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In Honor of Giving Tuesday: 5 Austin Non-Profits We Love

December 1, 2015

We’ve already given thanks. We’ve gotten amazing deals (looking at you, Brown Amber Saturday). Now, it’s time for something even more important — giving back. Giving Tuesday, which takes place today, Dec. 1st, is a day of giving back and celebrating the spirit of generosity. We thought we’d get into the spirit by highlighting five local Austin non-profit organizations we love.




Girlstart empowers young girls in STEM (science, math, engineering, and technology). We’re 






LifeWorks is an incredible organization that serves 6,000 youth and families working toward a path to self sufficiency in the face of some of life’s most difficult challenges. This organization creates support for their clients through counseling, housing, education, and youth development.




I Live Here, I Give Here’s mission is to encourage the Austin community in giving back to local organizations. ILHIGH works with over 500 local non-profits and has created the program, Amplify Austin, which launched a 24-hour giving day in March.



APA-Final2Rescuing animals since 2008, Austin Pets Alive! has saved more than 25,000 cats and dogs and is working toward creating a “No-Kill Central Texas.”





Founded in 1981, Capital Area Food Bank doesn’t only feed the hungry, but it stomps out hunger all together. This organization serves nearly 46,000 people a week, serves 21 counties in Central Texas, and provides food and grocery products to a network of 300 partner agencies.


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milk + honey Goes Blue for Autism Speaks: Light It Up Blue

April 1, 2013

lightitupblueFeeling blue? Well, you should and it has nothing to do with April showers. milk + honey spa 2nd Street District is proud to join forces with other area businesses for the campaign Autism Speaks, the world’s largest Autism science and advocacy organization, in its Light It Up Blue campaign.

During the month of April, milk + honey will donate $5 to Autism Speaks for each blue manicure or pedicure our clients receive.

Our m + h Manicure or PedicureLux Manicure or Pedicure, and our Seasonal Orange Blossom Manicure or Pedicure are all eligible for this offer. Ladies, don’t worry, we have plenty of wonderful shades of blue for you to look your best.

The Light It Up Blue campaign is to raise awareness for Autism and to help Austinites identify, support, and include those with Autism in our community.

Please check out other local businesses who are also helping raise awareness for Autism.

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