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July 28th, 2013

The Drive To Make A DIfference

10 female philanthropists you don't know yet.

Austin Tidbits is thrilled to unveil our first-ever list of 10 Female Philanthropists You Don't Know Yet. Meet the engaging, dedicated women who inspire us and hear about the heart they have for their causes. You're invited to toast each of them at Fiat Of Austin - we're partnering with CharityBash for a cocktail soiree on the showroom floor. Details below.

1. Alexis Lanman | Art Alliance Austin 
Advancing the city through art, culture and creativity in public life.

2. Chelsea Johnson | Director of Development, Flatwater Foundation 
Providing those in the community diagnosed with cancer access to mental health therapy and committed to breaking the stigma of "getting help."

3. Courtney Clark | Animal Trustees of Austin 
Working to permit ALL animals to have access to veterinary care, regardless of how much their owners make.

4. Laura Davis | Crawl for Cancer 
The group has raised over $75,000 for local charities including Hospice Austin, Leukemia Texas and Big Hearts for Brave Hearts.

5. Celeste Lockin | Local Events Coordinator, Kendra Scott 
Networking to build brand awareness and relationships with philanthropic organizations, social groups, schools and community members.

6. Taryn Davis | Founder & Executive Director, American Widow Project 
Educates, empowers and unifies military widows and widowers.

7. Kirsten Dickerson | Founder & CEO, Raven + Lily 
Empowering customers locally and globally to make a difference with their purchasing power.

8. Leslie Bailey | Baileys Bikers 
Has raised tens of thousands of dollars for Multiple Sclerosis research. By riding and fundraising we are educating Austin about MS.

9. Maren Curtis | Citizen Generation 
Engaging a huge percentage of Austin's core population in actively giving back to the community through means that will foster lifelong giving.

10. Kristina Jakstas | Austin Pets Alive! 
"We're making an impact because we save lives every day."


You're invited to a CharityBash Presented by Citizen Generation and Austin Tidbits on Thursday, August 15, from 7 - 10 p.m. at FIAT of Austin benefiting Animal Trustees of Austin. The first 50 guests will receive a signature Tidbits swag bag. Get your tickets here.  

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