Amp it Up!
Philanthropists honor best Amplify Austin Day ever with celebratory luncheon
What: St. David's Foundation's annual Amplify Austin Day luncheon
Where: St. David’s Foundation
The lowdown: On Thursday, March 29, representatives of local nonprofits and supporters of I Live Here I Give Here gathered at the annual Amplify Austin Day luncheon, held at the St. David’s Foundation. The event celebrated the most successful Amplify Austin Day to date, an annual event that raised an astounding $10.3 million over a 24-hour online giving period from March 1-2.
Attendees included representatives from Austin’s leading philanthropic organizations, along with St. David’s Foundation chief executive director EarlMaxwell and I Live Here I Give Here executive director CelesteFlores.
During the celebratory luncheon, Maxwell presented $1 million in checks to grantees and shared additional Amplify Austin Day results. Since Amplify Austin’s start in 2013, St. David’s Foundation has contributed to over $5.6 million in donations.
Who: Cassie Swenson, Lindsay Muse, Chelsea Toler-Hoffmann, Celeste Flores, Peter Pinoffs, Jawana Gutierrez, Stephen Jackobs, Catherine Lucchesi, Amy Morris, Christine Herlin, Christopher Alberts, Paul Scott, and EarlMaxwell.