Austin nonprofit aimed at developing youth leaders changes name

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Nonprofit Little Helping Hands changed its name Sept. 17 to Generation SERVE. The nonprofit, located at 8711 Burnet Road, Ste. B-33, Austin, aims to develop the next generation of community-minded leaders through family volunteer opportunities, service learning and youth leadership. www.generationserve.org
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By Amy Denney

Amy has been reporting in community journalism since 2007. She worked in the Chicago suburbs for three years before migrating south and joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2010. Amy has been editor of the Northwest Austin publication since August 2012 and she is also the transportation beat reporter for the Austin area.


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