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.
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 B Kay Richter on Aug 21 2016 - 10:25pm
On your typical day in San Antonio, about 2,800 people are homeless, according to the San Antonio Metropolitan Ministries (SAMMinistries), an interfaith ministry dedicated to helping the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jun 16 2015 - 9:53am
On Wednesday, June 17, NOWCastSA webcast the San Antonio City Council B Session from the campus of Haven for Hope. The meeting included a briefing on Haven for Hope Campus Development, current programming, and related homeless initiatives. The City of San Antonio underwrote the webcast, which you can replay any time right here:
Written by EisenbergPR on Jan 27 2014 - 11:46am
Registration for SAMMinistries’ 5th Annual Street2Feet 5K on Feb. 15 is underway now. More than 1,000 runners are expected to bring awareness to overcoming homelessness WHAT: Toyota Texas Street2Feet 5k Benefiting SAMMinistries • Chip-timed 5K race benefiting SAMMinistries • Medals and gifts for 1st, 2nd and 3rd placement in each age division • Enjoy the historic course, then music and a foodie event in the streets of downtown San Antonio
Written by Joe Ruiz on May 5 2011 - 10:57am
Nine San Antonio area nonprofits are competing to win one of 100 cars being given away by Toyota and they need your votes via Facebook.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Feb 1 2011 - 12:01pm
You can't stop the cold front that swept San Antonio, but you can do something warm for a neighbor. Here are some places you can donate clothing or blankets and some tips on protecting pipes and plants. Please let us know what else to add to the list, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.