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December 6th, 2013 – Delayed Start
Due to the weather, the Capital IDEA office will open at 10 am today, Friday December 6.
November 25th, 2013 – Give as You Get – Your Holiday Shopping Can Benefit Capital IDEA
Capital IDEA is an official partner of Give as You Get. Just in time for the holiday season! Participating stores will donate a percentage of your purchases to Capital IDEA.
There are 3 easy steps to participate:
1. Visit Give as You Get – Capital IDEA
2. Click ‘Shop for Capital IDEA’ and pick your store.
3. Get your holiday shopping done.
You can ‘give as you get’ all year long. Every time you follow a link to a store through the Give as You Get website, a percentage of your purchase will be automatically credited to the organization of your choice, and it’s always free for you! All donations are made by the retailers as part of their charitable giving or marketing budgets. Shop now »
Online stores include: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, Disney Store, Groupon, Khol’s, Overstock.com, Target, The Body Shop, Think Geek, and many more.
Help us spread the word on Facebook!
November 18th, 2013 – December Orientations Just Around the Corner
November 5th, 2013 – Donation Drive for the Families of Dove Springs and Onion Creek
Capital IDEA is holding a Donation Drive from Monday, November 4th – Friday, November 8th. Drop donations at our office: 835 N. Pleasant Valley Dr., 3rd floor, Austin, TX 78702. Capital IDEA staff will transport donations to the warehouse distribution center at Oak Meadows Baptist Church, 6905 South IH 35, Austin, TX 78744.
Please share: Donation Drive flyer (pdf).
Top 3 Needs:
• Gift cards – to HEB or Walmart preferable, any amount.
• Cleaning supplies – heavy duty trash bags, face masks, work gloves, box cutters, clean rags, trash cans, disinfectants, etc.
• Food – non-perishable food items, baby food, and some pet food.
October 16th, 2013 – The Whitlow Good Neighbor Event Raised $78K for Capital IDEA!
The 2013 Whitlow Good Neighbor event was a huge success and an unexpected outpouring of support and generosity! Through sponsor contributions and individual donors, this year’s bi-annual event raised more than double the amount raised in 2011, and additional donations are still coming in the mail.
Did you miss our thank you email? Read it now.
Whitlow Good Neighbor Photos: Visit our event photo album!
October 3rd, 2013 – Whitlow Good Neighbor Ice Cream Social – Sunday, October 6
This Sunday is the Whitlow Good Neighbor Ice Cream Social. There is no admission fee for this fun, family-friendly event. Donations will be gladly accepted.
Honoring: Dale Illig & George White
When: Sunday, October 6th, 2013, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: United Heritage Center at Dell Diamond, 3400 Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, TX 78665 (view map)