March 4–Save the Date for #AmplifyATX!

Working for a Better Texas

We are proud to be participating in a big day of giving in our home base of Austin, Texas!

In just three short weeks, we’re joining 300+ nonprofits in the Capital City to raise at least $1 million for the organizations that make Austin, and Texas, great. Amplify Austin is a 24-hour day of giving, and we’d love for YOU to join us on that day by contributing to CPPP so we can continue making Texas a better place for all of us!

Have questions? See below!

What is Amplify Austin?

horizontal AmplifyAmplify Austin is a new 24-hour, online giving event to increase philanthropy in Central Texas. The first annual Amplify Austin event will begin Monday, March 4, 2013 at 7 p.m. Donations will be accepted through AmplifyATX.org and through an authorized AmplifyATX giving form located on our website www.cppp.org. (We’ll have more information on our site soon!) The goal is to inspire Central Texans to come together for 24 hours to contribute $1 million to support the life-changing work of local nonprofit organizations.

What can I do?

You can do a lot! Start by following us now on Facebook and Twitter for updates on Amplify Austin, as well as I Live Here I Give Here, host of Amplify Austin! This is where we’ll be posting links to donate, updates on how much we’re raising, and event information. Also, mark your calendar now so you remember to give on March 4! Soon, we’ll have an online sign-up page for those of you who want to help us post on Facebook & Twitter that day!

Where can I donate? When can I donate?

The big day starts on Monday, March 4 at 7 p.m. through Tuesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. On that day, we will be posting links to our donation page so you can give directly to CPPP in just one click!

Do I have to live in Austin to participate?

No! That’s the beauty of Amplify Austin’s online community. It doesn’t matter where you are on Amplify day, you can still give to CPPP.

How else can I help?

Once you’ve given a gift, spread the word! Tag us in Facebook & Twitter posts, use the hashtag #AmplifyATX and share our posts throughout the day.

You can also sign up here to become an individual fundraiser for CPPP on Amplify day:

Individual Fundraiser Signup

Finally, share CPPP’s mission with your family, friends, and neighbors so we can all do what we can to make a better Texas.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact Deirdre at danderson@cppp.org or Alexa at garciaditta@cppp.org. They’re leading Amplify Austin for our organization and would love to help you!

And while you wait for the big day, enjoy this video from I Live Here, I Give Here:

Amplify Austin from I Live Here, I Give Here on Vimeo.

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