Dove Springs recauda fondos para niño con cáncer

Ahora Sí
October 31, 2013
Adolescentes de la organización River City Youth Foundation, que presta servicios en el área de Dove Springs, tuvo un evento de recaudación de fondos en beneficio de un niño de cinco años que sufre de cáncer.

RCYF Volunteer Awarded Eagle Scout Award

Westlake Picayune
March 21, 2013
Westlake High School senior Charlie Boyce was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.

Father’s Parade Going Strong

FACE News Issue #1
February 28, 2013
For 10 years, FACE has partnered with River City Youth Foundation to host a citywide Father’s Parade & Fiesta in Austin.

Second Annual UT Project 2013 Held in Dove Springs

University of Texas at Austin Division of Diversity and Community Engagement
February 2013
RCYF Gains Incredible Support by UT Project 2013 Teams.

New Healthcare Training Classes in Dove Springs

Latino Healthcare Forum
June 1, 2012
The Latino Healthcare Forum Partners with RCYF to Train Promotores/Community Health Workers (CHW) in Dove Springs.

Technology Workshops Seek to Empower the Needy

Austin American-Statesman
March 31, 2012
TechComunidad launches in Dove Springs with empowerment event at River City Youth Foundation.

Tejano acts give toy drive for low-income kids a hand

Austin-American Statesman
November 30, 2012
Some of Tejano’s bigger names are lined up for the 2nd Annual Toys for Tejanitos.

Toys for Tejanitos Brings in Stars

Austin American-Statesman
November 29, 2012
Several Tejano music stars will perform as a part of the second Toys for Tejanitos fundraiser, benefiting the River City Youth Foundation.

Austin-area census figures reflect Hispanic youth trend

Austin American-Statesman
June 28, 2012
River City Youth Foundation represents the Dove Springs community with its technology lab featured on the cover of this feature article.

Boy’s generosity spurs readers to surprise family with gifts

Austin American-Statesman
December 23, 2010
Eric Reyes won a bike, then gave it to his 5-year-old brother. Now he and his other siblings have new bikes, too.

Giving and giving back

Austin American-Statesman
December 11, 2010
River City Youth Foundation continues to look for donors to sponsor a family for their annual Adopt a Family event.

Because toys make children happy

Giving City
December 8, 2010
Community members can make a difference by donating toys to one of Austin’s largest toy give-a-ways.

River City Youth Foundation honored by University of Texas

Austin American-Statesman
November 28, 2010
River City Youth Foundation has been honored by the University of Texas for all the work they have done in the Austin community.

Austin fiesta celebrates role of dads in kids’ lives

Austin American-Statesman
June 04, 2010
Father’s Day comes early tomorrow at the 10th Annual Father’s Parade and Fiesta in Southeast Austin with events spotlighting the value of fathers in their children’s education and futures.

SAT, June 5: Dads, we need you!

Giving City Austin
June 04, 2010
Father’s Day is still a couple of weeks away, but let’s face it  — dads have no idea when Father’s Day actually is. Bless their hearts. So you won’t spoil anything if you bring him to the River City Youth Foundation‘s 10th Annual Father’s Day Parade & Festival. In fact, I’m sure he’ll love it.

Dove Springs facing crossroads

Austin American-Statesman
December 26, 2009
The Austin American-Statesman analyzes the state of Dove Springs and the role that RCYF plays in keeping hope alive in the community.

Volunteers spent holidays helping less fortunate

News 8 Austin
December 25, 2009
River City Youth Foundation and Plucker’s owner Dave Paul provided a Christmas Eve meal for over 200 families.

Children in need receive gifts for Christmas

December 12, 2009
River City Youth Foundation hosts biggest toy give away in Austin.

River City’s Henry Narvaez worked to help young people ‘dream big’

Austin American-Statesman
December 11, 2009
The life of Henry Narvaez is honored by writer Juan Castillo.

With higher demand, Dove Springs toy drive still needs helps

Austin American-Statesman
December 10, 2009
RCYF reaches out to community in order to provide toys for over 1200 kids this holiday season.

The Fire at AFD

The Austin Chronicle
October 16, 2009
The Austin Chronicle was there the day we interviewed Austin Fire Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr for our 25th anniversary celebration. Click here to see the videos. Click on the headline to read the story.

Staging In A Different Form!

Austin Simple Staging
October 8, 2009
This weekend I staged a display for the River City Youth Foundation in Austin. I was hired to display the last 25 years of the organization! Let me know your thoughts!

Sept. 25 Declared River City Youth Foundation Day

Travis County Commissioners Court
September 22, 2009
This is in salute of an organization that has done tremendous work in Dove Springs with the kids and the families there.

Austin Students Rally Against Violence

August 28, 2009
Students in a crime-ridden southeast Austin neighborhood rallied for peace Friday with a concert and motivational speakers.

The Paramount Youth Theatre Has Finished Its Tour!

Paramount Theatre’s Education & Outreach Blog
July 13, 2009
The young performance group talks about their show at RCYF.

The Type Of People Who Get It

The Austin American-Statesman
June 21, 2009
On this hot Father’s Day, let’s thank all the cool dads doing what used to seem to come more naturally.

Father’s Parade
June 8, 2009
Families from the Dove Springs neighborhood in Austin marched up the street in a beaming support of their fathers Sunday, June 7.

Dads, Children Bond At Sunday Fest

Austin American-Statesman
June 8, 2009
Ten-year-old Saru Chigubu saw her dad, Noel, typing really fast one day, and said, “Wow, Daddy, you type really fast without looking at the keys!” Impressed, Saru asked her dad to teach her, and he did.

Local Organization Celebrates Fathers A Little Early

News 8 Austin
June 7, 2009
Hundreds of fathers and kids participated in River City Youth Foundation’s ninth annual Father’s Parade and Fiesta Sunday.

Austin Father’s Parade & Festival

Giving City
June 5, 2009
This Sunday there will be a parade for dads… and grandfathers and uncles, too.

9th Father’s Day Parade and Fiesta

Community Impact Newsletter
June 1, 2009
A celebration day at River City Youth Foundation for more than 2,000 Fathers and kids who participate in contests, bonding games, and learning activities.

AmeriCorps Project Promotes Community Well-Being

News 8 Austin
May 16, 2009
In the biggest AmeriCorps project in the Central Texas, 200 volunteers shoveled dirt and mulch to create a healthy haven Saturday.

AmeriCorps*Texas Projects For AmeriCorps Week

OneStar Foundation
May 11, 2009
Catholic Charities of Central Texas is holding the annual Austin AmeriCorps Awareness (AAA) Day’s River City Youth Foundation Community Center Revitalization project on Saturday, May 16.

Families Cut Back On Summer Camp

Wall Street Journal
March 9, 2009
The River City Youth Foundation, an Austin, Texas, nonprofit, each year hosts a free summer day camp for low-income, at-risk children.

River City Youth Foundation Delivers Christmas Early

News 8 Austin
December 24, 2008
About 30 families got some much-needed help from the River City Youth Foundation.

Pluckers Staff Volunteers Time, Money For Worthy Cause

News 8 Austin
December 24, 2008
The doors of Pluckers Wing Bar may be closed for Christmas, but they were open Wednesday to those in need this holiday season.

RYCF – Mexic-Arte

Craft Chi
July 20, 2007
I had the opportunity to teach printmaking to 30 teens in a summer program for River City Youth Foundation that was sponsored by Mexic-Arte Museum.

There’s Nothing Like Latinas

¡Ahora Sí!
June 27, 2007
Mona Gonzalez, founding executive director of River City Youth Foundation (RCYF) is another Latina who received an award for Book of Golden Deeds Award (prize golden book of good deeds) in a ceremony on May 17.

River City Youth Foundation 24th Annual Youth Awards Ceremony at St. Edwards University

La Voz
May 8, 2007
Click here to read La Voz’ coverage of the Youth Awards ceremony on page 8 (.pdf file).

Austin Murals: Pride of the South Side

The Austin Chronicle
February 24, 2006
Another Southside mural made its debut in February, this one at Mendez Middle School, 5106 Village Square.

U. Texas-Area Center Helps Youth Grow

The America’s Intelligence Wire
November 1, 2005
More than a decade ago, this was a densely wooded forest that parents warned their children away from, where drug users got a fix and gangs marked their territory. All that changed in 1994.

Fathers Rally For More Time With Their Kids

News 8 Austin
June 11, 2005
East Austin’s River City Youth Foundation created a parade and community gathering before Father’s Day to underscore the positive impact that involved fathers have, especially those at risk of getting mixed up with crime, gangs and drugs.

Finding Your Passion: Ihi (passion) and the River City Youth Foundation

Loriene Roy’s ALA President-Elect Blog
May 8, 2005
RCYF is a wonderful location where one can ignite the passion for professional service and see that spark continue in the lives of many young people.

Tiara Tuesday is the Ultimate Girls’ Night Out

News 8 Austin
February 22, 2004
On Tuesday, Feb. 24 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., head to the swanky Reed’s Jazz and Supper Club at 9901 North Capitol of Texas Highway. There is free admission, but proceeds from the raffles go to the River City Youth Foundation.

The Blanton Museum of Art and River City Youth Foundation Collaborate to Benefit Disadvantaged Austin Children

The University Of Texas
November 12, 2003
The Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin and the River City Youth Foundation announce a pilot community program “Art Builds Community” offering disadvantaged children in Southeast Austin meaningful experiences with original works of art.

Community Service Organizations Protest Budget Cuts

News 8 Austin
August 14, 2003
Dozens of community service organizations asked council members to “Put People First,” which was the slogan that appeared on stickers they wore.

Online Volunteer Recruitment
December 20, 2002
The traditional methods that agencies such as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeast Texas and River City Youth Foundation once used to recruit and manage volunteers no longer reach the number of individuals that they once did.

Can Austin Survive The Great Digital Divide?
May 18, 2000
Bagpipe music floats on the spring breeze cooling the first annual job fair sponsored by the River City Youth Foundation, a nonprofit community organization housed in an abandoned former neighborhood association clubhouse in the Dove Springs area on Austin’s southeast side.

Carrying the Burden: Bridging the Food-Security Gap in the Texas Capital

The Austin Chronicle
April 28, 2000
The three Austin Kid’s Cafes provide a hot dinner two evenings a week to children who are participating in after-school enrichment programs at three East Austin locations — the Boys & Girls Club at the Alternative Learning Center, the River City Youth Foundation in the Dove Springs area, and the Del Valle Tutorial Program at Hill Country Elementary.