KSAT Community resource guide: How to help nonprofits in San Antonio or find city services you can support or use
KSAT Community is partnering with local nonprofits to help San Antonians recover from the aftermath of the winter storm last week. San Antonio Food BankThe San Antonio Food Bank provides food to those in need. San Antonio Humane SocietyThe San Antonio Humane Society campuses need repair after several pipes burst due to the winter storm. AdHelp save a life in the KSAT Community blood driveUniversity Health has rescheduled the upcoming KSAT Community blood drive to run March 1-2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Witte Museum. AdThe San Antonio Water Systems CPR program is now taking applications.
H-E-B to donate $1 million to Texas food banks
SAN ANTONIO – H-E-B will donate $1 million to support 18 Texas food banks and continue to work with supplier partners to provide aid to needy residents affected by the winter storm, the grocer announced Wednesday. According to a news release, H-E-B has already delivered 23 truckloads of food as well as nearly $100,000 in Meal Simple meals to food banks. H-E-B works directly with food banks that are affiliated with Feeding Texas, a member of Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief organization. The grocer is also launching a donation campaign online and in all its stores across the state. All funds from the donation campaign will support Texas food banks affiliated with Feeding Texas.
San Antonio residents can now apply for plumbing repairs assistance from SAWS
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Water System is now accepting applications from customers who need help making repairs to broken pipes in order to restore service and minimize water loss after last week’s recent winter storm. The program provides assistance to repair burst pipes that resulted in a loss of water service to the residence or made it necessary to turn off water service to the home. The CPR program, in collaboration with the San Antonio Area Foundation, kicked off with $25,000 in seed money from Wells Fargo and a $250,000 donation from the San Antonio Spurs. To help SAWS provide assistance to as many residents as possible, the utility is asking residents and businesses to make a tax-deductible donation online. As an additional resource, the City of San Antonio has established the Emergency Resource Call Center and website to assist residents affected by the winter storm.