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Hoops Program Uplifts At-Risk Youth
The San Antonio Area Foundation is proud to support community programs benefiting our youth and which speak to our vision of closing opportunity gaps for those who need it most. […]
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By Cristiana Salinas
June 26, 2023
Laredo Legacy Event
Area Foundation Legacy Scholarship Awards $4M
Doubling in size in just its second year, the San Antonio Area Foundation’s Legacy Scholarship program is giving dozens of Bexar County high school juniors peace of mind going into […]
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By Hernan Rozemberg
June 20, 2023
Monster Moms Org
Monster Moms Offers Healing Circle Through Juneteenth Celebration
A local nonprofit dedicated to helping domestic violence victims and low-income families observes Juneteenth to spread its message of community support. Formed in 2017, Monster Moms works to empower single-parent, low-income families, […]
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By Edward Cortez
June 18, 2023
Elder Abuse is Everyone’s Business – Here’s Why
As Americans, we believe in justice for all. Yet we fail to live up to this promise when we allow older members of our society to be abused or neglected. Older […]
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By Lisa Senteno
June 14, 2023
Student at Juvenile Jeopardy
Area Foundation Helps Improve Police/Youth Relations
With growing tensions between law enforcement and the communities they serve – youth in particular – in recent years, anything that can be done to ratchet down potential confrontations is […]
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By Cristiana Salinas
Thrive Center - Whitley
Pride Month 2023: Sheltering Homeless LGBTQ Youth
Sandra Whitley believes that homelessness among LGBTQ youth is on the rise because queer people are coming out at a younger age, leading many of them to get kicked out […]
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By Jade Esteban Estrada
June 2, 2023
San Antonio Area Foundation Announces the Retirement of CEO Marjie French – Vice President for Marketing and Development Lisa Brunsvold named Interim CEO
The San Antonio Area Foundation (SAAFdn) announced today that Marjie French will retire as CEO effective June 1, 2023.  French joined the Area Foundation in 2019 and is leaving to […]
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By Cecilia Martinez
May 31, 2023
Closing Gaps: Improving Relations Between Youth & Police
The San Antonio Area Foundation (SAAFdn) is bringing to our city for the first time an innovative national program focused on reducing tension and increasing understanding between law enforcement and youth in […]
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By Hernan Rozemberg
May 26, 2023
Compassion Through Tragedy: Area Foundation Helps Uvalde Heal
Within 24 hours after the usually quiet town of Uvalde was shaken to its core following a devastating school shooting, the San Antonio Area Foundation had set up a trusted […]
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By Travis E. Poling
May 23, 2023
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