United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County

700 S Alamo St, San Antonio, Tx 78205, Usa
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Our mission To increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another.
COVID-19 Impact
United Way Thank-A-Thon

United Way Thank-A-Thon

COVID-19 Impact Data
Volunteer hours lost 750.0
Financial loss $0

United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County

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Ways to help

Share a Smile with a Senior

Nursing homes and long-term care facilities are limiting visitors and congregate programs to protect their residents. Unfortunately, our seniors are dealing with isolation and sadness. If you would like to brighten the day of those living in care facilities, we are seeking volunteers to put together a basket of activities, treats, and handmade crafts. Many residents… See full description
  • 16-18, Adults (18+), 55+, Child with Adult
  • Ongoing
  • Anytime
  • Individuals, Families
  • In-person, Collect Donations, Delivery, Note Writing

Easy No-Sew Tie Fleece Blanket

Why make fleece blankets? Fleece blankets provide comfort and warmth to children who may lack basic bedding items. Fleece Blanket Project Materials Needed: • 1 ½ yards of fleece material for youth blankets • fabric scissors Blanket-Making Instructions 1) Using paper or lightweight cardboard, cut 5”x5” squares. Use the squares to cut out 5” x… See full description
  • Children (5-12), 12-15, 16-18, Adults (18+), 55+, Child with Adult
  • Ongoing
  • Anytime
  • Individuals, Families, Corporate Teams
  • Virtual, Collect Donations

Care Cards

Spread positivity throughout San Antonio by donating handmade cards for seniors or families in shelters. After months of social distancing, many are experiencing loneliness from staying at home, unable to see their loved ones. Handmade “thinking of you” cards to be given to vulnerable community members who can benefit from your thoughtful words. Care cards… See full description
  • Children (5-12), 12-15, 16-18, Adults (18+), Child with Adult
  • Ongoing
  • Anytime
  • Individuals, Families, Corporate Teams
  • Virtual, In-person, Delivery, Note Writing

Shoebox Project

United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County is mobilizing our community to provide personal care and basic need items to our most vulnerable residents. United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County will collect decorated shoeboxes filled with personal care and basic need items from individuals, families and organizations in our community. Everyday items… See full description
  • Children (5-12), 12-15, 16-18, Adults (18+), 55+, Child with Adult
  • Ongoing
  • Anytime
  • Families, Corporate Teams
  • Virtual, Collect Donations, Delivery

Virtual StoryTime

Just because we’re staying in doesn’t mean an end to storytime! Do you have friends balancing working from home and caring for, or teaching their children at home? What if you could help with a morning or afternoon break? I’m sure your parent friends could use the help and the kids would love to see… See full description
  • Ongoing
  • Anytime
  • Individuals, Families
  • Virtual
About us In San Antonio, United Way focuses on: 1) preparing children for kindergarten 2) encouraging students to graduate and reach their full potential 3) helping individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency, and 4) providing a safety net of services for those in crisis. The United Way 2-1-1 Help Line is a critical link for thousands of South Texas callers a year seeking assistance and referrals to health and human services across the area. Through community initiatives like these, United Way is helping to change people’s lives. In San Antonio, United Way focuses on improving early care and education for children, helping students succeed in school and strengthening families. The United Way 2-1-1 Help Line is a critical link for more than half a million callers a year seeking assistance and referrals to health and human services across the area. Through community initiatives like these and investment in 137 programs at 69 agencies, United Way is helping to change people’s lives.
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