AAF’s fundraising event “For the Love of Austin” postponed to April 30th

Due to the recent surge in Covid-19related cases, Austin Area Foundation is postponing its annual fundraising eventFor the Love of Austin presented by Worlein Funeral Homes.

Originally planned for Feb. 12, “For the Love of Austin” now is rescheduled for Saturday, April 30 and will return to an in person format.

Steve Barrett, AAF’s Executive Director stated that the Foundation made the decision after extensive discussion to provide maximum safety for the event’s patrons.  

The “For the Love of Austin” fundraising banquet event begins at 6:30 p.m. and will be held at Austin Country Club.

Last year’s virtual fundraising event raised more than $42,000 for Austin Area Foundation, which focuses on a mission of “Enhancing the Community Through Charitable Giving.”

Since its inception, AAF has distributed more than $256,000 to local partners through its Austin Legacy Endowment Fund.

Tickets will be sold online through AAF’s website beginning March 1www.austinareafoundation.orgor by calling the AAF office at (507) 434-7494. Tickets are priced at $50 per person and includes a four-course meal; live and silent auctions; and other fundraising events.

The evening will include original selections from Austin’s own St. Andrews Sisters, a singing trio of nuns portrayed by Coni Nelson, Alice Holst and Penny Kinney.