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Yelp Helps: We Put The Heart in Party



From writing a great review for a relatively unknown local business to putting some elbow grease
Yh1into working with our local non profits, Yelp likes to help. This past Sunday, 500 yelpers gathered at Pine Street Station for a Sunday Funday that included 15 local non profits talking about 
Yh2the good they do in the community, many awesome stations featuring local liquors and food and and all the fun we could handle.

Our fabulous Austin non profits included Leap of JoyHAAMCampfire USARoom To ReadKIPPHelping Other People EverywhereActive LifeColorado River FoundationPease Park ConservancyEmancipetI Live Here, I Give Here and Amplify. Each of our NPOs were matched up with some remarkable element and yelpers had to speak to at least five of them to be entered in a raffle for Austin Eats Food Tours and tickets to Cirque Du Soleil's Saltimbanco. 

In this case that included delicious beverages like Segura ViudasCrown ImportsMaker's Mark, Republic TequilaLeprechaun Cider, Treaty Oak Rum, Waterloo Gin and Starlite Vodka and Honest Tea, delicious bites from Baby Zach's HummusKind Snacks SugaPlump Pastries', Reel Popcorn & Mercury Pizza

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Yh3Of course a party aint a party without some other really remarkable elements. We had live music from The Love Leighs with sound by Baines Kinnison, baby animals from Tiny Tails To You, hula hooping classes from Hooty Hoops, giant awesome paper mache heads from MonsterLove and an old fashioned and awesome photo booth from Magnolia Photo Booth. Those cool strip pictures are here.

Chad W Adams got some amazing shots of the party itself and all of those are on the Yelp Flickr. Don't forget to read the reviews for our fabulous event and be wildly jealous of all the good times and good deeds Yelp's Austin Community is down for. 

SYOY!

Kelly S

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