What better way to spread holiday cheer than by supporting businesses committed to making a positive impact in our community? Austin boasts a growing number of philanthropic businesses that prioritize giving back. Many of these businesses have publicly declared their commitment to generosity by joining Austin Gives, a community of businesses that dedicate one percent of their time, talent, or treasure towards charitable causes. As you embark on your holiday shopping expedition we hope you'll consider supporting Austin Gives generous businesses so they can continue to positively impact our community.

Here are 3 reasons to Shop with Heart:

1. By choosing to shop with Austin Gives members, not only are you supporting charitable initiatives, but you are investing in your local community as well. These businesses make Austin what it is today by contributing their resources to help solve some of the biggest challenges in our community. Let’s reward businesses that give back!

2. Every act of kindness can create a ripple, so by spending your holiday dollars at Austin Gives businesses, you are amplifying the effect of their charitable donations and helping sustain the giving spirit all year long.

3. The holiday season is a time of reflection and intentionally looking to the upcoming year. By supporting Austin Gives businesses, you are supporting and encouraging a movement of business philanthropy. You can inspire other businesses to adopt a culture of generosity, creating a more compassionate and socially responsible business climate.

This holiday season, make your purchases reflect your values by supporting businesses that not only offer quality products and services but are also making a positive difference in the Austin region. Shop with heart and support these generous businesses this holiday season!

Your company is invited to join Austin Gives, the business philanthropy initiative of the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce. Austin Gives is a community of generous businesses that commit to give back 1% of profits, products or services, and/or volunteer time to charity. Membership is free and includes networking and educational opportunities, as well as an annual awards event that celebrates social impact in Central Texas.

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