Wednesday, September 30, 2009


What Gives: A Food Drive & Fundraiser Benefiting Caritas of Austin
Thursday, October 1 from 7-10pm @ The Mohawk (912 Red River)

"What Gives?" Austin does. We live in beautiful city full of digital media creatives and fun entertainment opportunities, and in turn we'd like to provide an opportunity to get together to give back to our city. I'd like to invite you to participate as we join forces with some of the most innovative minds in Austin to engage our hearts and give back.

On October 1, a group of 30 industry professionals will donate their time to volunteer on site at the Caritas of Austin food kitchen downtown. Later that evening, we will celebrate their efforts at the What Gives? Caritas of Austin food drive and fundraiser from 7-10pm at the Mohawk.

PLEASE BRING: Non-perishable food items & monetary donations. See: for a comprehensive list of items you can bring to donate
GIFTS & AUCTION ITEMS FROM: Woodland, Frank, Decoder Ring, Helm, Transmission Entertainment, Olivia, Mint Salon & more...
MUSIC BY: DJ A.One (The Cannabinoids/Dallas)
MC: Mike Wiebe (The Riverboat Gamblers/Austin)
SUPPORTING SPONSORS: Caritas of Austin, The Austinist, The Mohawk, Texas Cultural Trust

Caritas of Austin,, not only feeds the homeless, but they offer services to help get the homeless off the streets. We're making this effort to help displaced people in our community get back on their feet, and to make the Austin area a safer place for patrons who enjoy live entertainment.

If you would like to get involved, donate auction items to the event or become a promotional media sponsor, please contact for more information.

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR VOLUNTEERS: Joshua Bingaman, Kristy Bowden, Kevin Burns, Suzanna Choffel, Josh Jones-Dilworth, Liz Dilworth, Elaine Garza, Rodney Gibbs, Joe Gross, Jason Hicks, Liz Lambert, Alan Luecke, Rosa Madriz, Jeff McMillioan, James Moody, Lindsay Muse, Daniel Northcutt, Matt Odam, Paul Oveisi, Taylor Perkins, Rose Reyes, Doug Roberts, Lisa Roberts, Caitlin M. Ryan, Tony Schum, William Steakley, Courtney Thedford & Jennifer Wijangco

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