SA2020, the local nonprofit that’s charting San Antonio’s progress in several categories over a decade, said 41 percent of 59 target goals have been achieved or exceeded. That was one of the big takeaways from a DreamWeek luncheon held Jan. 12 at the Witte Museum’s Mays Family Center.
Written by Elizabeth Allen on Jan 11 2012 - 3:31pm
It takes life-saving research and access to clinical trials to Conquer Kids’ Cancer! The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, awarded an infrastructure grant of $50,000 to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 19 2011 - 8:00pm
Christmas came early for the San Antonio Eastside Promise Neighborhood project: The collaboration, led by the United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County, won a $24.6 million grant to from the federal government to provide "cradle to career" services to improve educational achievement.Mayor Julian Castro announced the grant at a news conference on Dec. 19."What this means is that education on the East Side will never be the same," Castro said.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Dec 19 2011 - 6:17pm
Guide Dogs of Texas (GDTX) has received a $194,093.55 grant from the Petco Foundation to benefit programs supporting local clients who rely on GDTX service dogs to provide them with freedom, mobility and independence. The grant is a result of fundraising efforts during National Guide Dog Month in September, sponsored by Petco and Natural Balance Pet Foods.