Sometimes in our lives we all have pain We all have sorrow The announcement of Bill Withers’ death by his family on April 3 was a mere footnote in history, lost among the urgency of the current global health pandemic. Paradoxically, Withers’ most popular and familiar recording has increasingly become part of the collective national consciousness, just as it has countless times before in time of personal crisis, disaster and suffering.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 16 2018 - 12:39pm
Now more than ever, it is important for you to support NOWCastSA, an independent nonprofit that gives you trustworthy local news and information. To help you make smart choices, NOWCastSA has published 100 hours of exclusive video of candidate and town hall forums, in cooperation with trusted, nonpartisan partners, including the League of Women Voters, Texas Public Radio, MOVE San Antonio, the UTSA College of Public Policy, Texas A&M - San Antonio and the Society of Professional Journalists.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 15 2017 - 12:42pm
This has been a tough year to be a journalist, and, for that matter, a sentient, compassionate human being. I’ve thought a lot about my friend, Molly Ivins. I wonder what she would be saying, and how she’d be reminding us to stop and laugh right through our fears.
Written by B Kay Richter on Dec 20 2016 - 5:02pm
Join NOWCastSA for an open house at our home in the San Antonio Central Library on Thursday, Dec. 22 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Drop in any time for a light snack, to review highlights in civic engagement and community journalism from 2016, and to see how you can get involved. If you cannot attend but would still like to support NOWCastSA, you can click here to donate.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Sep 21 2015 - 6:06pm
NOWCastSA is eligible to receive donations through the San Antonio Area Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) for the first time in 2015. The Combined Federal Campaign is the only authorized solicitation of Federal employees in their workplaces on behalf of approved charitable organizations. NOWCastSA is one of 2,800 local and more than 22,000 total nonprofits eligible to receive donations through the CFC in 2015.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Jul 15 2015 - 4:05am
We've just made it is easier than ever before to donate to support community news by joining other leading nonprofits — like Wikipedia, (RED), KQED and The USO — in using Square Cash $Cashtags for fundraising.
Written by BioBridge Global on Jun 2 2015 - 2:51pm
For three years, Krystal Sanchez coordinated South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (STBTC) drives for her San Antonio employer, donating and encouraging colleagues to join her. “I never thought I would become a patient who would need a blood transfusion,” she said. But that changed earlier this year when Sanchez underwent an emergency cesarean section. Afterward, she felt so weak she could not hold her baby.
Written by rmcmer on Apr 21 2015 - 2:12pm
Goodwill Industries of San Antonio is celebrating Fiesta 2015 in a big way by commemorating its 70th Anniversary with a special Fiesta Medal contest and donation campaign. The nonprofit will give away 70 medals to Facebook fans throughout Fiesta. For a chance to win this coveted keepsake, “like” Goodwill San Antonio on Facebook and correctly answer a trivia question for that day. Selection of the winners will be done by daily, random drawing. Additionally, people can also obtain a medal for a minimum $5 donation at the downtown Goodwill store at 406 W. Commerce.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Jan 27 2015 - 4:59pm
Did you know supporting NOWCastSA can be as easy as baking cookies? Thanks to a new partnership with Pine Valley Foods, $6 from every batch of cookie dough sold from this link (purchase price is only $18) will go straight to NOWCastSA to support nonprofit programs that promote and facilitate and inclusive civic conversation.
Written by cristina.flrs on Jan 13 2015 - 3:08pm
Presa Community Center urgently needs your help to provide warm coats for the students who come to the center after school. Many of our students, who range in age from 5 years old to 13 years old, are coming to the center wearing clothes that are too thin to keep them warm outside.