Join RST for Amplify Austin : March 4-5, 2021
WHAT IS AMPLIFY AUSTIN?
Amplify Austin is an annual, one-day online fundraiser, and Refugee Services of Texas (RST) will be part of this AMAZING fundraising campaign again this year on March 4th - 5th!
Join us as we count down to Amplify Austin and be part of RST's 40+ year tradition of welcoming and serving refugees, asylees and survivors of trafficking across the state of Texas!
With your help, we can reach our goal of raising $40K that will directly impact each family who walks through our doors hoping to create a fresh start.
AMPLIFY AUSTIN DETAILS
When: March 4th - 5th, 6PM-6PM
Where to give: On our Amplify Austin Profile
What: Donating! Every donation given through the RST Amplify Austin profile between $25 and $50,000 will be entered into a chance to win various prizes throughout the day including gift cards, RST swag, and more!
How you can help: Follow us on Social Media, share our Amplify Austin profile link, attend one of RST's official Amplify Austin events, or become a fundraiser* and create your own RST Amplify page profile in addition to giving!
*If you are interested in becoming a FUNdraiser for RST during Amplify Austin with your faith community, business, or as an individual, download our FREE Fundraiser Toolkit! Our Fundraiser Toolkit is equipped with a how-to on building and managing your own Amplify Austin FUNdraiser page, tips for sharing your profile on social media with sample posts, and fundraising event ideas to boost donations and gain further support for RST!
how to get involved
There are a variety of ways to get involved with RST during Amplify Austin no matter how much time you've got to spare- don't miss your chance to join in on the FUN that goes along with raising money to support refugees in your community!
Become a fundraiser for RST during Amplify Austin to help us reach our goal of raising $40K! This is a great way to get your community of family and friends involved in serving our clients and a fun way to engage folks who may want to know more about the populations RST serves!
Refugee Services of Texas Presents: A Night at the Drive-In, a screening of Not My Life, followed by a panel discussion with two survivors of human trafficking sharing their incredible stories.
Not My Life comprehensively depicts the cruel and dehumanizing practices of human trafficking and modern slavery on a global scale. Filmed on five continents, in a dozen countries, Not My Life takes viewers into a world where millions of children are exploited through an astonishing array of practices including forced labor, sex tourism, sexual exploitation, and child soldiering.
*RST advises screening for ages 16 and up*
6:30-7:00pm | Doors open/Check-in, Silent Auction and Raffle open
7:00-8:00pm | Film begins
8:00-8:30pm | Film ends, panel discussion begins, silent auction and raffle ends
8:30-9:00pm | Panel discussion ends, silent auction and raffle winners announced
Tickets available starting February 1st: $100/car with 4 people/car, all ticket sales include premium snacks delivered to you upon check-in at event!
*Not able to come in-person? We're streaming our event for FREE so you won't miss any of the incredible stories! Click on the VIRTUAL EVENT link below to register today!
RST has partnered with some INCREDIBLE in-kind donors to bring you a VIRTUAL Silent Auction & Raffle for this year's Amplify Austin Kickoff Event!
Don't miss your chance to explore some of Austin's most iconic places, raffle ticket sales and silent auction will be LIVE starting Monday, February 15th!
-Climbing passes for two to Austin Bouldering Project
-Mimosas & Yoga package for 10 from Adventures Yoga
-A tandem jump from San Marcos Skydiving
-Lone Star Riverboat tour for 4
-Star Party for 8 (Surrounding Austin area) held by science teacher and amateur astronomer, Tom Campbell
-Annual family membership to the Austin Aquarium
... and MANY more!
Click on link above to grab your raffle tickets and enter to WIN! Raffle + Silent Auction will run NOW through March 4th at 9:00PM!
Check out our NEW swag- great as a gift for yourself or for a friend!
All proceeds will help RST reach our goal of raising $40,000 during Amplify Austin!