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October

Per Stirling Volunteers – Breast Cancer Awareness 2021

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 battle with cancer, or something that impacts a friend or […]

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September

Per Stirling Volunteers – Back to School

Per Stirling’s Volunteer Initiative for August focused on the return to school which, much like last year, was fraught with challenges.  As such, we were able to identify several opportunities to help families navigate through this difficult time. Our team once again supported Foundation Communities, an Austin-based back-to-school drive that concentrates on after-school education programs, through […]

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August

Per Stirling Volunteers! – Ruby’s Rainbow

This July, Per Stirling’s community initiative focus was on Ruby’s Rainbow, an Austin-based, non-profit organization that supports and provides scholarships to adult students with Down syndrome. This service helps students to pursue their dreams of higher education through scholarships, and by making colleges aware of “[the students’] capabilities and general awesomeness!” Since 2012, Ruby’s Rainbow has […]

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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 […]