to Hill Country Community Ministries for being awarded 2016 "Non-Profit of the Year" by the Leander Chamber of Commerce!!

The $50,000 Challenge and MORE Fundraising Event


Saturday, March 25, 2017
6:00 – 8:30 PM
Hosted by Good Shepherd
The Annual Fundraising Event benefiting Follow the Star 2017

The evening is all about fun, fellowship, and fundraising. This year’s presentation will focus on the vision of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church to re-work the Triumphal Entry scene by rebuilding Jerusalem and how your support can help to make this happen.

This year’s event features:
Special Presentation of the FTS Vision
Catered dinner by Gino’s Italian Restaurant
Live auction with auctioneer
Charitable raffle

Table Hosts are asked to purchase 8 seats at a table @ $20/seat = $160/table.

Table Hosts should then invite friends, neighbors, church and family members to be their guests at the FTS fundraising event.

Filling your table with people excited to support Follow the Star is the challenge. All participants will be eligible to participate in a very special door prize drawing.

Amplify Austin 2017

Amplify AustinAmplify Austin Day is our city’s annual community-wide day of online giving. The 24-hour period provides an easy and fun way for our entire community to give together while helping local non-profits. Amplify Austin begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, March 2. We all know the many challenges our growing area faces. On Amplify Austin Day, you are able to go to one place to find 700 mission-driven organizations providing real and tangible solutions. Please consider making a donation to Hill Country Community Ministries. Form more information, click here: Overview
All of these small donations are adding up to BIG impact. I Live Here, I Give Here has built this campaign for the benefit of the whole community to make a powerful connection between the donor (change makers) and non-profits (solution providers) that will make this the best place to live, work and play.

Join us for our first ever Amplify Austin Kickoff Event:

Thursday, March 2 – 5:00pm – 7:00pm
SpringHill Suites Austin Cedar Park
1110 Discovery Blvd 78613

Refreshments will be served, and drinks are available at Happy Hour prices.

Crop Hunger Walk

CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events sponsored by Church World Service and organized by local congregations or groups to raise funds to end hunger at home and around the world. A portion of the funds raised at this local event will benefit Hill Country Community Ministries.
This event takes place on Sunday, April 1, at Twin Lakes YMCA (204 E. Little Elm Trail, Cedar Park).
Registration begins at 1:00pm and the walk begins at 2:00pm.

You can join our team online by clicking here

Fresh Food Fridays

Fresh Food FridaysHCCM has started a new program called Fresh Food Fridays. We distribute fresh produce from our truck on Friday mornings in strategic areas of our community. We will be needing volunteers to help sort and bag produce on Thursday afternoon/evenings, and to help distribute food on Friday mornings from 9 am - 11 am.

If you would like to help with this distribution of fresh produce in our community and can help us out, please let us know!
Scheduled Distribution sites:

Second Friday of each Month – Travis County Jonestown Community Center  
  18649 FM 1431    
  Jonestown, TX 78645    
  9 AM – 11 AM    

Third Friday of each month – Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Church  
  3315 El Salido Parkway    
  Cedar Park, TX 78613    
  9 AM – 11 AM    

Coat and Blanket Drive

We are accepting new and gently used coats and blankets of all sizes. Our goal is to provide a coat for every one of our 1,500 clients. The Leander Fire Department is a collection point for us this year.

The 3 stations where donations can be dropped off are:

  • Station #1 - 201 N. Brushy
  • Station #2 - 1950 Crystal Falls Pkwy Administration
  • Station #3 - 101 E. Sonny (M-F, 8-5)
See flier for more information.

Hams For Hope

Hams For HopeHill Country Community Ministries is holding our second annual Hams for Hope event on Saturday, April 1. We will distribute over 500 hams for Easter from a local church parking lot. HCCM clients and families nominated from member churches will be given vouchers to redeem the day of the event. If you would like to volunteer or contribute funds for hams, please contact Kandy Chimento at