How to get involved through community service in San Antonio

Become a volunteer and help make a difference

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SAN ANTONIO – This article is sponsored by Martinez & Associates. 

Are you interested in volunteering in your local community?

Volunteering can be a fun and educational opportunity to give back to those in need -- and even to cute furry animals. 

San Antonio is a great place to volunteer and there are several opportunities for residents to get involved in activities that will enhance our community.

There are hundreds of nonprofits in San Antonio that need new volunteers seven days a week, 24/7.

Opportunities to volunteer

Animal Care Services Department 

ACS is seeking volunteers that can help with administrative work, off-site events, photography and with laundry for all their adorable pets. 

City of San Antonio Development Services 

Do you have a calling to help make the city beautiful? The city needs help in painting over graffiti and in the Adopt-a-Dumpster, Adopt-a-Spot, Adopt-a-Park and Adopt-a-Bus Shelter programs through the City of San Antonio. 

Parks and Recreation

Volunteer opportunities include landscaping, tree planting and conservation education to help promote a sustainable environment.

San Antonio Food Bank

The SAFB serves 58,000 people each week and distributes 74,000,000 meals each year. If you're in a group or an individual, there are many opportunities to volunteer the San Antonio Food Bank.

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Kiersten has been a Digital Content Creator with KSAT12 since 2017. She graduated from Texas State University with an electronic media degree and previously worked for the Spurs Sports & Entertainment.