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Nonprofit receives multi-million dollar grant

SAMMinistries gets $2.25 million grant from HUD

SAN ANTONIO – SAMMinistries has worked for years to help people stay in their homes and get off the streets.

"We've kept 20,000 people in their homes, including 12,000 children since we started in 2008," said CEO, Navarra Williams.

Williams credits that success to the organization receiving a $2.25 million grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The money will help fund four new programs:

  • Transitional housing
  • Rapid re-housing
  • Housing first
  • Permanent supportive housing
  • SAMMinistries’ primary focus is helping homeless families. A focus is coming at a critical time.

    “Last year in San Antonio, the single homelessness went down by 3 percent, while family homelessness went up by 19 percent,” Williams said.  


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