Archives for February 2014

Skillpoint is Getting Amped Up for Amplify Austin 2014

Skillpoint Alliance is thrilled to be participating in the second annual Amplify Austin community-wide giving day, beginning Thursday, March 20 at 6pm and ending at 6pm Friday, March 21. Amplify Austin, presented by I Live Here, I Give Here, is an initiative to increase philanthropy in Central Texas through online giving in a 24 hour period. Last year Amplify Austin, as a whole, raised over $2.8 million for the Central Texas community and this year their goal is to raise $4 million! Last Continue Reading >

Employee Profile: Ben Nelson – AmeriCorps VISTA

The mission of AmeriCorps VISTA members is to create and expand programs that bring low-income individuals and communities out of poverty. As an AmeriCorps VISTA, Ben Nelson has coordinated events, updating and monitoring website design, and overseeing administrative work in support of the FIRST® Robotics program. “Through my VISTA experience, I have had the tremendous opportunity to experience first-hand, what kind of difference just one person can make in their community. It has also given Continue Reading >