South Austin Wildflowers

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., South Austin Wildflowers Chapter is a group of mothers and daughters who have come together in a commitment to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences.
Members shall reside in or attend school in Circle C, Sunset Valley, Bear Creek, Southside Barton Creek, Dripping Springs, and the Southwest Austin area. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, South Austin Wildflowers aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

National Charity League, Inc. is comprised of mothers and daughters in grades 7 through 12.  Their mission is to foster mother-daughter relationships in a philanthropic organization committed to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences.

The activities are designed around a six-year plan which includes age-related educational, leadership, and cultural objectives. National Charity League, Inc. chapters have been making a difference for decades by providing nearly $18 million in volunteer hours annually in support of local philanthropies.

The NCL, Inc., South Austin Wildflower Chapter was organized in 2017 as the ninth NCL, Inc. Chapter to form in the Austin area. The South Austin Wildflowers Chapter began with a formation meeting in March 2017. On April 9, 2019 the NCL, Inc., South Austin Wildflower Chapter became fully chartered.


  • We are excited to share that our chapter received the Blue Rose Chapter Award for the 2019-2020 year. 
  • We have completed our annual requirements, participated in #GivingTuesday and the national philanthropy program, and held a Sustainer Event.


Join Our Chapter

Interested in joining our chapter? Membership opportunities are dependent on chapter openings.

If you know someone in our chapter, talk to her about getting started, membership obligations and our membership drive timeline.  If you do not know someone in NCL, you are invited to complete this Membership Inquiry Form.

Membership Inquiry Form

For any questions regarding Membership, requests for transfers or assistance with connecting as a Sustainer, email us.

Mothers and their daughters (grades 7-12) participate in a program that embraces:

Community Service

We understand and serve communities in partnership with local and national nonprofits. Each NCL, Inc. chapter promotes social awareness by considering the local community’s needs and selecting appropriate non-profit organizations to support through different volunteer activities.

We work with the following philanthropies:

  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Austin Diaper Bank
  • B.I.G. Love Cancer Care Services
  • Brush Country Nursing & Rehabilitation
  • Carrying Hope
  • Central Texas Food Bank
  • Cheyanna’s Champions 4 Children
  • Community First!
  • Disaster Response
  • Helping Hand Food Pantry Dripping Springs
  • Honor Flight Austin
  • Interfaith Action of Central Texas
  • Keep Austin Beautiful
  • Legacy Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care
  • Make-A-Wish
  • Mother’s Milk Bank
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Project Linus
  • Scottish Rite Theater
  • St. Louise House
  • Texas Advocacy Project
  • The Kindness Campaign
  • The Pound House Historical Farmstead



Leadership Development

We build capable, courageous leaders through opportunities to learn, reflect and develop. Our leaders become successful in their education, career and communities by learning the necessary skills during their NCL experience.

Examples of skills developed include:

  • Confidence
  • Consensus building
  • Team building
  • Conflict resolution
  • Event planning
  • Parliamentary procedure

Our Chapter Board of Directors:

  • President: Deana Rooney
  • President Elect: Jessica Escobar
  • Secretary: Leischen Hunsicker
  • Treasurer: Janice McCoy
  • Parliamentarian: Erin Johnson
  • Vice President Communications: Celeste Schooley
    Melissa Hughes
  • Vice President Membership: Sarah Loyd
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Colleen Brueggeman
  • Vice President New Members: Sonya Butler
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Leslie Jones
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion: Karen Campbell

Members have opportunities to engage in experiences that build essential skills, such as confidence, consensus and team building, event planning, conflict resolution and parliamentary procedure.

Activities of National Charity League, Inc., South Austin Wildflowers Chapter include:

  • Budgeting
  • Character Building
  • College transition & Safety
  • Collegiate Portfolios
  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Delegation
  • Goal Setting
  • Healthy Attitudes
  • Healthy Body Image
  • Independent Living
  • Internet & texting safety
  • Interview Skills
  • Life Skills
  • Meeting Skills
  • Mentoring
  • Mission Statements
  • NCL Brand training
  • Parliamentary Procedure
  • Project management
  • Public Speaking
  • Stress Management
  • Team Building
  • Working on Committees

Cultural Experiences

We preserve National Charity League traditions and core values, while appreciating the growth that comes from connecting with different communities and cultures. We continually strive to build stronger ties with our communities and the individuals within them. It is through this understanding that we grow and develop broader worldviews that will shape and support our lives.

  • Traditions – We celebrate the richness of our history through traditions that honor the past while serving the future.
  • Values – We embrace values that make us strong as an organization of mother-daughter leaders.
  • Community Connections – We build connections through experiences that impact our communities.
  • Etiquette – We encourage and mentor kind, respectful and gracious social conduct.

As future leaders, we continually strive to build stronger ties with our communities and the individuals within them. It is through this understanding that we grow and develop broader worldviews that will shape and support our lives. We celebrate our history through traditions that honor the past while serving the future.

Activities of our Chapter include:

  • Mother-Daughter Tea
  • Senior Recognition
  • Chapter-wide Cultural Experiences focusing on Theater, Dance, Gardens & Public Lands, Music (Concert/Symphony/Opera), Visual Arts & Museums, and Community Exploration

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