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Austin Chapter of National Charity League Honored with 20th RecognizeGood Lighthouse Award

RecognizeGood is proud to honor National Charity League – Austin with our 20th RecognizeGood Lighthouse Award!

The National Charity League (NCL) Austin Chapter has made an impact on the Austin community for the last 17 years, providing volunteer support to 23 different nonprofits with over 6,200 ANNUAL volunteer hours. The organization is comprised of 7th-12th grade girls and their mothers, working to foster mother-daughter relationships through philanthropic leadership and cultural activities. NCL’s 280+ members volunteer with many different organizations including: Austin Pets Alive!, Caritas of Austin, Central Texas Food Bank, Drive a Senior, Girlstart, Lifeworks, Mobile Loaves and Fishes and Texas Military Family Support. Additionally, many of the organization’s members choose to volunteer with Ronald McDonald House Charities, with over 650 annual volunteer hours dedicated specifically to this nonprofit. Mother-daughter teams enjoy the unique opportunity the Ronald McDonald House provides to help other families during their difficult times. With the presentation of this award, RecognizeGood gives the Austin Chapter of National Charity League a heartfelt THANK YOU on behalf of the entire community.

George Mihalcik, RecognizeGood program director, presented the organization with several thank-you gifts – a $250 donation, an award plaque, two tickets to the 2018 Ethics in Business & Community Award luncheon, and a pay-it-forward donation to Mobility Worldwide in the club’s name. This recognition represented a sincere “Thank you!” from the Central Texas community for an amazing display of selfless service from the entire group at National Charity League – Austin.

The RecognizeGood Lighthouse Award recognizes the selfless community efforts and philanthropy of Austin-area service clubs through length, magnitude or impact of service – by highlighting “special” organizations and telling their stories, we believe that others will be inspired to make our community a better place. Award nominees may be sent to, and are voted on by a selection committee according to the following criteria:

  1. Length of Service
  2. Magnitude of Service
  3. Special One-Time Event

This was the 20th RecognizeGood Lighthouse Award presented to an Austin-area service organization. Check out this and all previous Lighthouse awardees by clicking here. Thanks to Lighthouse program sponsor iRex Group, Ltd. for their generosity and active support of this program!

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About RecognizeGood

RecognizeGood: THE Foundation (commonly known as simply RecognizeGood) is a local nonprofit that provides a means for individuals, businesses and other nonprofits to illuminate selfless volunteers, charitable acts and community service throughout the greater Austin area. There are several active RecognizeGood programs that work toward this mission from different angles, but the common theme is simple – the illumination of GOOD in our community.