Amplify Austin

Let’s Get Ready to AMPLIFY!

Amplify Austin is back and the Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin has set an ambitious goal to raise $50,000 in just 24 hours—all of which will be dedicated to improving the health outcomes of the TENS of THOUSANDS of preterm and medically-fragile infants we serve each and every year.

Below you’ll find a quick rundown of everything YOU need to know prior to Amplify 2018. If you have any questions or want to learn more, feel free to contact Tedrah Robertson, Development Director, at 512.579.3984 or Tedrah@milkbank.org.

View the Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin Amplify Website

5 Easy Steps to Prepare for Amplify Austin 2018

1. Log In or Create Your Amplify Austin Account

2. Using the “Find Organizations” Search Bar at the top, type in Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin and then click on our logo to visit the MMBA page—or you can use the link above.

3. Click the HEART icon next to the Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin’s name to add the page to your FAVORITES—you’ll then be able to easily access the MMBA page from your profile.

4. Mark your calendar and DONATE between 6 p.m. on March 1 until 5:59 p.m. on March 2—OR—schedule your donation!

5. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram and share our posts and messages with your family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, or even the guy/gal standing next to you in line waiting to get coffee. Everyone can help save a life and Amplify Austin is the perfect time to do it!

MMBA Amplify Austin Events

Wednesday, February 28 @ 9:45a
MOD Fitness
4406 Burnet Rd. Austin, TX 78756 (Behind Taco Shack)
Get your blood and heart pumping with MOD Fitness, Austin's premier barre workout, as we raise awareness about the importance of donor human milk and MMBA's mission to save babies' lives.

Friday, March 2 @ 9:45a
MODFitness
4406 Burnet Rd. Austin, TX 78756 (Behind Taco Shack)
Get your blood and heart pumping with MOD Fitness, Austin's premier barre workout, as we raise awareness about the importance of donor human milk and MMBA's mission to save babies' lives.

Friday, March 2 4pm-6pm
Brewtorium
Help us cross the Amplify Austin finish line! Join us at The Brewtorium Brewery & Kitchen for the final hour (and a half) of Amplify Austin Day 2018. Raise a glass, grab a bite, and make your donation onsite to help us reach our $50,000 goal! 

Event Special:  $1 off Deeper Shade Of Sol Session IPA and Cumulonimbus Belgian Witbier from 4-6p.
For every beer sold between 4-6p, The Brewtorium Brewery & Kitchen will donate $1 to support MMBA’s Charitable Care & Research Programs!

MMBA Bonus Dollars 

With generous corporate and individual support, MMBA has secured matching challenge funds for Amplify Austin. The impact of your donation will be even greater thanks to our amazing group of sponsors! We are grateful to MOD Fitness and many individual MMBA donors for providing these challenge funds.

In addition, St. David's Foundation has offered a $1M matching grant to be distributed among their nonprofit Grant Partners on Amplify Austin Day. As a nonprofit partner, MMBA will receive BONUS DOLLARS based on our total funds raised during Amplify Austin Day. Last year, this match resulted in a 30% boost to the funds raised by MMBA.

FAQs

What is Amplify Austin?
Amplify Austin Day is a fun and easy way for the community to give back to local nonprofits organizations like the Mothers' Milk Bank at Austin. During this 24-hour period of giving, participants visit their preferred nonprofit's Amplify webpage and show their support for the organization by making a donation of $25 or more. Many of these individual donations are then "amplified" by fellow supporters and matching gifts from local businesses, corporations, and foundations.

Do I have to live in Austin to participate?
No, you do not have to live in Austin, or the surrounding counties, to participate in Amplify Austin. In fact, we receive support from all of the United States during Amplify Austin and that’s because our donors know every dollar we receive during this 24-hours of giving has the potential to be even more through the matched gifts and hourly prizes.

Can I make a donation using my phone?
Yes! The Amplify Austin technology provider has a “mobile optimized platform” that makes it easy to donate on https://amplifyatx.ilivehereigivehere.org/mothersmilkbankataustin using your smart phone.

Is my donation safe and secure?
Yes! The Amplify Austin website is powered by CiviCore and is a secure PCI-compliant site for donating to the Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin. You can be sure your personal information is protected when you donate. For more info visit: https://amplifyatx.ilivehereigivehere.org/about

Will I receive a tax receipt for my donations?
Yes, you will receive an immediate thank you and tax receipt for 100% of your donation(s), which you should print out for your records.  

How will I be recognized as a donor?
All donors will receive a thank you and tax receipt for 100% of their donation from Amplify Austin. Donors who choose donate anonymously will receive a tax receipt, but their contact information will not be passed along to the Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin.