Micah 6

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Micah 6 Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Submitted by: Jane Leifeste Volunteers needed for Micah 6 Street Youth Ministry which serves youth, ages 30 and down, who are dependent on the streets in the University area.  We are in need of volunteers for the Sunday Drop-In and the Cold Weather Shelter.  Both take place at University Baptist, 2107 San Antonio. The Drop-In … Continue reading

Micah 6 participating in Amplify Austin

Micah 6 of Austin is participating in Amplify Austin 2014. Amplify Austin Day is an initiative of the organization “I Live Here, I Give Here” to increase philanthropy in Central Texas through 24 hours of online giving. Your gifts made to Micah 6 on March 20-21 will be amplified  through the incentive pool and exciting prizes and will help continue this shared ministry for our … Continue reading

Micah 6 Food Basket Challenge

It’s getting harder to make ends meet in Austin. Rents have increased 43 percent since 2003. The new Farm Bill cut $8 billion from the SNAP (food stamps) program. One in three Travis county residents are low income, and one in four children are food insecure. The Micah 6 food pantry addresses some of the food insecurity … Continue reading

Micah 6 Closed on Thanksgiving

The Micah 6 food pantry will be closed Thursday, November 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. This is the only closing in 2013. The pantry will operate as usual on Saturday, November 30. Since November 30 falls during the long holiday weekend, we need additional volunteers for that day. Volunteers can sign up athttp://www.micah6austin.org. Just click on the Volunteer … Continue reading

Film Screening to Benefit Mobile Loves & Fishes

On Wednesday, August 14th  at Alamo Drafthouse, (5701 Slaughter Lane) Faith Presbyterian Church is hosting a screening of the award-winning documentary “A Place at the Table” to benefit the ministry of Austin’s Mobile Loaves & Fishes. Tickets to the film, which explores issues surrounding the nation’s hunger crisis, cost is $20. Doors open at 6:15 pm and the … Continue reading