The agencies, companies, and organizations listed below are all Friends of MLF. If you’re interested in being featured on this page please email us for more information.
Connecting the greater Austin Church community, and its resources, to the needs of the city and region.
The Austin Community Foundation’s grants, whether from specific charitable funds or from the general fund, support health, human services, arts and culture, the environment, community development and community service, education and training, recreation, and animal-related services.
Austin Clubhouse provides an accepting place to spend the day, valuable work to perform within the organization, opportunities to develop meaningful relationships, and access to employment and other resources in the Austin area.
Austin Travis County Integral Care (ATCIC), formerly known as the Austin Travis County Mental Health Mental Retardation Center, serves as the Local Authority for Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities in Travis County, administering an annual budget of $45 million of local, state and federal funding to over 80 distinct funding sources at 44 physical facilities.
Applied Materials demonstrates its value as a global citizen in part by the strategic investment of financial and human resources to improve communities, create opportunities, and offer a brighter future to people around the world.
Jeff and Melanie are our go-to composting experts. They offered their informational services at our 2nd Backyard Garden dig at the Hardin household. Thanks and many blessings to you!
BI uses innovative technology to manage and control sensitive, regulated, and high-value data across a range of business segments. That data then becomes essential content distributed to clients via mail, email, online postings, digital media, and more.
The Capital Area Food Bank nourishes hungry Central Texans by providing food and grocery products to more than 350 Partner Agencies in 21 Central Texas counties. In addition, CAFB provides programs for Partners and those in need free of charge.
Catholic Charities of Central Texas works to strengthen individuals, families and communities through direct services, community collaboration and social justice advocacy.
The CMPBS, established in 1975, is a non-profit education, research, and demonstration organization specializing in life cycle planning and design. We undertake projects based on their potential contribution to site, regional and global sustainability and human health, and actively pursue collaborations with associate organizations, businesses and professional firms.
This famous Austin coffee beacon gave us a discount on our Do-Jo-To Go order which proved invaluable for our first ever info session. (There is speculation that KP would not have received the number of Backyard Garden orders that were placed that day were it not for this invaluable product placement!)
Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO) is dedicated to planning, prioritizing, and developing strategies to end homelessness in Austin, TX. The overall role of the ECHO is to identify specific strategies and to oversee ongoing planning efforts and implementation of the plan to end chronic homelessness.
Chip and the gang at Foodheads have been host to several Genesis Gardens staff gatherings and generously offered GG it’s first vehicle donation and a host of kitchen appliances.
Foundation Communities is a nonprofit organization providing service-enriched, high-quality affordable housing that enables families and individuals with low incomes to permanently improve their educational and economic standing.
Based on the belief that all people deserve the dignity of a safe place to call home, Front Steps mission is to provide a pathway home through shelter, affordable housing, and community education.
Hat Creek in Austin, Texas aims to bring an atmosphere of fellowship by bringing friends and family together for the world’s greatest cheeseburger. Fresh cheeseburgers and fellowship, that’s what we stand for! Hat Creek Burger Co. has partnered with Austin Ridge Bible Church to create an MLF Truck ministry in North Austin, for more information on this MLF Truck community you can visit their community page.
Welcome to Holy Cacao, a sweet little dessert trailer in the heart of Austin, Texas. Here at Holy Cacao we believe dessert should be fun. There may be nothing serious about our attitude, but we are serious about taste.
House The Homeless, Inc., an educational and advocacy group, was founded in Austin, TX in 1989. Our mission is Education and Advocacy surrounding the issues of homelessness.
iACT envisions a respectful, caring and inclusive community where people of diverse cultures and religions are actively involved in enhancing the quality of life in the Austin area. AAIM unites faith and cultural communities to foster respect, partnership and transformation in service of the common good.
J Black’s Feel Good Lounge provides a true Austin lounge experiences. Featuring easy-to-share menu items, creative cocktails, a diverse wine list, and attentive, friendly staff. J Black’s partners with numerous local charities throughout the year and donates a percentage of all proceeds each Thanksgiving to MLF.
Cultivating a healthy community through charity and comforting them with food that puts a smile on their faces is Jack’s mantra. Jack and his team couldn’t do what they do without the incredible food that Texas farmers put out each season, or the amazing community they serve. This is why whenever there is an opportunity to give back, big or small, Jack and his team are there to help those in need and pay homage to the folks that make Texas so damn tasty.
A Community Project of the Junior League of AustinThe Junior League of Austin is a diverse group of dedicated women working to make Austin a better place. The Junior League of Austin is a nonprofit organization formed in 1934 committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving our community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.
Building a community where young children have the opportunity to experience the value of community service, building a strong foundation for life-long respect of people in need and the environment around them.
The Foundation’s purpose is to support arts and culture, children and youth, community development, education, health, religion, social and human services, and sports and recreation.
Meals on Wheels and More seeks to nourish and enrich the lives of the homebound and other people in need through programs that promote dignity and independent living.
Performs charitable, educational and scientific activities to improve services for mentally ill persons and for families of the mentally ill.
The Real Estate Council of Austin, Inc. (RECA) is a member-oriented organization committed to economic development and real estate-related issues in one of the fastest growing cities in the United States.
Combining a rich, Catholic heritage with a clear vision for the future, St. Edward’s is dedicated to preparing students for the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead in today’s global community.
Harold F. Redman and his son, James Redman, began the Redman Foundation in 1951. The Foundation grants funds to nonprofit organizations that are tax-exempt under Sections 501(c)(3) under the Internal Revenue Code. The Redman Foundation supports a variety of charitable activities including evangelistic endeavors, early childhood education, job training, food and shelter, and community programs. Grants are awarded to organizations operating in the United States.
Revival offers a well balanced selection of New Furniture, Vintage Home Decor, Unique Gifts, Amazing Lighting, Architectural Iron/ Doors/Windows/Reclaimed Treasures as well as Upholstery Services and Custom Carpentry. Revival is about Home Design. We pride ourselves on being a “By the Piece” Store and believe that the best way to decorate is one piece at a time!
Without their amazing expertise and Grow Local program, KP would be short two invaluable resources.
The mission of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy is to protect the public by ensuring that persons issued certificates as certified public accountants possess the necessary education, skills, and capabilities and that they perform competently in the profession of public accountancy.
Trinity Center serves the spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of people experiencing homelessness and poverty in Austin.
We have Elizabeth and James to thank for the beautiful pictures of Mississippi, Sam, and the Hardin family for our promotional booth. They have been such a pleasure to work with.
Founded in 1949, Valley Crest is the largest landscaping firm in the nation, offering design, installation, maintenance, tree growing and moving.
The Walmart Foundation meets the needs of the underserved by directing charitable giving our core areas of focus: Hunger Relief & Nutrition, Education, Environmental Sustainability, Women’s Economic Empowerment and Workforce Development.
A “wet or dry” wash and wax product you simply spray on and wipe dry that cleans and protects in one process. Water-based and petroleum free, Wash Wax ALL is safe to use on all surfaces safe to water such as paint, glass plastic, vinyl, aluminum, stainless steel, fiberglass, porcelain and rubber.