San Antonio residents may be able to get financial help to repair water pipes broken in the freezing weather under the Community Pipe Repair fund - CPR fund - announced in partnership with the San Antonio Water System, the San Antonio Spurs and Wells Fargo. Mayor Ron Nirenberg said early tallies found more than 3,000 SAWS customers had to shut off their water because of broken pipes from the disastrous February storm. "We think there may be many more than that, and this is precisely why we put together this relief fund," he said.
Written by rudyarispe on Apr 23 2020 - 8:47pm
People who have been affected by the coronavirus and in dire need of assistance with rent, utilities, groceries, medicine and fuel have help on the way with the creation of a $25 million assistance program approved April 23 by C
Written by rudyarispe on Feb 26 2019 - 9:52pm
Chosen is pleased to announce that Dennis Noll has joined the nonprofit organization’s Board of Directors as the Chair of the Development Committee. “I am thrilled to become a member of the Chosen Board of Directors,” Noll said. “I joined the board because I believe the trauma suffered by children in the foster care system must be addressed. As an adoptive parent, I believe Chosen’s mission to do whatever it takes to help foster families minister to their foster/adopted children is both unique and a critical element in helping our communities’ most wounded children heal.”
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 26 2017 - 3:03pm
REPLAY video from a webcast of the American Educational Research Association’s Social Justice Initiative workshop on the resources and needs of college-bound undocumented students on April 29 at the University of Texas at San Antonio. The session is to help undocumented students, immigrant advocates and the parents and families understand what services they can expect or ask for as students navigate the pathway to college. Parents and families who cannot attend in person are encouraged to attend the online livestream session or replay it later.
Written by Daniel Serna on Apr 13 2017 - 12:22pm
About 300 people community and faith leaders gathered at The Oblate School of Theology on April 3, 2017 for a conversation about San Antonio’s new Faith-Based Community Initiative, designed to strengthen the relationships between the city, area faith-based communities and nonprofits.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Aug 25 2016 - 4:21pm
Replay video from the live webcast of the International Conference on Aging in the Americas (ICAA) Sept. 14-16, 2016.
Written by Allison Baron on Oct 27 2014 - 12:39pm
A home for every pet... It seems like a nice idea, but can San Antonio make it a reality? Becoming a humane community is a goal even larger than the no-kill status San Antonio is on its way to achieving, according to the nationally and internationally recognized speaker who will deliver a keynote address at the San Antonio Area Foundation’s Community Conversation, hosted by the Foundation’s Talk About It! program, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Pica Pica Plaza Event Center, 910 SE Military Drive.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Mar 20 2012 - 1:03pm
Talk About It! SA and District 7 Councilman Cris Medina will host the inaugural Bark in the Park/Perrito Grito at Woodlawn Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 24. This free event supports the City's Animal No Kill Initiative and there will be pets available for adoption as well as services and activities for pet owners, such as free spay/neuter surgeries and low-cost pet vaccinations. There will also be live music, food vendors and pet contests on site.
Written by abnaz on Feb 8 2012 - 4:47pm
Pet lovers interested in reporting and writing, creating video or photos on animal issues will have the opportunity to get free training from NOWCastSA during a community journalism workshop from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday, Feb.
Written by saafdn on Oct 27 2011 - 9:03am
SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 25, 2011) – The San Antonio Area Foundation announces today it will move into a new home at Pearl in the summer of 2012. The added space and more accessible location make it possible for the Area Foundation to expand existing programs and initiatives to better serve San Antonio and South Texas. In 2010, the Area Foundation gave a total of $12.2 million in grants and scholarships.