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The Big Give 2013 At The Hyatt Regency Austin

Come one, come all for I Live Here, I Give Here’s The Big Give Under The Big Top! On September 27, this event will honor the best in philanthropy.

Besides honoring Austin’s best, this event will feature music from the White Ghost Shivers, circus entertainers, carnival-style games, a silent auction, and much more. The White Ghost Shivers is an Austin based band that plays cabaret and jazz music.

(Photo Credit: I Live Here, I Give Here)

Leo Welder (Photo Credit: I Live Here, I Give Here)

The highlight of the night will be honoring Leo Welder, 2013 Big Giver and the announcement of the Mercedes-Benz of Austin $10,000 BIG Prize and RetailMeNot $5,000 Little Prize.

Welder, a local philanthropist, is making a big impact with YMBL Sunshine Camps. During his time with the organization, he has increased membership and volunteers,  helped create an individual fundraising system. Through his efforts, YMBL was able to grow the revenue from $40,000 annually to $400,000.

The Big Give Under The Big Top will be a memorable night, filled with delicious bites and signature drinks throughout the evening, while celebrating the biggest hearts in Austin.

WHEN: Friday, September 27, 2013, 7 – 10 p.m.


Hyatt Regency Austin
208 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78704
Ph. 512-432-1936

TICKETS: $250. Please click here to purchase tickets.

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