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July

Per Stirling Volunteers! – Austin Pets Alive

With it being TWO full years since we originally kicked off with our monthly volunteer initiatives at Per Stirling, we wanted to come full circle back to our very first initiative with Austin Pets Alive! “Austin is proudly the largest and longest running No Kill city in the nation thanks to a groundbreaking and unique […]

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May

Per Stirling Volunteers – Earth Day

For the month of April, Per Stirling’s community initiative focus was on preserving our beautiful planet.  Also known as Earth Day, this is the global environmental protection observance day that falls on April 22nd.  The first Earth Day started in 1970 when millions of Americans protested for cleaner air and water.  This led to the […]

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April

Per Stirling Volunteers – Amplify Austin

For the month of March, Per Stirling took part in Central Texas’ biggest day of giving by supporting Amplify Austin Day 2021.  The city of Austin gathered together to help our fellow Central Texans recover as part of the I Live Here I Give Here campaign.  This campaign is a nonprofit organization revolved around generous […]

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March

Per Stirling Volunteers – American Heart Month

Per Stirling’s Community Initiative for the month of February was American Heart Month.  Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the United States causing one in four deaths each year according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.  Studies show that we are more successful in living out heart-healthy lifestyles when we […]

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January

Per Stirling Volunteers — Needs for the Holidays

It has been our tradition for Per Stirling to focus its December Community Initiative on the holidays.  Last December, as an example, Per Stirling sponsored a handful of children for the holidays, and both staff and advisors contributed funds to be able to buy the kids the gifts on their holiday wish lists.  It was […]

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November

Per Stirling Volunteers – Mental Health

The year 2020 has been a period of historic and global challenges, both at home and in the workplace, and the associated uncertainty and stress has caused many to face mental health issues for the first time, while causing many of those with a history of such issues to struggle like never before. Mental illness […]

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October

Per Stirling Volunteers – Breast Cancer Awareness

In the United States, half of all women and a third of all men will likely be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime. As such, the odds are that we will all be affected in some way by this terrible disease, whether it’s a personal diagnosis or a friend or family member developing cancer. Exciting […]

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September

Per Stirling Volunteers! — Back to School

Per Stirling’s Volunteer Initiative for August focused efforts on Back-to-School. As we all know, getting back to school is a little different this year, and there were plenty of initiatives to help families navigate through this difficult time. Our team helped Back-to-School Drives of Austin and Hutto through monetary donations, which helped provide healthy snacks for […]