Photo courtesy of Habitat for Humanity Williamson County
Breweries Giving Back | Upcoming Austin Area Charity Events
Austin breweries have a long history of giving back to the community. As local businesses, breweries around town understand the importance of supporting the community that supports them. And it’s not just about support, these breweries are passionate about the work they do to give back and they go the extra mile. So if you love the local craft beer scene, go the extra mile with them by attending one of these events that also give back.
Reoccuring | The House that BEER built | Texas Beer Co.
“The campaign’s goal is to raise funds needed to build Habitat homes for low-income families in Williamson County who are in need of a decent and affordable place to call home. Local breweries have supported the campaign since July with brewery fundraising events such as pint nights.” — Nicole Vommaro, Habitat for Humanity Williamson County
February 15th | MEAD for Australia Fundraiser
“Two of our Hive Family members are permanent residents of Australia, have lived there for many years, have family and friends still there! We are so saddened by the scale and devastation caused by the Australian bush fire disaster affecting Bee Colonies, Wildlife and Human Lives and want to do our part to give back and help the relief and rebuilding effort.” — Angi Wilkes, Meridian Hive
February 22nd | The St. Elmo Outsiders Hiking League
“After a 1-2 mile hike at varying locations (dogs and families encouraged!), hikers unwind at the brewery with 50% of sales from those beers purchased then donated to The Trail Foundation.” –Lindsey LeRoy
February 29th | Hops For Houses Craft Beer Festival
**Limited ATX Beer Bus Shuttle from Circle Brewing Company + GA tickets now available** “The Hops for Houses Craft Beer Festival & fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County came about through a partnership campaign with the local craft brewing community called “The House That Beer Built.” The campaign’s goal is to raise funds needed to build Habitat homes for low-income families in Williamson County who are in need of a decent and affordable place to call home.” — Nicole Vommaro, Habitat for Humanity Williamson County
Pink Boots Brew, “Caroline” Release Party | Friday, March 6
“Brewed by the women of St Elmo Brewing, “Caroline” is a hoppy ale inspired by craft beer advocate Caroline Wallace who’s been an imperative force behind the Texas Craft Beer Scene. Aira Juliet will be curating a female-focused stand up night, ‘Who’s on Tap?’ from 8-10pm and $1 from every pint sold that night will be donated to the Austin Chapter of the Pink Boots Society.” –Lindsey LeRoy
Pink Boots Collaboration Brew | Pink Velvet | Circle Brewing | March 8th
“In honor of International Women’s Day, we have brewed a collaboration beer to raise awareness for Pink Boots Society – Austin and their mission to assist, inspire, and encourage women beer professionals through education. For every pint of Pink Velvet Collaboration IPA sold, we donate back to Pink Boots” — Maggie Pace, Marketing Director, Circle Brewing
March 28th | Beer Run – Southern Heights | Part of the 2020 TX Brewery Running Series
“TX Brewery Running Series combines two awesome communities- runners and craft beer lovers. Our events each start and end at a local brewery to show off the surrounding neighborhood, and we welcome runners, walkers, and joggers of all levels. We are very community-oriented and give back 10% of the proceeds from each event to a local charity.” –Texas Brewery Running Series
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