• CARY Celebrates 15th Year Anniversary!
    CARY Celebrates 15th Year Anniversary!
    On September 10 at Green Pastures Restaurant, former and current board members, donors and other supporters of CARY celebrated the accomplishments  of CARY over the first 15 years. CARY is pleased to report that with support totaling $5 million, it has served 6,500 students in the past 15 years.  Adrian L. Moore, Founder and Executive Director thanked past and present board members, funders and staff.   Former board chairs Jim Bryce, Bob King, Joan Hilgers, and Terry Cowan, and current chair Stan Knee talked about their time in leadership of the organization. Government officials representing Travis County, City of...
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  • Golf for Charity Classic Benefits CARY
    Golf for Charity Classic Benefits CARY
    A beautiful spring day in Austin was the backdrop for the annual Richard P. Slaughter Associates Golf for Charity Classic on June 2.  The event benefited CARY as well as the Christi Center and Texas Parent to Parent.  Thanks to returning and new participants!  Individual players contributed more than $1,000...
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  • An Evening with Best-Selling Author Piper Kerman
    An Evening with Best-Selling Author Piper Kerman
    Author Piper Kerman wowed the crowd at our 8th Annual Distinguished Speaker Benefit on May 7!  Ms. Kerman spoke eloquently about her own experience of compassion and friendship and praised the work CARY is doing to prevent kids from ever going to prison as necessary and worthy of support. (See...
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  • CARY Board Member Honored
    CARY Board Member Honored
    The Honorable Celeste Villarreal was honored on June 26, 2014 with the Bob Black Bar Leaders Award by the Texas Tech Law Alumni Association.  The prestigious award was presented to Judge Villarreal at a reception of the State Bar of  Texas in Austin. The Bob Black Award is given to Texas Tech Law alumni who have served as president of a local, state, national, internationl, or specialty bar association.  Villarreal is the Immediate Past President of the Mexican-American Bar Association of Texas. Villarreal received her Juris Doctor from Texas Tech...
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  • eBay Supports PeaceRox
    eBay Supports PeaceRox
      eBay Foundation’s GIVE Team Program, recently made a $6,000 grant to CARY for our PeaceRox program.  The GIVE Team Program empowers employees of eBay Inc. to support their communities through volunteerism and employee-sponsored grants.  In 2013 alone, GIVE teams worldwide recommended over 200 nonprofits to receive grants totaling more than $1,100,000. “eBay Foundation was established to reach beyond the boundaries of eBay’s virtual village to develop strong communities that bring people together,” said Lauren Moore, President of eBay Foundation. “Through our GIVE Teams, we’ve been able to identify and support...
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  • Local Businesses Support Summer Youth Activities
    Local Businesses Support Summer Youth Activities
    Each summer CARY Youth Advisors find enrichment opportunties for youth in the CARY program.  A group recently enjoyed the Round Rock Express, thanks to Mike Capp, sportscaster with the Round Rock Express! It’s always important to feed these hungry teens, and CARY is most grateful for the generous support of P. Terry’s Burger Stand, Dan’s Hamburgers and Jim Jim’s Water-Ice for providing gift cards for these field trips.  Thanks so much!...
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The City of Austin, Travis County, Austin Independent School District, Governor’s Criminal Justice Division and the U.S. Department of Justice are each funding sources for CARY, but the information presented here-in does not officially represent the opinion or policy of these government agencies.