What is #GivingTuesday?

How I Live Here I Give Here is inspiring neighbors to give back to the city they love!

If you haven’t heard of it yet, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that takes place every year the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The movement brings people together around service and giving. Started by the 92nd Street Y in 2012, #GivingTuesday has spread to 150+ countries and last year alone raised over $300 million for nonprofits. But #GivingTuesday is not just about the dollars - it is about communities joining forces for good! 

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Catherine Lucchesi
I Live Here I Give Here Returns as Community Leader “Giving Tuesday” on Tuesday, November 27

I Live Here I Give Here (ILHIGH) is proud to announce that the local nonprofit will serve for a second consecutive year as the official Community Leader in the Central Texas region for Giving Tuesday – an annual global event taking place the Tuesday immediately following Thanksgiving. Giving Tuesday is meant to serve as a time for people across the world to celebrate philanthropy and give back to their communities after the consumer-fueled shopping events of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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Lindsay Muse
St. David's Foundation Announces $1 Million Matching Donation to Amplify Austin For Partners

Following the incredible success of Amplify Austin Day 2017, which raised over $9.8 million for 700 nonprofits in Central Texas, I Live Here I Give Here (ILHIGH) announces that St. David’s Foundation has once again pledged to donate $1 million in matching funds during Amplify Austin’s sixth annual event which is slated to take place March 1 through March 2, 2018.

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Lindsay Muse
Be a Hero... and Bring a Friend

When we think of a superhero, what comes to mind?  A mask, a cape, a superhuman power…someone coming in to save the day for fellow mankind.

Aside from the mask and cape (but we can get you one if you want), you have all the power you need to be a hero to the citizens of this great region… and there is one day a year when we make it easy.  That is Amplify Austin Day.

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Lindsay Muse