9 vital questions to ask before embarking on a volunteer vacation
Volunteer vacations are popular with gap-year students, retired seniors, and millions of people in between. Perhaps you’re just starting to travel again, for the first time in a long time, considering the pandemic, and you’re thinking about a volunteer vacation.
Blessing bags distributed to less fortunate in San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO – In San Antonio there are a lot of people living on the streets and during this pandemic and economic fallout it seems to have only gotten worse. And then the whole idea of doing blessing bags came up,” Mona Mitchell, president of Weston Properties said. The blessing bags have everything from deodorant to food. We had one guy drop off 50 bags, boxes filled with deodorant and you can bring product if you want, like bottled water, whatever, you can drop that off or you can make the bags,” Mitchell said. If you are interested in helping out with the blessing bags, all of the resources can be found by clicking here.
San Antonio Food Bank’s urban farm vital to organization’s mission
SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Food Bank serves thousands and thousands of families a year and during the pandemic the need has only grown more and more. And by growing hundreds of thousands of pounds of food, the food bank farms are vital to the mission. It’s an opportunity to keep active, you’re outside, you’re physically distant, but you’re participating in a larger project,” Gauch said. And it isn’t the only site for the food bank farm. Anyone that’s grown, cultivated or farmed knows that this is never an easy task, but at the urban farm for the food bank there is more than enough motivation.