“At LIVESTRONG, we fight for the more than 32.6 million people around the world affected by cancer now. We provide direct services, we connect people and communities with the services they need, and we call for state, national and world leaders to help fight this disease. This is LIVESTRONG.

“Out Youth promotes the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social well being of sexual and gender minority youth so that they can openly and safely explore and affirm their identities.”

“To provide a refuge for pit bull and pit bull type dogs where they receive rehabilitation, training, and ultimately become a valued member of a loving, forever family.”

“Serving our nations Veterans by helping them find peace, purpose and opportunity through therapeutic agricultural training.”

“Austin Pets Alive! is not your average animal shelter. We pioneer innovative lifesaving programs designed to save the animals most at risk of euthanasia.”

“A just and safe community free from violence and abuse.”

“Our mission is to promote responsible guardianship and improve the image and lives of pit bull type dogs through community support, education, advocacy, and rescue.”

“Inside Books Project is an Austin-based community service volunteer organization that sends free books and educational materials to prisoners in Texas. Inside Books is the only books-to-prisoners program in Texas, where over 140,000 people are incarcerated. Inside Books Project works to promote reading, literacy, and education among incarcerated individuals and to educate the general public on issues of incarceration. “

“The mission of Austin International Drag Foundation Inc. is to educate, support and promote the drag artist community. We do this by providing resources and opportunities for individuals seeking to further their careers through showcases, festivals, and various other mediums. As a result of this mission, the general public is further educated about the drag community.”

“To provide public service and a safety net for lost and homeless animals in the community by providing necessary food, water, shelter and standard municipal veterinary care for animals in need.”

“FARA's Mission is to marshal and focus the resources and relationships needed to cure FA by raising funds for research, promoting public awareness, and aligning scientists, patients, clinicians, government agencies, pharmaceutical companies and other organizations dedicated to curing FA and related diseases.”

“We prevent and end homelessness for people in Greater Austin.

“On March 13, 2014 a drunk driver plowed through a crowd during the SXSW music festival, killing four festival-goers and injuring more than a dozen others. Later that day, the Austin Community Foundation was asked to open the SXSW Cares Fund to receive the outpouring of donations from people and companies wishing to help the victims. More than $250,000 was donated to the SXSW Cares Fund by individuals and companies locally, nationally and from around the world, aided by social media, national publicity and the festival’s wide appeal.”

SXSW Cares

“Every warrior has a next mission. We know that the transition to civilian life is a journey. And for every warrior, family member, and caregiver, that journey looks different. We are here for their first step, and each step that follows. Because we believe that every warrior should have a positive future to look forward to. There’s always another goal to achieve, another mission to discover. We are their partner in that mission.”

“Prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention – we’re taking them all on. Since 2003, Movember has funded more than 1,250 men’s health projects around the world, challenging the status quo, shaking up men’s health research and transforming the way health services reach and support men.”

“Aarne and Rita Beilefeldt have likely lost their home of 27 years in the most recent California fires.”

Aarne & Rita Fire Relief

The Austin Facial Hair Club is honored to be able to contribute to these wonderful charities. Everyone that is part of the Austin Facial Hair Club donates their time and efforts to raise as much charitable donations as possible.