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Austin Volunteers Come to the Aid of Tornado-Impacted Families

At least ten tornadoes occurred in Central and Northern Texas during a severe storm on the evening of March 21, 2022, gravely damaging buildings in some areas. A tornado hit Williamson County that night, wreaking havoc in cities including Round Rock, Hutto, and Taylor. According to Texas news reports, the storm impacted 450 homes in the County; nearly 150 were destroyed or severely damaged.

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Think Locally, Act Globally: Tzu Chi Young Leaders Across the U.S. Rack Up 600 Service Hours in Their Communities

On the weekend of April 9-10, 2022 Tzu Chi Young Leaders rallied their local chapters to host the first-ever Annual Community Weekend. Members of local chapters were invited to pitch their own ideas of how to best benefit their local areas; the ideas ranged from concerts at nursing homes to food drives and beach cleanups. Over 300 volunteers participated in the country-wide effort.

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College Students Gladly Serve the Community in Austin

On April 9, 2022, the Tzu Chi Collegiate Association (Tzu Ching) at the University of Texas at Austin responded to the Tzu Chi Annual Community Weekend and invited members to the Austin Central Food Bank to assist with food packaging. Seventeen energetic, youthful, and enthusiastic members participated in the event.