Communities In Schools of Central Texas surrounds students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Through campus-based programs and special projects, Communities In Schools creates a network of volunteers, social services, businesses, and community resources that work together to break down barriers and help students succeed.
Most Communities In Schools volunteer opportunities are located on a school campus. Volunteers are matched to meet weekly with a student, beginning in the fall and continuing until the end of the school year. To become a volunteer, first complete the online application.
Austin's annual premier tasting event, Food for Thought, is a fun, elegant tasting event featuring Austin’s hottest restaurants. Join 700 of Austin's most dynamic community leaders at the acclaimed Moody Theater for a lively evening of exquisite local cuisine, festive live music, delicious libations, and irresistible live auction packages. It's a night to celebrate the success of Communities In Schools students and raise financial support for critical dropout prevention services.