Month: August 2020

Keeping Immigrant Families From Falling Through Societal Cracks

August 31, 2020 Comments Off on Keeping Immigrant Families From Falling Through Societal Cracks
Charity coins

When our region began feeling the pervasive impact of the quickly-spreading coronavirus pandemic in March, students suddenly saw their Spring Break extended by a few days. Then some more days. Weeks went by and students and their parents began hearing what seemed like the inevitable – classes would be cancelled for good for the remainder…

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COVID-19 Response Fund Boosts Local Nonprofits With $13M Infusion

August 25, 2020 Comments Off on COVID-19 Response Fund Boosts Local Nonprofits With $13M Infusion
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San Antonio non-profit organizations helping those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic have received $13.4 million in the last five months, thanks to the generosity of donors working with the San Antonio Area Foundation. The Area Foundation has helped numerous charitable organizations, foundations and individual donors offer a swift response to the coronavirus outbreak by supporting…

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Former Scholarship Recipient Says Thanks and Pays it Forward

August 6, 2020 Comments Off on Former Scholarship Recipient Says Thanks and Pays it Forward
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I had a conversation recently with a colleague about recognizing scholarship donors at our school and it caused me to reflect on my own experience – first as a scholarship recipient 25 years ago and then as someone who funds scholarships. As scholarship donors, my husband and I could choose to bequeath gifts to help…

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