Tag: San Antonio

Can you guess the average age of a homeless child in San Antonio?

There’s only one more week to have your gift MATCHED by The Wade Richmond Foundation to make it a Summer of Hope for struggling families. In this especially challenging time, children facing homelessness need hope … they need the support of compassionate people like you to help keep them from losing their homes. Give now and your gift DOUBLES to keep twice as many… Read more »

You can give a homeless child a bright start this academic year

  Do you remember the excitement of starting a new school year?    You can give a homeless child a bright start this academic year.   On the first day of school, every child should be able to put on a crisp new outfit, slide their feet into shoes that fit, and grab a backpack stocked with the supplies they need to start their… Read more »

Alpha Home June Newsletter

June Newsletter   From the CEO     As we prepare for the summer months, it is important to reflect on where we’ve been. Focusing on the positives and operating in faith have certainly carried us through the challenges that COVID-19 brought with it.   Our retention rates are higher, we’ve engaged with more rural clients, and our outpatient client participation has increased.  … Read more »

Can you guess the average age of a homeless child in San Antonio? You will not believe the answer.

Friend the impact of the COVID-19 crisis has been financially and mentally devastating for families that were already struggling. This summer, keeping families — especially those with children — from becoming homeless in these extra-challenging times is crucial. Did you know …   The average age of a homeless child in our county is just 6 years old.   The streets are no place… Read more »

TXNP would like to invite Texas nonprofits and foundations to post jobs on the website for free

Foundations. Nonprofits. Texans who are 501c3. We want to support you. we want to bring community deep into the hearts of Texans… that’s what we do.

TXNP wants to help you for free. Job postings, volunteer opportunities, events, stories you would like to tell. Please send them to us and we will help you at no cost. While we cannot promise to post everything you send, we will certainly try! See how to send your postings to us inside this article.

Very Different Times Indeed…

From the CEO     A lot has happened since our last newsletter. Alpha Home is considered an essential business and we are providing essential recovery services to all of our clients, we are just having to adapt.   I am continually reminded of the phrase said by Mackenzie Phillips at our 14th Annual Doorways of Hope Luncheon just over a month ago,  … Read more »

SAMMinstries Emergency Assistance Fund

As we face this time of uncertainty together, we need your help to keep our community healthy and vibrant. Our immediate needs are to keep our staff and clients safe, without interrupting program and service delivery. While we have made modifications to include digital client visits and working remotely for non-essential staff, we remain operational and serving San Antonio’s most vulnerable populations. In the… Read more »

More Children to Connect with Gardening This Spring through Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and KidsGardening Support

Now more than ever, children and families across the country need the positive experiences that gardening provides. To support this, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation is bringing the powerful benefits of gardening to 10 million children across the United States by 2023.  In keeping with this goal, 175 nonprofit organizations will receive funding this spring to create or enhance youth garden programs, as part of … Read more »

Cactus Pear Music Festival’s Nov. 4 Soiree: Albéniz to Weber

Our NOVEMBER 4th “Soirée Special” concert is almost here and seats are filling up quickly as we begin our SEVENTH Soirée Season of intimate and exclusive performances. We open our season with an incredible group of musicians: pianist DANIEL ANASTASIO, San Antonio Symphony’s Principal Clarinet ILYA SHTERENBERG, and San Francisco cellist JONAH KIM who join artistic director and violinist STEPHANIE SANT’AMBROGIO in a program that will take you… Read more »

Learn how to take some of the data your organization is collecting and lay it out in a way that is coherent to your supporters

Do you want to share your nonprofit’s impact? Attend our Data Visualization workshop on Thursday, Aug. 16. This workshop will dive into the way people process content and the information they are seeking. In this workshop we will learn how to take some of the data your organization is collecting and lay it out in a way that is coherent to your supporters. Numbers… Read more »

The 2016 – 2017 Annual Report highlights the financial impact Alpha Home supporters have made to rebuild lives in the San Antonio community

Check out the 2016 – 2017 Annual Report highlights showing the financial impact their supporters have made to their mission.   Visit Alpha Home Article Author Alpha Home

Census Bureau Reveals Fastest-Growing Large Cities: San Antonio Tops Chart Adding More Than 60 People a Day on Average

More people moving to Texas and to San Antonio. It’s not a surprise, but whys this happening? Where are people coming from? How is San Antonio planning for population growth? What impact can population growth have on other socioeconomic issues such as mass transit system and transportation, employment, education, affordable housing, conservation and natural resources, social services and the criminal justice system? How does San Antonio stay special?

‘Sergeant Segway’ Becomes Newest Goodwill Ambassador at Morgan’s Wonderland

Now open for the summer season, new Morgan’s Inspiration Island splash park earned the Leading Edge Award from the World Waterpark Association for cutting-edge design and revolutionary waterproof wheelchairs. In addition, readers of USA Today voted Morgan’s Inspiration Island as best new water attraction of 2017 in the newspaper’s 10Best competition.

Cactus Pear Music Festival NEWS

DISCOUNTED Season 22 Festival tickets are on sale! Purchase your 5-ticket subscription or single tickets at pre-festival savings!   TICKET PRICING Advance 5-Ticket Subscription $110.Save over single ticket prices at the door. You get five tickets (PLUS the post-concert receptions) for any use — five different programs, any venue, or five concert-goers at any one program, or any combination you like. Orders must be… Read more »

Please participate in the San Antonio Not-for-Profit Wage and Benefit Survey

You’re invited to take part in Werling Associates, Inc.’s 2018 San Antonio Not-for-Profit Wage and Benefit Survey. This survey is part of a continuing effort to provide nonprofit agencies of San Antonio with a thorough analysis of job-specific compensation data. Participants will receive a free copy of the report, valued at over $100. Survey deadline is Friday, May 4. The survey is sponsored by… Read more »

Lift people up

  UPCOMING EVENT: Medical Equipment Drive!   Join Project MEND and Haven for Hope on April 14, 2018 for our Spring Cleaning Medical Equipment Drive! Come to 1 Haven for Hope Way between 10am-3pm and help people in need by donating your preowned medical equipment to be refurbished and redistributed!       On March 22, Project MEND participated in the Big Give SA,… Read more »