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East Austin Homeless Village: CultureMap Austin

East Austin homeless village opens bed & breakfast — May 2015.

You can get on a plane and take a volunteer trip to Haiti — or you can stay right here in Austin and have a volunteer staycation. The innovative new Community First! micro-village from Mobile Loaves and Fishes offers an enriching opportunity to give back to your own community.

The 27-acre master-planned community — which we introduced you to last year — provides affordable, sustainable housing and a supportive community for the chronically homeless in Central Texas. It also has unexpected features, such as the first outdoor Alamo Drafthouse movie theater and soon-to-come bed and breakfast accommodations for visitors and volunteers.

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