Ruthless Good is not your ordinary fundraiser. Teams will work and play together to solve clues to find unique Austin locations and capture photos and answer trivia questions. With the streets of Austin as the game board, you will have three hours to complete as many activities as possible, earning points all along the way.
All ages are welcome! It’s a great opportunity for students, families, friends and work colleagues to team up and do some good for their community.
WHAT TO DO:
1) Register and start a team!
2) Invite all your friends and all their friends...and maybe those Facebook "friends" that seem super cool but you don't actually know that well.
3) Raise money that will change thousands of lives, right here in ATX.
4) HAVE SO MUCH FUN!
COMPETITION AND PRIZES: The sooner you register, the sooner you can start earning points for your team and get a leg up on the competition! Earn points for recruiting others to join the hunt, fundraising and social sharing. On the day of the hunt, you'll earn even more points for all of the photo and trivia activities you complete. At the finish line celebration, notable teams will receive bragging rights as well as special prizes.
EVENT DAY SCHEDULE: Starting at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 8th, you and your team will meet at the Long Center for the Performing Arts to enjoy breakfast tacos and receive all you need to know to start the hunt. Teams will leave on foot from the Long Center at 9:00 a.m. and must return by noon. You should be prepared to walk about 2-3 miles within the three hour time frame.
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It’s not just the tacos, the trails and the tailgates that make us love Austin, Texas. There are so many unique things about our treasured town that help it earn the stamp of home. If there’s one thing United Way for Greater Austin (UWATX) has learned in its 90+ years of calling Austin home, this is a generous town filled with the best people in the world.
Ruthless Good is a fun way to test your strategic talents and know how. United Way for Greater Austin (UWATX) wants you to discover new things about your community and how we can all do our part to make Austin a greater place for all.
Ruthless Good is for all of us who want to have some competitive fun while helping UWATX improve lives in our community by uniting people, ideas and resources to break the cycle of poverty. All funds raised stay local to help our neighbors with the most need.
You’ll learn about the quirky, cool and strange corners of Austin, learn where all those places you always meant to visit actually are, and learn who on your team is the smartest and fittest! You’ll also learn a little bit about United Way for Greater Austin and all the Ruthless Good we get to be a part of in our community. AND you'll have the chance to win bragging rights and cool prizes!
Still need convincing? Here are 10 other reasons that may compel you:
United Way for Greater Austin believes that everyone deserves to enjoy the promise of Austin, which is why we rally our community to help all our citizens reach their full potential. Your fundraising support for Ruthless Good helps to make this all happen.
Through the dollars you raise, you will: