2017-2018 Impact Report

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We’re Hiring! *Updated*

We currently have two positions open at Urban Roots! We are seeking a strategic fundraiser and collaborative leader to join the team as a full-time Development Director as well as a part-time Seasonal Program Specialist. Click here for more information and details on how to apply.

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A note from Willie: I love to support community farms growing right in my backyard

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10 Years of Young Leaders, Community, and Stories [Matching Gift Opportunity]

Dear Friends, Just over ten years ago, we had this idea for how young people could become leaders by growing food on an urban farm in Austin. The first thing we did was reach out to hundreds of students and community members: sharing the vision, getting feedback, and most importantly listening. Frequently, after hearing about […]

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Thank You for Amplifying Young Leaders!

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Educational Farm Tours

By connecting to land, food, and each other, we create a more nourished community. We are so grateful for AMD‘s contribution in support of our 2018 Educational Farm Tours– thank you for your generosity to help more young people connect to food and community! We’d love to have your student or community group out to […]

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Join us for Urban Roots’ 2018 MLK Weekend of Service!

**We are just about full for both days. Please email volunteer@urbanrootsatx.org if you wish to be placed on our waitlist. Also, please update your RSVP if your schedule changes and you’re no longer able to volunteer with us- thank you!** Please join us on Saturday the 13th and Monday the 15th for our special MLK Weekend […]

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Our hero is YOU: Have your year-end gift matched TODAY!

  Because of your support, Urban Roots is celebrating 10 years of empowering youth and nourishing the community. This year we aim to give more than $115,000 directly to 70+ young people through paid internships on our farm — which means we hope to distribute in just one season more than a quarter of what […]

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Celebrate #GivingThanksTuesday with us: We’ve got a gift and invitation just for you…

You may know that today is #GivingTuesday, a day that follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday as a chance to take a break from shopping to celebrate and think about the good that giving back can do.   This year we’re joining the celebration, but we’re shaking things up by celebrating #GivingThanksTuesday instead! You are […]

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Vote for Urban Roots!

  VOTE and ROOT for Urban Roots for BEST NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION in Austin Chronicle’s ‘Best of Austin’ ballot! Deadline is Monday, October 16th. This is our 2nd year in a row being a Finalist. And we think this would be a pretty cool 10th birthday present. Vote Here!

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