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$1 Million Thaw: Collaborative Campaign Aids Winter Storm Victims
Launched during the devastating February winter storm, the Community Pipe Repair Program (CPR) Fund continues to help San Antonians with emergency plumbing repairs. Following Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s direction, the San […]
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By Edward Cortez
September 2, 2021
Area Foundation Helps Unique College Accessibility Program Get Off The Ground
Kaylah Smith has always loved animals, specifically marine life. She spent many summers with her family at the ocean off the coast of South Carolina. She shares her affinity for […]
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By Kiko Martinez
August 30, 2021
Why I Started A Scholarship Fund With The Area Foundation
As the eldest of eight siblings and the first to graduate from college, I knew back during my days at Highlands High School in San Antonio that I would need […]
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By Edward D. Esparza
August 27, 2021
Investing In Our Youth Through Academic Success
Tiffany Padilla always dreamed of getting a college degree to reach her career goal of becoming a youth counselor. But following her father’s stroke a few years ago, which took […]
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By Hernan Rozemberg
To The Brink And Back: A Little Help Goes A Long Way
The acceptance letter was effusive: “Congratulations! Welcome to the NYU Tisch School of the Arts Film MFA program!” As much as I welcomed that news, reality soon sunk in: I […]
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By Jorge Corona
August 26, 2021
Area Foundation Leader Wins Renaissance with the Stars 2021 and Supports Cause
“I’m Lisa Brunsvold, the VP of Development and Donor Services at the San Antonio Area Foundation (SAAFDN). It’s been my privilege to work alongside the San Antonio Area African American […]
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By Angel Martinez
August 24, 2021
Top Fundraiser for SA’s Black Community Back in Action
Renaissance with the Stars dance-off combines entertainment with philanthropy Only a global pandemic last year could put a stop to the decade-long run for one of the top annual fundraising […]
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By San Antonio Area Foundation
August 19, 2021
All Together Now: Advocating For Older Adults Through Collective Impact
It doesn’t take long for anyone to realize that Jane Paccione is a bona fide force of nature. Her experience, knowledge and passion are just that palpable. Not only that, […]
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By Hernan Rozemberg
August 17, 2021
Area Foundation Grant Helps Save Domestic Violence Survivors
TW // sexual violence, domestic violence Domestic violence, which threatens the lives of vulnerable victims and the healthy development of thousands of families, had already risen to alarming highs in […]
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By Crystal Chandler
August 12, 2021
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