I Live Here, I Give Here

Tom Spencer is the executive director of I Live Here, I Give Here, the nonprofit that runs Amplify Austin.

Photo by Joe Lanane

I Live Here, I Give Here

A staff of four expects to raise millions of dollars for hundreds of Central Texas nonprofits March 5 as part of the third annual Amplify Austin event. more »

Feb 25, 2015 12:00 AM Central Austin

Members of the band Double Trouble are signing each print of a new artwork based on the song "Texas Flood" to help raise money for the third annual Amplify Austin event, which takes place March 5–6.

Courtesy Abell Photography

Music-themed art project helps benefit Amplify Austin fundraiser

Amplify Austin, a 24-hour fundraising marathon hosted by I Live Here, I Give Here, has a lofty $7 million goal heading into the March 5–6 event. A new initiative called ART X AMPLIFY seeks to raise money for the event. more »

Feb 16, 2015 1:00 PM Central Austin

Amplify Austin, a nonprofit fundraiser started by I Live Here, I Give Here, seeks to raise $4 million during a 24-hour period starting March 20.

Amplify Austin

'I Live Here, I Give Here' event sets $4 million fundraising goal

After collecting a single-day area record of $2.79 million in charitable donations in 2013, Amplify Austin has set a more ambitious goal this year. more »

Feb 12, 2014 9:18 AM Central Austin

Greenlights' Nonprofit Excellence Awards nominees announced


Greenlights’ Nonprofit Excellence Awards nominees announced

From bringing the creative arts to low-income schools to providing basic necessities to the homeless, the nonprofit groups nominated for the Greenlights’ Nonprofit Excellence Awards vary in size and mission. more »

Aug 22, 2013 12:00 AM Central Austin

Amplify Austin raises nearly $2.8 million for nonprofit organizations

The online philanthropy day aimed to raise $1 million within 24 hours. more »

Mar 4, 2013 12:02 PM Central Austin

Student philanthropists unpack canned foods and coats at Capital Area Food Bank on Nov. 20.

Photo by Joe Olivieri

Charities seek residents’ help as resources decline

The students socializing in the Capital Area Food Bank parking lot in Southwest Austin do not match the stereotype of philanthropists. more »

Dec 20, 2012 7:00 AM Southwest Austin