AFP Williamson County Programs

We are pleased to host a dynamic breakfast program in Williamson County featuring relevant topics for fundraisers and the community. The breakfasts are held at Southwestern University1001 E University Ave in Georgetown, TX from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM. 

Once reservations are secured, there is a 24 hour advance notice for all cancellations.  Failure to give advanced notice will be invoiced.  For all cancellations, please contact [email protected]

Breakfast will include fresh fruit, an assortment of baked goods, coffee, juice and water. If you have special dietary needs, such as gluten free, please email [email protected] at least 1 week prior to the event. 

If you are interested in presenting at an AFP event, or have a great idea for a presentation, please click HERE to submit a presentation request form.

The Collab Lab: How to plan collaborative fundraising events

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Join us for our quarterly breakfast to learn how to plan and produce collaborative fundraising events with nonprofit partners. Fundraising professionals will discuss the good, bad, and ugly parts of collaboration and provide tips on how to create mutually beneficial fundraising partnerships that produce lucrative results.

Christine Herlin, Manager of Nonprofit & Customer Relations, I Live Here I Give Here

Lauren McAndrews, Director of Development, Opportunities for Williamson and Burnet County

Jayden Beatty, Associate Director of Development, AGE of Central Texas

Reserve your spot today 

Christine Herlin believes in the power of community to inspire positive change. As the Manager of Nonprofit & Customer Relations at I Live Here I Give Here, Christine works directly with over 740 local nonprofit organizations to ensure that they are empowered and equipped to rally Austin's giving community. Christine leads the nonprofit arm of Amplify Austin Day, which has raised $57M over the past 7 years for hundreds of local nonprofits. She also serves as a Community Leader in the global #GivingTuesday movement and has co-developed the annual campaign for Central Texas, which encourages everyone in Central Texas to take action for good. Over the past two years, Central Texans have completed over 5.2 million actions for good and given $2 million during the month of November. Christine is a native Texan, which naturally makes her a diehard fan of salsa, open skies, and big hats. Growing up here has also taught her about the importance of lifting up your neighbors and has instilled a deep appreciation for the history, culture, and beauty of the Hill Country. Christine values that her work with I Live Here I Give Here encourages locals to choose generosity and give back to the people and places that make Central Texas home for them. 

Christine joined the I Live Here I Give Here team in 2015 and was promoted to the role of Manager of Nonprofit & Customer Relations in 2017. Christine graduated from Trinity University with a degree in History and Art History. Previously, she interned with the Witte Museum, Artpace San Antonio and the Big Give S.A.


Lauren McAndrews is currently the Director of Development for Opportunities for Williamson and Burnet Counties (OWBC).  She joined OWBC in 2014 after working for the state for over 13 years.  Lauren stated as a temporary grant writer for OWBC, before being staffed full time as the Director of Development where she has established signature fundraisers, a volunteer outreach program, acquired new grants and donors and served in collaboration with many community partners.  Lauren believes in community, cooperation and giving back to the communities in which she and her family reside and work.  Lauren graduated from Muhlenberg College with a BA in History/Government and Education.  She is married with a daughter, and she and her family reside locally in Williamson County. 


Jayden graduated from Southwestern University with a degree in Political Science in 2016. She began her career as a Program Associate for United Way of Williamson County and was promoted to Resource Development Officer a year later. In 2018 she moved on to AGE of Central Texas where she now serves as Associate Director of Development where she plans, coordinates, and assures the implementation of annual fundraising efforts including fundraising events, online fundraising campaigns, print fundraising campaigns, donor management, gift processing and recognition, corporate volunteer projects, and more. In addition, she is working on AGE’s multi-million dollar comprehensive major gifts campaign. 

 Upcoming Breakfasts 

  • Thursday, October 24, 2019 - Planned Giving Made Easy 

Past Breakfasts

Thursday, April 25, 2019 -- Straight from the Donor: The Secrets Behind Their Support 

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - Future of Philanthropy in Williamson County

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