Austin FC Celebrates UPS Hometown Heroes


The UPS Store Hometown Heroes is a platform that highlights fellow Austinites for their work in making Austin a better place to live, work, learn, and play.

Throughout the 2023 Season, Austin FC will celebrate heroes from our ATX community!


Gracie Garbade


Gracie Garbade's concern with homelessness inspired her to form her own nonprofit organization, Gracie's Canned Goods, helping many local and national organizations to feed those experiencing hunger. At the age of 14, Gracie has donated over $41,000 and 14,000 pounds of food, with her end goal of ensuring everyone in our world has enough food to eat!


Katrina Bailey

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Katrina has been an educator for 19 years, currently serving as Executive Director for School Leadership with AISD. Her degrees from Huston-Tillotson University and Texas State University have prepared her to build a culture of learning, coaching, support and transparency to produce high academic outcomes for every student she serves.


Yuen Yung

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Yuen Yung contributes to the Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce, The Thinkery, an Austin based non-profit, as well as The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Yuen enjoys giving back to the community through volunteering his time to mentor young minds.