The Do Gooder Games is the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Austin's signature event. It is fast-paced with teams of local nonprofit employees and supporters competing in multiple rounds of fun mental and physical challenges. The elimination-style competition pares down fifteen teams to three that will compete in a super nonprofit smartypants winner-take-all death match.
We are thrilled to announce that the Presenting Sponsor of the 2017 Do Gooder Games will be FUNauctions! With motto "Fundraising. Starts with FUN!", we cannot think of a more perfect partner for this event than FUNauctions. Learn more: funauctions.net
This year, thanks to the generosity of Tito's Handmade Vodka, the champion team will receive a grand prize of $1000 that will benefit their nonprofit of choice. Second and third place winners will receive $300 and $200 checks to donate to their nonprofit organization.
The theme this year is “Keep Austin Weird” and the event will take place on Wednesday, August 23 from 6:30-9:00 PM at Buffalo Billiards (201 E 6th St). Learn more: www.ynpnaustin.org/do_gooder_games
Like many in the development world, Kyla Achard landed her first development job by coincidence through a temp agency in Nashville. "I just fell in love with the idea of working for organizations that are doing good in the community," she said. "I was able to use my sales background as a lot of those skills apply in the development community too."read moreKyle Kerrigan recently joined tech company Social Solutions after working for Goodwill in the nonprofit world. He shares a typical workday with us, as well as his experience transitioning from the non-profit to sector to a for-profit company. Kyle works as a Regional Account Executive at Social Solutions, which is a company dedicated to developing solutions that enable nonprofits to track impact on their mission.read more