Austin Interfaith Environmental Network AZC is a member of the Austin Interfaith Environmental Network whose work is to inspire and assist Austin's religious communities to lead the effort to care for the earth and to transform ways of life that cause climate change; to provide experiences to allow the community to enjoy, understand, and appreciate creation (e.g. nature hikes, canoeing); and to satisfy environmental needs of the community, especially the underserved. (e.g. creek clean up, gardening).*
Hope Food Pantry. Partnering with Trinity United Methodist Church, Austin, we collect non-perishable food to be distributed to those in need.*
Information is available for those who are interested in volunteering in hospice work.*
Prison BuddhaPals Program
Information for those interested in writing to prisoners to encourage their Buddhist practice.
Prison Meditation Group Volunteers
Information is available for those who are interested in volunteering in prison meditation group work.*
Texas Interfaith Power and Light
Texas Interfaith Power and Light (TXIPL) is a nonprofit religious education project that helps congregations of all faiths in Texas take action to reduce global warming and air pollution through energy conservation and renewable energy strategies. TXIPL provides education and training needed to incorporate emissions reduction and renewable energy into day-to-day activities and operations.*
*—For information about these outreach groups just use the “General Questions” link on the dropdown menu on the AZC Contact page.