Tag Archives: Philanthropy

RecognizeGood Photo: Donation

Google Study: Donation Searches Increase In September

A new research study by Google suggests that nonprofits might be waiting too long to start their year-end fundraising efforts. In 2012, the number of donation-related searches was 30 percent higher in September than it was in August.

“If nonprofits …

RecognizeGood Photo: Legend Dr. John Oswalt - HeartGift

Legends in Review: Dr. John Oswalt, HeartGift Austin


Dr. John Oswalt, co-founder and a driving force behind HeartGift Austin, was recognized as our RecognizeGood Legend in December 2010.  HeartGift was created to provide funding, coordination of care, and medical services for children with Congenital Heart Disease

RecognizeGood Spotlight: Citizen Generation

The heart of RecognizeGood is to simply say “thank you” to those doing good things. Today’s Spotlight focuses on Citizen Generation, an organization created around the belief in the city of Austin as a national leader in philanthropy – …

RecognizeGood Logo: Amplify Austin

RecognizeGood Spotlight: Amplify Austin

Being known as a city that’s doing a lot of good, there seems to always be something going on in Austin! A fun new event coming to our city is called Amplify Austin, a community-wide giving festival. Introduced by …

RecognizeGood Spotlight: Give Realty

In May 2010 we had the exciting opportunity to honor Laurie Loew as our RecognizeGood Legend. Laurie received this recognition because of her amazing work with Give Realty, a company she founded. Give Realty donates 25% of their fees …

RecognizeGood Photo: A Glimmer of Hope

RecognizeGood Spotlight: A Glimmer of Hope

This week’s RecognizeGood spotlight goes to A Glimmer of Hope; an Austin-based nonprofit whose goal is to help lift women and children out of extreme poverty in rural Ethiopia. Since its beginnings in 2000, the organization has given $60 million. …

RecognizeGood Photo: Legends John Lorek and Felix Madrid

July 2012 Legends: John Lorek and Felix Madrid

This summer we had the opportunity to recognize two men, John Lorek and Felix Madrid. As our July 2012 RecognizeGood Legends, they received a “Pay-It-Forward” donation of $1,000 to Central Texas Ability Sports. The ceremony took place at City Hall,

RecognizeGood Graphic: Our History

Where we’ve come from, and where we are headed.

In 2007 the TyRex Group Ltd. won the Ethics in Business award, a huge honor in itself. This award created the cornerstone for a partnership between the TyRex Group and the Samaritan Counseling Center. The partnership ultimately led John Bosch …