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Amplify Austin Day – Help Raise $10m in 24 Hours

Amplify Austin Day – Help Raise $10m in 24 Hours

Posted on Mar 01, 2018 by

What is Amplify Austin Day?
Amplify Austin Day is a 24-hour period of online giving which connects local non-profits of all causes to local donors through a digital marketplace. This platform provides a fun way for the city to come together to better the community. Over the past five years, Amplify Austin has raised over $35 million for local organizations. This year it aims to raise $10 million in just 24 hours!

When Is It?
March 1st – March 2nd.
6pm-6pm.

How Can You Participate?
1. Donate: It’s simple, quick and easy. Think of it like Amazon for nonprofits – you go online and choose which organization you want to donate to, enter your payment details then checkout.
2. Spread the word: Reach out to your friends and family and spread the word about Amplify Austin, your cause, and your story. Talk about giving on your social media pages using the hashtag #AmplifyATX. The more people involved, the better!

Why Should You Participate?

  • Make Austin a better place
  • Help others in the community who may be less fortunate
  • Small donations make a huge impact
  • Feel good about yourself!
  • Set an example for others
  • Donations are 100% tax deductible
  • Donations will be amplified by incentive matching dollars from sponsors

Not sure who to donate to this year? Get some inspiration from our curated list of local nonprofits:

Austin Clubhouse
Click here to donate
Austin Clubhouse is an organization that works for wellness. They provide a community that offers hope, respect, and opportunities for adults with mental health diagnoses.

Andy Roddick Foundation
Click here to donate
The Andy Roddick Foundation’s mission is to work with the local community to expand opportunities for young people to learn, thrive, and succeed.

Aids Services of Austin
Click here to donate
AIDS Services of Austin enhances the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS.

Goodwill Central Texas
Click here to donate
Goodwill Central Texas works to make a difference by offering comprehensive education, training, and career placement services to help people who need it the most.

Hospice Austin
Click here to donate
Hospice Austin is a nonprofit organization that eases the physical, emotional and spiritual pain of any person in our community facing the final months of a serious illness by providing expert and compassionate care, education and bereavement support.

Keep Austin Beautiful 
Click here to donate
Keep Austin Beautiful provides resources and education to engage citizens in building more beautiful communities. No matter the project, their aim is to empower Austinites to become passionate stewards of our public green spaces, neighborhoods, and waterways.

The LIVESTRONG Foundation
Click here to donate
The LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes brings first-class cancer care to Austin. Cancer care professionals will provide whole person care – from the moment of their cancer diagnosis, throughout the balance of their cancer journey.

Mission Capital
Click here to donate
While Austin experiences significant growth, our community remains overwhelmed by persistent social challenges. Mission Capital provides the tools and guidance needed to tackle these complex issues and create lasting social change.

United Way for Greater Austin
Click here to donate
United Way for Greater Austin brings people, ideas and resources together to fight poverty in our community.

YMCA of Austin
Click here to donate
The purpose of the YMCA of Austin is to enhance the lives of men, women, boys and girls in the Austin community, regardless of race, creed, age, economic circumstances and physical or mental abilities, by providing quality programs, activities and facilities.

For a full list of nonprofits involved in this day of giving, visit the AmplifyAustin website. Don’t forget to log on and donate from 6pm March 1st – 6pm March 2nd. Let’s do this, Austin!

Courtney Bateson

Marketing Coordinator at HMG Creative. Marketing Management grad. Brit in Texas. Lover of food, photography, travel and the arts. Follow her on Instagram @courtneybateson

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