Fresh fit leads to fresh start: San Antonio nonprofit provides free, new clothing to at-risk youths
The right fit can make all the difference and a local nonprofit is providing free, new clothes and shoes to at-risk youth in our area with hopes of inspiring them to feel more confident at school and around friends.
School Fuel San Marcos hosts Fill the Sack 5K & Kids run
School Fuel San Marcos, a nonprofit that helps provide nutritious meals for San Marcos CISD students, hosted the Fill the Sack 5K & Kids Run at Country Estates Recreation Association on Saturday. Above, 5K racers begin their run. Below left, Lillian Seidel, of Austin, checks her time. She was first to cross the finish line. Below right, Amanda Noto and her pet Brinkley came insanmarcosrecord.com
Rivalry between brothers turns hatred over beans, reluctancy to shave into Alzheimer’s fundraiser
The Alzheimer’s Association San Antonio & South Texas Chapter had a successful year last year, and that was in part due to a fundraising effort for the group started as a sibling rivalry on social media.
Tonight at 7 p.m.: KSAT’s Adam Caskey hosts Morgan’s Wonderland gala ‘Celebrating A World of Inclusion’
On Friday at 7 p.m., KSAT meteorologist Adam Caskey is hosting the 12th annual gala for local nonprofit Morgan’s Wonderland. The event will be broadcast live on KSAT 12 and streamed on KSAT.com and our streaming platforms.
San Antonio nonprofits say bill banning homeless encampments will face serious challenges
House Bill 1925 will ban homeless encampments across the state and require cities to get permission to allow them within city boundaries. However, city leaders and nonprofits say the bill will face some challenges from an enforcement standpoint.
San Antonio family, area nonprofit try to make difference in community for those dealing with cancer
May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month and the nonprofit Gabriella’s Smile Foundation, along with a family who turned their tragedy into an amazing cause are both aimed at helping families in and around the San Antonio.
Devastating winter storm leaves behind trail of destruction for San Antonio-area nonprofit
BOERNE, TEXAS – Roy Maas Youth Alternatives has been helping change the lives of at-risk youth for almost 30 years. The safe haven, however, was not spared from last week’s winter storm. “This was unforeseen, greatly because the age of the building, you would have never thought this would happen, Rudolph said. He said staff is still able to meet the demand of the hundreds of meals, but it has not been easy. Presently staff is preparing meals in cabins where the space is small and the process even slower.
SA2020 CEO Molly Cox stepping down; Kiran Kaur Bains to succeed her
SA 2020 announced director Molly Cox (left) will be leaving the organization in Febraury 2021 and Kiran Kaur Bains will be taking the reins. SAN ANTONIO – SA2020 President and CEO Molly Cox will leave the organization in February, the nonprofit announced Friday. Kiran Kaur Bains, the organization′s director of community impact, will succeed her. As a consultant, Cox helped establish SA2020 as a nonprofit organization, joining the team full-time in 2013. “It has been my absolute honor to work with this team of women and serve this organization,” Cox said.
Laredo nonprofit steps up to feed thousands of families in need during COVID-19 pandemic
LAREDO, Texas – Just like the familiar images of seemingly endless food lines in San Antonio, the twice-weekly distribution at Holding Institute Community Center in Laredo may be smaller, but the demand is still the same. Pastor Mike Smith said before the pandemic, the nonprofit helped under 100 families and now sees 250 to 300 families a week, representing several thousand within those households. Smith said the center has seen the face of poverty dramatically change, with many asking for help for the first-time. Embarrassed and unaware of how to go about it, Smith said he tells them, “I’ll take your word for it. Before COVID-19 spread on both sides of the border, Smith said, “It was fairly easy to get food into Mexico.
$62 million lost across arts and culture groups in San Antonio since pandemic
SAN ANTONIO – The arts and culture groups in San Antonio are known for their vibrancy, but right now they are experiencing some of the biggest financial blows in our community from the pandemic. “That’s a devastating number for the arts community in the US and that will also effect the arts and culture organizations in San Antonio,” Riley Robinson, the director of Artpace San Antonio said. “We’d like you to give and we’d like you to advocate for the arts organizations in San Antonio.”CAUSA is made up of places like the San Antonio Museum of Art, Ballet San Antonio and the Tobin Center. It has found that $62 million has been lost in the arts community since March. That’s a big loss, considering the group says $4.8 billion is generated by the groups in San Antonio annually.
Work out to help a family in need during COVID-19
The nonprofit, Work Out to Help Out, is hosting a virtual workout thatll make you sweat as well as help families most affected by COVID-19. The virtual workout starts at 10 a.m. Saturday and theres still time to sign up. According to Dr. William Richardson, with Work Out to Help Out, the organization will match every dollar donated to buy gift cards from HEB. If you need to apply for relief or know a family who could use the help, you can apply here. We want families to apply, Richardson said.