How Austin businesses can help end homelessness

January 17, 2020

A problem as complex as homelessness is going to take everyone getting involved to end the crisis and get people off the streets permanently. There are many ways that local businesses can help end the homeless crisis in Austin. It could be as simple as donating to a homeless driven non-profit, volunteering or feeding one person.


Charitable Donations


There are many homelessness focused non-profits fighting to support people struggling through homelessness in Austin, Tx. Art From the Streets uses the power of art to build confidence in our homeless artists while also giving them a source of income. It provides a purpose for the artists and help give them a sense of stability. You can donate directly to our organization here.


Volunteer as a Group


Take your employees to volunteer for our open studio sessions! It’s a fun way to get involved and only costs your time. This is also a great way to see the impact this organization truly has on the local homeless artist community. Our open studio sessions are held every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 1-4pm unless otherwise stated on our Facebook.


Become an Advocate


Business owners have a special voice that the Austin city council will listen to. Learn about the various law changes and proposals affecting the homeless community and fight against discriminatory laws. Call your representatives, attend public sessions or tell the Chamber of Commerce to support local homeless initiatives.
Purchasing artwork supports the artists directly.
Donating to our program helps us to offer a free Open Studio
for the homeless and at risk. THANK YOU!



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