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West Side Families Count On Good Neighbors During Pandemic

October 13, 2020 Comments Off on West Side Families Count On Good Neighbors During Pandemic
Mari Lopez, left, hands a free lunch to a walk-up at House of Neighborly Services Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. HNS is using extra safety protocols for the safe handling and delivery of food to needy neighbors.

House of Neighborly Service Still Strong After 100+ Years Even with restrictions gradually lifting on being out and about during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Estela Trujillo feels quite jittery about…

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UP Partnership: Prioritizing An Equitable Recovery For Our Youth

September 16, 2020 Comments Off on UP Partnership: Prioritizing An Equitable Recovery For Our Youth
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In order to have a truly equitable post-coronavirus recovery, one key factor cannot be overlooked: academic systems serving young people can no longer work independently of one another.  “The pandemic…

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Philanthropic Pivot: Partners Flourish During Pandemic

September 1, 2020 Comments Off on Philanthropic Pivot: Partners Flourish During Pandemic
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San Antonio’s success as a city is the result of how the community consistently comes together to address urgent needs and unique opportunities. The COVID-19 pandemic has proved that “we…

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Keeping Immigrant Families From Falling Through Societal Cracks

August 31, 2020 Comments Off on Keeping Immigrant Families From Falling Through Societal Cracks
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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.…

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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…

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Answering The Call To Serve

July 7, 2020 Comments Off on Answering The Call To Serve

Dear Members of the Area Foundation Family, As the season changes to summertime in our new reality, we are creating new ways of celebrating one another, such as with virtual…

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Joint Statement From San Antonio Area Foundation Board Chairman Theodore Guidry II and CEO Marjie French

June 22, 2020 Comments Off on Joint Statement From San Antonio Area Foundation Board Chairman Theodore Guidry II and CEO Marjie French
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Area Foundation Statement on Racial Injustice and Equitable Opportunities We join with community in San Antonio, across Texas, and throughout the country, in grieving the horrific killings of Breonna Taylor,…

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Over 1,300 Students Awarded Scholarships

June 9, 2020 Comments Off on Over 1,300 Students Awarded Scholarships
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Dear Members of the Area Foundation Family, As our young people experience the rites of passage of high school graduation, announcing their college of choice and preparing for their first…

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COVID-19 Response Fund Impact

May 15, 2020 Comments Off on COVID-19 Response Fund Impact
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Dear Members of the Area Foundation Family, Our gratitude is immense as we work side-by-side with you, our fund advisors and donors through this crisis. We are only able to…

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Community Rallies to Support Older Adults Navigating the COVID-19 Outbreak

April 13, 2020 Comments Off on Community Rallies to Support Older Adults Navigating the COVID-19 Outbreak
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The COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on vulnerable populations raises many concerns about the welfare of older adults in our community.  While no one is immune to the impact of…

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