Closures and shelter-in-place orders brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic mean even more stress, especially for many middle- and low-income families and individuals, and people suffering in abusive situations. There is support and help for people struggling with mental and emotional health issues, and those without adequate shelter who need assistance in this overwhelmingly difficult time.
The Stories of The Helpers During COVID-19
“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’”
~ Mister Rogers
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Apr 15 2020 - 7:05pm
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Apr 13 2020 - 11:55am
More and more businesses, individuals and organizations are heeding the call to help in COVID-19 outbreak recovery efforts. Here are some local relief efforts, and some ways you can help others:
Written by Beth Graham on Apr 10 2020 - 11:58am
Even before Mayor Ron Nirenberg and County Judge Nelson Wolff issued stay-at-home orders, San Antonian Susie Hamilton had been approached by immunocompromised friends who asked her to sew face masks, a commodity in short supply and high demand due to the spread of COVID-19.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Apr 4 2020 - 2:08pm
Healthcare workers, first responders and government agencies are working around the clock addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. But nonprofits, individuals, schools, businesses and grassroots groups are doing their part in the battle to slow the spread of coronavirus, especially when it comes to helping the more vulnerable members of the community. Here’s a bit of what’s happening around town and some ways you can help:
Written by rudyarispe on Apr 4 2020 - 12:56pm
San Antonio fashion designer Leighton Whittington had just been laid off from his job as lead stylist of the salon at La Cantera Resort & Spa and felt a sense of dread and helplessness while pondering what the future might hold amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Looking around his living room, his eyes fell upon the mounds of soft, colorful fabrics piled on a table when a brilliant idea suddenly struck him.