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H-E-B recognizes Brighton Center on their Texas Loves Teachers Tour

H-E-B showed up at the Brighton Center on April 1st on their Texas Loves Teacher Tour and handed out goody bags and H-E-B gift cards to all of our amazing teachers! Thank you H-E-B for all you do to promote and support education and educators in Texas!  Brighton is honored to be recognized as a…


Let us tell you a story about our friend, Nina. This brave young woman from the San Antonio area escaped from an abusive home life, but the resulting emotional distress and trauma stayed with her like invisible wounds that never healed. With no family or friends to turn to, Nina found herself living on the…


Amy is a happy, energetic 2-year-old who loves Disney princesses and putting on makeup. She also likes helping others. “I couldn’t ask for a kid that loves to help out more,” said Ryan, Amy’s father. “She loves to help wash dishes. Even the parts of your life that aren’t necessarily fun, she just wants to…

Covid-19 Support

We greatly appreciate your care and concern for our patients, our Associates, and our ministry while we face the challenges of COVID-19. In response to so many who have reached out to offer help, we have set up a dedicated fund to support our response to COVID-19. These generous donations will be designated to: Helping…

My Story: Erica Villarreal Ellis

My Story: Erica Villarreal Ellis, ThriveWell Diva This was me, in January 2020. I walked the 2020 Walt Disney World 10K with a group of good friends who helped support me along my cancer journey. This was just over 5 weeks after my implant exchange surgery. My Diagnosis I was diagnosed with Stage 2 Triple Negative…

Volunteers needed to help with storm response

In addition to our ongoing winter storm disaster response, during the past 10 days, the American Red Cross serving Central and South Texas responded to 94 residential disasters (mostly home fires) and helped 560 people who lost their home. Can you help? redcross.org/volunteer

Big Brother Allante Staten and Little Brother Amaryon

Meet Big Brother Allante Staten and Little Brother Amaryon. They have been matched for over 2 year and are still going strong! Allantae always makes time for his little brother.

Volunteers Needed!

We are accepting volunteers for Short-Term and Long-Term Opportunities! Orientation and Training occur once a month! Volunteers 11 and up! To learn more and to apply online visit www.thedoseum.org/volunteer!

Continue to Provide Homeless Services

During these unprecedented times, Haven for Hope continues to provide homeless services to men, women and families who are experiencing homelessness. Our operations do not stop. We continue to operate 24/7 with a team of dedicated staff members who are working tirelessly to provide critical services to those experiencing homelessness in Bexar County. We have…

Provide Limited In-Person Services, Visits, Exchanges and Counseling

Guardian House will begin providing limited in-person services starting September 25 for supervised visits, monitored exchanges and reunification counseling. In order to maintain social distancing requirements, we will limit the number of people in the facility at one time. Supervised Visits: Virtual Conferencing Visits will continue to be offered. Monitored Exchanges will be staggered, and…

Keeping Our Doors Open

Amid the COVID-19 crisis happening around the world, CAM has decided to keep its doors open to serve those less fortunate in the San Antonio community. We’ve prayed hard about this, and we believe God is providing CAM with the tools needed to help those in need. We have several ways you as a client…

Traditional School Year Programs Cancelled

CAMP is continuing to diligently monitor all relevant local, state, and national authorities regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Based on the knowledge at this time, we must continue modifying our programs to meet the health, wellness, and safety of our campers, volunteers, and staff. From September through December 2020, CAMP will not be offering our…

Free Distance Learning Programs

Catholic Charities is offering free distance learning programs for students in San Antonio ISD. The program aims to reduce the digital divide, providing the tech and other resources students need to continue achieving academic success. It runs Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Guadalupe Community Center in the 1800 block…

Learning Pod Program

As the local school districts begin to publish their school schedules for this fall, I want to issue a resounding alarm about out-of-school-time care. The families served by Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio will be disproportionately impacted by staggered school schedules, as most do not have jobs with a work-from-home option. In fact,…

Impact of COVID on Brighton Center

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Childrens Bereavement Center is here for you!

Your safety is important to us so we are continuing to provide counseling services both in-person and via a telehealth platform. Our support groups are also running virtually. Call us today at 210-736-4847 to get more information!

Whether You Need Help or Want to Help Others

We are Northeast Senior Assistance (NESA).  NESA has been a part of San Antonio since 1984.  We are a non-profit and we do not charge for our services.  Our mission is to help the elderly remain at home as long as safely possible.  Volunteer hours are flexible to fit into your schedule, except transportation which…

How One San Antonio Mother Overcame Homelessness and Addiction | Endeavors

Mandy was a homeless mother who struggled with drug addiction and mental illness. By providing valuable tools and resources like case management, professional counseling, life skills training, and employment opportunities, the Fairweather Family Lodge provided Mandy a safe, healthy, stable, and caring environment where her family could get back on their feet. Today, Mandy is…

Had to Cancel the Catholic Men’s and Catholic Seniors Conferences 2020

Due to the pandemic, we had to close our doors to the annual Catholic Men’s and Seniors Conferences. These are annual events that help those who do not know Christ or want to strengthen their faith to attend and receive inspiration

Catholic Charities – We can’t do it alone. We NEED your help!

Due to this unprecedented crisis, Catholic Charities is experiencing a greater demand to provide direct support services – food provisions for individuals and families who lack the economic power and ability to mobilize to access a food supply. Furthermore, we have received a daily accumulated demand from seniors who are requesting for the food to…

SA Youth Cares Campaign

SA Youth’s Care Package campaign supports students and their families during this challenging time by creating unique “care” boxes that spark joy, cheer, and happiness! We hand deliver care packages to the doorsteps of our families, spreading joy, not germs! Care packages include items that support the emotional well-being of the students while keeping them engaged…

Make a donation today!

We Need Your Help! We have pledged to provide 100,000 care packages to our service members deployed throughout the world, defending us and protecting our freedom. Please help us to let them know that they are remembered, supported and that we are grateful for their service during this holiday season.  

Any Baby Can – Monetary Donations

$150 – Provides laundry supplies for 5 families $200 – Provides cleaning supplies for 8 families $100 – Provides fire safety items for 1 family $300 – Provides formula for 3 children $125 – Provides diapers in larger sizes for 5 children $100 – Provides learning supplies for 3 families Support Any Baby Can

Habitat for Humanity – Donations

Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio has fully realized its mission during the Covid-19 Pandemic because how can one safely shelter-in-place with no shelter? During this health crisis, more than ever, we are seeing how important it is to have an affordable and safe place to call home. Families in Bexar County are still in…

Funding Needed!

Foster children experience social distancing and emotional trauma year-round, and you can help ensure they are not further cut off from social and emotional guidance in the midst of limited community access. Our Volunteers are diligently continuing to reach out to our CASA children remotely to make sure they are receiving the support they need. As…

Getting Through Covid-19 With CASA

Foster children experience social distancing and emotional trauma year-round, and you can help ensure they are not further cut off from social and emotional guidance in the midst of limited community access. Our Volunteers are diligently continuing to reach out to our CASA children remotely to make sure they are receiving the support they need.…

Museum Closes Dute to Covid-19

Read the article here for all you need to know about Covid-19 updates: https://www.wittemuseum.org/needtoknow/

SACADA Services during COVID-19

How we will be providing services during Covid-19:https://sacada.org/sacada-services-during-covid-19/

We Need Your Help

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting people everywhere. Among the most vulnerable are the people we serve: those living with HIV/AIDS in the local community. We continue to offer all of our services, from client case management and hot meals for needy HIV-positive people to clinical care and pharmacy services. Please consider donating whatever you can…

Covid-19 Update

We understand with the alarming circumstance of Covid-19 many Non-profits are working with limited resources and Jefferson Outreach wants to help. We want to assure those we serve and the community at large that you’ve got our support.

Monitoring Covid-19

The Arc of San Antonio, Inc., is diligently monitoring the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and is committed to the safety, health, and well-being of our participants and staff. 

Important covid-19 update

In person visitation is limited to one visitor per child per Inpatient stay as required by Texas Health and Human Services. The designated visitor must be a legal guardian. In-person visitors temperatures will be taken upon arrival. We strongly encourage televisitation which is available between 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm. Outpatient Service in-person appointments have…

Double Down in SA Town

Are you ready to double down in SA town?🤠🙌 Join us for our upcoming community drive happening at the Alamodome this May 21-23. Donations by APPOINTMENT ONLY.🗓 Schedule your donation here👉 SouthTexasBlood.org/Alamodome For every blood donation made at this drive, $5 will be donated to the San Antonio Food Bank, courtesy of Silverado Event Center.…

YOSA suspends all group activities through June 1.

Last updated April 1, 2020 YOSA suspends all group activities through June 1. Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, most of YOSA’s rehearsal and concert venues are no longer available for our use this spring. And, of course, public health officials continue to advise against gatherings of more than 10 people. In light of this, all…

Bringing Our Mission to Life During COVID-19

YWCA exists to eliminate racism and empower women, which we achieve through programs and advocacy to support equity for women and individuals of color.  During this crisis, YWCA has remained open, providing child care, resources, and emergency support for health services, safety, and food security for women and their families.

We’re helping!

Coronavirus (COVID-19) If you need current, science-based information about the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re here available to help via live chat or call our Customer Service at 1-800-242-8721.

Blessed Sacrament Academy reaches out during COVID-19 closings

When Blessed Sacrament Academy closed its doors during the COVID-19 pandemic, new challenges were swiftly met. The Child Development Center offered a two-pronged approach to continuing education for ages 6 weeks to 5 years — online and offline. We created in-house learning videos for all ages, and created a new Online Learning at BSA pages…

Prescription Assistance Gift Card Drop off

Mrs. Bernal expressed her gratitude to our Prescription Assistance Program advocate Ciara, as she dropped off gift cards to our client to pay for an emergency fill of her medication.

Helping our Families

It’s such an honor to serve and be of help to our families.

Shead Family

Cruz & Lizette

Delgado Triplets

SA Youth Goes Online!

Check out CEO, Asia Ciaravino, as she shares how SA Youth has been able to adapt to continue serving our students and support families during the pandemic. SA Youth on SA Live: COVID Coverage

Jefferson High School Bexar Fest Video on Meals on Wheels San Antonio

Veteran Mobile Food Distributions amidst the COVID19 Pandemic

In San Antonio, the new face of the Soldiers’ Angels has emerged amidst the COVID19 Pandemic. Through gloved hands and masked faces, Soldiers’ Angels was able to provide roughly 75 lbs. of groceries to over 200 local San Antonio Low Income veterans and their families in March. Our goal is to continue to provide much needed…

Stay Active. Stay Healthy: San Antonio Sports initiative offers free online fitness opportunities for adults and children

During this time of sheltering at home, San Antonio Sports is focusing on ways to keep the community active through a new initiative, Stay Active. Stay Healthy. With research showing that physical activity is important to mental health, San Antonio Sports is focusing on three areas: i play! afterschool at home (for children), Fit Family…

Spring 2020 Virtual House Dedication


Supporting Stability Through Data-Driven Strategies

USI’s live COVID-19 Action Plan document tracks all COVID-19 related developments across our sites nationally in an effort to: develop aligned national strategies, coordinate response, and track COVID-19 related progress as it relates to both our families and our staff. The USI COVID19 Action Plan tracks both federal, state, and city-level actions and internal USI…

Feeding Those in Need on the Street

There are approximately 1,500-2,000 individuals living in unsheltered areas in San Antonio during the COVID-19 pandemic. These individuals have no reliable food sources and desperately need food and water. Due to the pandemic, ordinary food sources are not available to the many people in San Antonio who are currently unsheltered, living in encampments and on…

United Way Thank-A-Thon

Share your appreciation for our community! There are many across our community who are working tirelessly on the front line serving and supporting our community during this challenging time. Take a moment to send a quick note of thanks, a video or photo and we will send it along to brighten someone’s day. Send a…

Staying Connected

Community Health Workers will rely on phone calls to check in on the needs and well-being of their clients.

Peace Pals Update

Peace Pals, our afterschool program, follows SAISD school closures and will resume its hours of operations once children are allowed back. The staff of Peace Pals will continue to monitor the situation so they are prepared when children return to school.

We are open!

Our child development center will continue to operate for parents who need to work. Hours of operation remain the same, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

We are still open!

We feel that our services are especially critical and have made modifications to meet safety needs.

Free legal services

During this crisis our attorneys are still providing FREE LEGAL SERVICES. If you need a protective order, divorce, child support /visitation lawsuit, modification, identification recovery or other family law needs, we are taking new clients. Call 210 930-3669 ext 2223 for more information. https://fvps.org/legal-assistance/

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Southwest Texas, held a news conference

Local TV stations spread the word about SVdP during the COVID-19 Emergency To let the public know we are open during the coronavirus crisis to help our brothers and sisters in Christ. The news conference took place at our Resurrection of the Lord Conference. Approximately 20 of our conference locations are open around San Antonio…

Conservation Society canceled 60th Anniversary event

The Conservation Society of San Antonio is following the developments regarding the spread of the COVID-19 virus very carefully to insure the safety and health of our Board, Staff, volunteers, members and supporters. Out of an abundance of concern for the safety of our members and volunteers and in consideration of the Mayor’s issuance of…

Help San Antonio Public Library

The San Antonio Public Libraries are currently closed until April 19th. After a full week of closure and with Sunday, March 22nd being the highest circulation of their digital collection ever, the need for digital resources is increasing rapidly. Help build the digital collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, etc., to ensure access to electronic content to…

Support the Garden During COVID-19

Now more than ever the San Antonio Botanical Garden kindly asks for your help by making a generous donation today. As a nonprofit, the Botanical Garden relies on memberships, admissions, events and classes’ ticket sales, and private rentals. Your donation directly supports the organization’s general operations and helps maintain the collection of plants.

Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio

Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio has fully realized its mission during the Covid-19 Pandemic because how can one safely shelter-in-place with no shelter? During this health crisis, more than ever, we are seeing how important it is to have an affordable and safe place to call home. Families in Bexar County are still in…

Family Service Association of San Antonio adjusting schedule

The needs of our community are increasing. School closures are limiting access to food, business closures are causing extra financial strain, news cycle are taking a toll on mental wellness, tension is increasing anxiety and at-home violence … and, unfortunately, the list goes on. Family Service serves among the most vulnerable families in our community. We…

Humane Society closed to general public

Out of an abundance of caution and in order to ensure the safety and health of our staff, volunteers and members of our community, we are closed to the general public until further notice. Please consider making a donation to our SAHS Emergency Fund to assist with the care of our animals and staff –…


As Texas continues to open, we must all do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19. Meals on Wheels San Antonio IS an essential service to the 5,000 homebound senior clients we serve every year and with your help, we are doing everything we can to safely provide nutrition to our at-risk senior neighbors.…

Museum Closed due to COVID

The Museum is now closed through March 20 at which time will reassess the situation. As a public health precaution, we have made the decision to cancel all public programs through April 10 including tours, lectures, and performances. Additionally, all school field trips are canceled for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. It is…

Looking for a way to help during COVID-19?

In light of the ever changing situation, one thing we know for sure is that during times like these, the SALB family sticks together. Prioritizing the health and well-being of our team members is of the upmost importance to us. Since we are a City of SA designated “essential” business, much of our organization has…

YMCA closed for now – join our virtual workouts!

We’re picking up speed to serve our community resource partners, our region’s most vulnerable, and first responders affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In times like these, it’s critical that we work together as a community to lift those most impacted by health and economic challenges. As a leader in youth development, we are supporting…

Zoo closed until further notice

Hello Zoo Family, Friends, and Fans, I wanted to inform you of the postponed re-opening of San Antonio Zoo, Kiddie Park, and Will Smith Zoo School to the general public until further notice. Our top priority has been and continues to be the health and safety of our community, guests, students, and team members. We…

Still Open

OPEN FOR BUSINESS and FREE TO TRAVEL: The emergency food network of pantries and distributions supported by the #SAFoodBank remain fully operational and open to the public for help. Staff and volunteers are exempt from shelter-at-home order when traveling to/from a pantry or distribution. Individuals seeking help at a pantry or distribution are also free…