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WALLER CREEK PARK RECEIVES $15 MILLION GIFT FROM THE MOODY FOUNDATION

The Waller Creek Conservancy is pleased to announce a $15-million grant from The Moody Foundation––the largest philanthropic gift for parks and public open space ever in the City of Austin––to support its revitalization of Waller Creek into a connected chain of parks in downtown Austin. The Moody Foundation’s gift will fund the creation of an […]

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5th Annual Benefit Concert featuring HAIM

Waller Creek Conservancy is excited to announce headliner HAIM for the 5th Annual Benefit Concert at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater on October 5! “We’re excited to bring the annual Benefit Concert back for the fifth year at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater with an incredible music act,” said Peter Mullan, Waller Creek Conservancy CEO. “This event […]

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Annual Give 5% to Mother Earth Day Raises More Than $45,000

With the support of 165 Austin-area businesses and sponsors, the Give 5% to Mother Earth Day initiative, held on April 22, raised more than $45,000 for nine local environmental non-profit organizations. Businesses pledged to donate 5% of their gross sales on Earth Day to the following organizations: Austin Parks Foundation, Friends of Barton Springs Pool, […]

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Become a Creek Explorer today!

Creek Explorers are individuals committed to supporting the Waller Creek Conservancy and its programming through annual gifts that provide funding for our growing arts and education outreach programs like Creek Show, the Pop-Up Picnic, creek clean-ups, art installations along the creek, and more. As a Creek Explorer, you will be joining a committed and strong […]

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Eat, Shop, and Play on Earth Day!

Give 5% to Mother Earth Day is an annual campaign encouraging Austinites to celebrate Earth Day by giving back to non-profits dedicated to keeping Austin green, clean, and healthy. Austin businesses pledge to donate 5% of their gross sales from Earth Day (April 22) to benefit nine Austin environmental non-profits, including the Waller Creek Conservancy. […]

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Fourth Annual Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic Announced

The Waller Creek Conservancy is proud to announce the fourth annual Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic at Palm Park on Saturday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m. Families are invited to come spread their blankets, sit with their neighbors, and enjoy a wonderful night along Waller Creek at Austin’s favorite free community picnic. Chefs from 20 of Austin’s most beloved restaurants will […]

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Amplify Austin Goal Surpassed!

During this year’s 24-hours of giving, Waller Creek Conservancy raised a new record of $7,720–surpassing our goal of $5,000. We are also excited to report that many of these donations came from new donors, with individual gifts averaging less than $100! Thanks to this generous support, Waller Creek Conservancy will also receive an additional $5,000 […]

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Waller Creek Benefit Recap

Thank you all for joining us last month at Stubb’s Austin for the sold out Third Annual Waller Creek Benefit Concert, featuring headliner Fitz and the Tantrums and Austin native Max Frost! The numbers are in: the 2014 benefit raised over seven fold what it did last year for the Waller Creek Conservancy and we […]

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Inaugural benefit

Right in the middle of all of the design competition excitement this fall, we also hosted our inaugural benefit concert. On October 10th a crowd of almost 2,000 packed Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater to listen to great music and support the conservancy. Our inaugural concert, featuring Gary Clark Jr. and the Wheeler Brothers, was a terrific […]

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Gary Clark Jr. Inaugural Benefit Concert

The Waller Creek Conservancy is excited to be hosting its inaugural benefit concert featuring Gary Clark Jr. and special guest Wheeler Brothers at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 (doors open at 7:00 pm). This is an exciting time for the Waller Creek Conservancy. The concert will closely precede the announcement of […]

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