One on One with Love Box Leader Lorraine
by Austin Angels on February 21st, 2018
Today we are sitting down with one of our amazing Love Box Leaders, Lorraine, and getting to know a little more about her and her experience with the Love Box program! I grew up in a very loving and supportive family in a very small town in southwest Louisiana.  My parents were the two most influential people in my life and were always there for my siblings and me.  Although we weren’t wealthy, I,...  Read More
2018 Angel Ambassador Dinner
by Austin Angels on February 14th, 2018
Once yearly we gather all of our community partners and individual donors for an evening of reflection and celebration of all that was accomplished in the previous year. This year, nearly one hundred guests joined us for a family-style dinner, as Susan shared the triumphs of 2017, honored those who made it possible, and shared our vision for the new year. It was a truly special evening. What is a...  Read More
Welcome Spring 2018 Interns!
by Austin Angels on January 18th, 2018
Our spring interns have arrived! We are so thankful for the hard work and fresh perspective that each of these talented professionals will bring to Austin Angels over the next few months. Hi! My name is Cassidy Mercier. I was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, but spent most of my childhood years living in Fairfax, Virginia. I grew up playing competitive soccer and was recruited to play at the NCAA Divisio...  Read More
Love Box Leader Q&A: Tonya
by Austin Angels on December 7th, 2017
What brought you to the Love Box program? I have been involved with Austin Angels since 2009. My family has participated in many events over the years and my two boys have often joined me. Life was busy raising two active boys and working full-time so monthly or quarterly events worked well with our schedule. In September 2016, circumstances allowed me to take a break from full-time work. I sudde...  Read More
A Love Box Leader's Journey - Marcela
by Austin Angels on November 30th, 2017
I moved to the United States 12 years ago. I was born and raised in Colombia, and like a lot of Hispanic families, we were very close, as well as close to our neighbors. As a child, my parents often helped people in need, such as members of our extended family that went through difficult financial times. My grandmother owned a farm and would give produce from the farm to neighbors who were going t...  Read More
So you decided to be a Love Box leader...
by Austin Angels on November 16th, 2017
Congratulations! You have decided to join the mission of Austin Angels and become a Love Box Leader. I know, I know, you feel you have spent too much time questioning yourself.  You pressed repeat on the loop of excuses of why you shouldn’t and couldn’t volunteer. The loudest voice in your head wondering how in the world little ol’ you could make an impact in a stranger’s life, much less the life ...  Read More
September Newsletter to Love Box Leaders
by Austin Angels on September 2nd, 2017
For many of us Austin Angels was our first exposure to foster care and its brokenness. Once our eyes were opened and we learned about the sad reality these kids face everyday we couldn't sit back anymore. We had to stand up. Everyone stands for something.  At Austin Angels we stand FOR creating sustainable change in the foster care system. The Love Box Program is a really wonderful solution to tu...  Read More
As one door closes, another opens!
by Austin Angels on August 22nd, 2017
This summer has flown by with all the exciting happenings here at Austin Angels. We launched our very first annual Dare to Dream Luncheon, gathered passes and coupons from local businesses to bless our families with summer fun packs, took a group of families in our program on an overnight camping retreat, threw an amazing baby shower for Lisa, and made several new partnerships! None of these accom...  Read More
Lisa's Baby Shower Recap
by Austin Angels on July 21st, 2017
Type your new text here. On Sunday afternoon about twenty ladies gathered to bless former foster care child, Lisa Howell, with all of the essentials she will need to welcome her baby boy Tazio next month! Lisa was overwhelmed with the generosity of all those who donated to the shower, and began tearing up on the very first gift. It was truly a lovely afternoon, filled with conversation, laughter, ...  Read More
Welcome summer interns 2017!
by Austin Angels on June 16th, 2017
Our goal at Austin Angels is to improve the lives of all children in the foster system. We are so blessed to have these amazing interns on our team and we cannot wait to see all the things that they will accomplish this semester.
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June Love Box Newsletter
by Austin Angels on June 2nd, 2017
We want to take a minute to celebrate YOU! Since January we have matched 26 new love box groups, launched a new mentorship program, built new partnerships, hired staff, and encouraged love box groups in their volunteer journey. We know we couldn't do this alone and have been thrilled by your engagement to spread the mission of Austin Angels. Keep loving your families well and never lose sight of t...  Read More
A night we'll never forget! - Ladies Night Out
by Austin Angels on May 26th, 2017
Our ladies at Lavish Leathers and The Stitch Shoppe did it again…

They threw another absolutely stunning event in our honor last week. There was music all around. Delicious food. Abundant drinks. Stimulating conversations. Intense silent auction battles. And we are so grateful for the amazing photographer that was able to capture it all. Check out the photos below! 

Surpassing their goal of raising

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