesgiveback.
By: Generation SERVE Teen Leaders, Haylen, Taryn and Zazie
As our summer of service wraps up, we sat down with three of our Youth Leadership Program participants to hear how they liked the program, what they learned and what they plan to do next with all their new skills and experience.
By: Generation SERVE Intern, Effy Park
By: Generation SERVE Volunteer & Service Learning Program participant, Sadie Stansberry
Do you have a 3rd - 5th grader interested in our Service Learning Program?
Registration for our fall program opens on July 9th, so keep an eye out for an email at that time where you can sign up!
By: Generation SERVE staff
By: Ben Farrugia, Generation SERVE Teen Volunteer
Do you know a teen who wants to dive into service this summer?
We have plenty of opportunities for teens to get involved in our community! You can check out our teen opportunities, including our five-week Jeremiah Program commitment and individual Teen Service Days, on our Teen Service Page here!
By: Amy Loar, Generation SERVE Executive Director
Amy Loar is our new Executive Director! In case you missed it, here is the newsletter where we announced she’d be joining us. This blog post is Amy’s opportunity to introduce herself.
By: Amanda Mullins, Generation SERVE Activity Lead
By: Mallory Thomason, Generation SERVE Teen Leader