Aid the Silent was created to provide information about living in today’s society as a deaf or hard-of-hearing individual, to learn about Jesus, and to inspire people to embrace their differences.
Aid the Silent is a Texas-based nonprofit that helps deaf and hard-of-hearing children and teens receive equal access to opportunity by providing financial assistance to enhance communication methods; gain access to education resources; and to improve their overall health, both mental and physical, that leads to individual growth socially, educationally and spiritually.
With the vision to award a scholarship to every Alamo Colleges student who applies and is eligible, the tax-exempt 501 (c)(3) non-profit Alamo Colleges Foundation is reshaping futures. By working to increase donation dollars, our mission is to strengthen the Alamo Colleges’ capacity to empower for success the diverse communities served by each of the five Colleges.
The mission of Alpha Home is to offer a pathway of help, hope, and healing through spiritually based drug and alcohol treatment and support. Our vision is to provide the resources for every client to build a future of long term recovery. Spirituality, Compassion, Integrity and Respect are the core values we live by.
Volkssporting started in Germany and simply defined, is a personal fitness sports and recreation program offering noncompetitive walks, hikes, bike rides, swims, and in some regions cross-country skiing. You may choose your time to start within the start/finish “window” and participate in the sport at your own pace.
To provide free and low cost healthcare services to the residents of Bandera County who do not otherwise have access to medical care within the county, by providing primary and preventive healthcare services to those whose healthcare options are limited by income or lack of health insurance.
Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio is committed to improving the health of our community by fostering and funding clinical, educational, spiritual and scientific initiatives while honoring God and our Baptist heritage.
The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoringrelationships that change their lives for the better, forever
The Mission of community-based Bihl Haus Arts—Creating Community through the Arts—is founded on the belief that each person, when given a chance, will achieve significant personal, social, and cultural growth through the arts.
Our mission is to enhance the educational, social, and moral development of San Antonio’s youth, ages 6-18 years old, especially those who need us most. Our vision is that every kid that walks through our doors is on track to graduate high school on time with a plan for their future whether it be higher education, technical school, employment or military.
Brighton Center provides family & community education and developmental services to children (birth to age 22) with disabilities or delays empowering them to achieve their individual potential making them successful in every community.
We help people with paralysis which currently is not a curable ailment. It is not a bacterial, viral, or fungal disease that can be remedied and repaired with drugs. Paralysis prevails! It lasts until the end of the disabled person’s existence. We help our elderly that develop disabilities through time. It is easy to break a hip or succumb to ailments that young people seem impervious to. Degenerative bone disease, stroke, falls, and a plethora of other ailments plague the elderly. We help our veterans that have given more than their share to preserve our freedoms and remind us daily what true strength and courage is. Many come home broken both physically and mentally.
The Central Texas DRC takes a preventative approach to resolving conflict in our area. We seek to use training and community education to resolve conflict before it becomes a judicial or legal case. The Central Texas DRC does mediate cases ordered through the courts as well as those cases referred by an attorney and initiated by a party in conflict.
The Central Texas DRC serves approximately 500,000 citizens in Hays, Comal, Guadalupe, and Caldwell Counties.
The mission of CASA is to recruit, train and supervise court-appointed volunteer advocates who provide constancy for abused and neglected children and youth while advocating for services and placement in safe and permanent homes.
Our philosophy for providing grief support services stems from our belief that each person’s journey through grief is unique and therefore deserving of a distinctive approach. Our goal is to help the individual and family define, express and process grief.
Founded in 1983, the Children’s Chorus of San Antonio is dedicated to enriching and expanding the experiences of young people through choral singing and musical performance. CCSA’s commitment to artistic excellence, social inclusion and individual responsibility empowers young singers to embrace and explore a broader, more positive view of self and the world. As a resident company of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, CCSA’s seven citywide community choruses in conjunction with its early childhood music program provide inspirational and transformative musical experiences for hundreds of young people from birth through young adulthood.
Christian Assistance Ministry (CAM) is a cooperative ministry founded in 1977 by nine downtown San Antonio churches to offer temporary assistance to individuals and families in crisis situations, alleviating the duplication of services by banding together to form one centrally located Christian social service agency.
Crosspoint, Inc. provides opportunities for individuals change and self management to strengthen the social fabric of the community. We provide a structured residential environment for individuals referred by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the U.S. Probation Office or U.S. Pretrial Services. Accountability is the foundation for this service model. Residents are held accountable for their behavior and progress throughout the program while staff is accountable for adhering to procedures that promote public safety.
The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care.
The Order of Daedalians honors, as its Founder Members, all WW I aviators who were commissioned as officers and rated as military pilots no later than the Armistice on 11 November 1918. It perpetuates their names as the first to fly our country’s airplanes in time of war. The Order’s membership of commissioned, warrant and flight officer military pilots and WASPs, with its worldwide network of Daedalian Flights and its comprehensive awards program, supports the military services and other aerospace activities. The Awards and Scholarship Programs of the Order and Foundation encourage patriotism, integrity, and good character in our nation’s youth; military careers as commissioned pilots; safety of flight, and excellence in the performance of military duties. The Daedalian Foundation’s scholarship program also promotes study in aerospace disciplines.
DCSSA serves San Antonio and Bexar County with early childhood education centers, a primary medical and dental practice, and community health and social services including counseling and partner referrals. All are welcome and sliding scales are available for those in need.
Responding to the tremendous needs of the homeless and marginalized in our community and their dreams of a better tomorrow, the mission of the De Novo Foundation is to facilitate the collection and distribution of resources to those individuals who have a clear vision for a better future.
Dress for Success San Antonio targets the needs of low-income women by promoting economic security and self-sufficiency to break the chains of generational poverty through job preparation, employment retention and career development programs.
Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. (FVPS) has been helping victims of domestic violence in San Antonio since 1977. FVPS began as an emergency shelter for women and children and we now offer a complete array of shelter, transitional housing, counseling, children’s, and legal services to help individuals and families recover from the pain and long-term effects of domestic violence.
Guide Dogs of Texas provides quality guide dogs for Texans who are visually impaired to increase their freedom, mobility and independence. We are committed to personalized service and lifelong dedication to our clients and their guide dogs.
Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio, Inc. (HFHSA) is an ecumenical Christian non-profit housing organization working in partnership with God’s people in need to build simple, decent and affordable houses without interest or profit, thereby witnessing God’s love in action.
Haven for Hope’s mission is to transform and save lives of the homeless. Our purpose is to provide homeless individuals and families with the training, skills and assistance needed to help them become self-sufficient.
Healy-Murphy Center is a non-profit organization that has been impacting youth in San Antonio for over 120 years. Teens who have had difficulty succeeding in a traditional school environment can find the one-on-one attention, individualized curriculum, counseling, childcare, and health services they need to succeed in school and in life.
The Hemisfair Conservancy serves as a powerful conduit of philanthropy to elevate San Antonio by ensuring exceptional quality and longevity of the Hemisfair public spaces and their amenities for generations.
Founded in 1992 as a non-profit 501(c)(3), I Care San Antonio (ICSA) is a faith-based, medical organization managed primarily by volunteer doctors. We provide dilated eye exams, refractions and glasses, and medical and surgical eye care to those who cannot afford it.
The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) is the leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the practice and appreciation of the classical tradition in architecture and the allied arts. ICAA fulfills its mission through four program areas: education, publications, awards, and advocacy.
Jewish Family Service strives to enhance the quality of life of individuals and families of all ages, faiths, and backgrounds in San Antonio and the surrounding area, through social, psychological, health and educational programs guided by the Jewish values of “repairing the world” and “taking responsibility for each other.”
By providing sports and recreation programs not typically available to children with special needs, we intend to foster the development of courage, self esteem, pride and joy so these children can achieve new possibilities previously unimaginable.
The King William Association was established in 1967 as a non-profit corporation. Read the King William Association CHARTER to see the purposes and intent of the founding members. In 1967, the King William area was not yet a historic district and one of the newly created association’s goal was “To Make King William Area an Historical District”.
Leadership SAISD prepares aspiring and proven leaders to meaningfully impact San Antonio’s education landscape. Participants develop a nuanced understanding of SAISD’s unique challenges and opportunities through a 6-month, critical analysis of San Antonio’s education issues. Participants further ground their understanding of the issues through focused volunteer engagement within our community.
Life Skills for Living (LSL) makes a positive difference in people who are severely stressed, angry or challenged in their personal and work-related relationships. In today’s world, people of all ages and backgrounds are under extreme pressure at work, school, in the community, and at home. Some simply don’t cope well with these challenges. LSL helps people understand pressures and develop positive alternative responses. With evidence-proven help from LSL, many are able to become fulfilled and loving spouses, family members, and co-workers.
We’re a non-profit organization that helps small business owners with limited access to capital have a chance to live their dreams. We provide SBA 504 and small business loans for startups and established businesses in San Antonio, TX.
Magdalena House is a transitional home in San Antonio that serves mothers and children who have fled dangerous and abusive lives by providing transformation through education, nurturing community, and programming. We rescue the least and the lost, sharing hope for a new beginning.
To provide proven leaders with a unique opportunity to learn firsthand about the issues and needs in Bexar County, while securing their commitment to serve the community through Board Service and Volunteerism.
Meals on Wheels of San Antonio prepares and delivers hot, nutritious meals each weekday to homebound seniors living in Bexar County. With a registered dietitian on staff, our meals are often the primary source of nutrition received by our clients.
The mission of MHM is “Serving Humanity to Honor God” by improving the physical, mental and spiritual health of those least served in the Southwest Texas Conference area of The United Methodist Church.
The mission of the Mind Science Foundation is to explore the vast potential of the human mind in a scientific manner, for the betterment of humankind. Current areas of focus include supporting the search for an answer to one of the major questions of modern science – the puzzle of human consciousness. We do this by funding leading-edge research and educational programs focused on the mind, brain and human consciousness, all with the goal of improving the human condition.
Our purpose is to seek, cultivate and obtain revenues to develop and expand educational opportunities for the students of the North East Independent School District. NEEF underwrites projects and programs that enhance the basic required curriculum and broaden the range of students’ educational experience.
Alcohol or drug addiction treatment followed by programs offered by Pay It Forward – Clean & Sober Living helps men and women whose lives have been destroyed by their alcohol or drug addiction and improves their chances of staying clean & sober than with drug rehab programs alone. We offer sober living assistance and programs to help them rebuild their lives after they complete drug and alcohol rehab.
The mission of Pride Center San Antonio is to serve the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV communities by connecting them and their families to community resources and organizations related to health, wellness, support, education, activities, and advocacy.
There are children with special needs all across the country and for them amusement parks may be something they never get to truly experience. Project Angel Fares serves to provide all travel expenses paid trips to Morgan’s Wonderland, the world’s first ultra-accessible theme park, where anyone can play! We give trips of a lifetime, and you can too.
The mission of Project BRAVE (Building Reform to Advance Victim Education) is to help break the cycles of abuse, bullying, and domestic violence through student enrichment programs designed to teach children and teens how to recognize and navigate healthy relationships, as well as how to safely break free from unhealthy ones.
Project MEND’s mission is to provide low-income persons with disabilities with donated, refurbished, medical equipment and other assistive technologies that will enhance their independence, self-sufficiency, and mobility.
An innovative job training program in San Antonio, has earned statewide and national attention as a model for local workforce development efforts. Since 1993, Project QUEST has met the needs of San Antonio area businesses by training local residents who would otherwise be on public assistance and not in the San Antonio workforce.
Readings from the Heart, Inc. is dedicated toward this effort in providing social interaction, motivation, and a dynamic connection through sharing the world of books specifically to seniors, veterans, and those visually challenged. By reading to those who enjoy listening to stories and essays, the volunteers from Readings from the Heart provide an opportunity for sharing, engaging, and providing interactive dialogue that adds vitality to the lives of those participating.
Resources for Women is here to serve women and families facing an unplanned pregnancy. All of our services are free of charge and there are no restrictions or requirements in order to be a client here. We offer education and information about types of abortion, parenting and adoption.
Our Mission is to serve and support Wounded, Ill and Injured Warriors and their Family Members at the Warrior and Family Support Center. Warriors who visit the WFSC are there while receiving medical treatment at SAMMC for severe injuries and illnesses. These Warriors come from all over the United States and often stay for extended periods of time.
Roy Maas’ Youth Alternatives, Inc. is committed to caring for children in crisis. Our promise to the community is that we will give every child and family seeking our services our complete dedication and attention. Based on the principles of respect and responsibility, it is our goal to give children a foundation of positive values, which will promote future success and end the cycle of abuse.
At the SAISD Foundation we invest directly into classrooms and schools where students spend the majority of their waking hours. It is here that we have the greatest opportunity to make a lasting impact on the lives of students.
SAMMinistries is an interfaith ministry whose mission is to help the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless attain self-sufficiency by offering, with dignity and compassion, shelter, housing, and services. SAMMinistries also provides volunteers opportunities to be renewed and fulfilled as they serve.
The San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF) has a dual mission — to provide compassionate medical care and social services to people with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), and to help prevent the spread of HIV through education, counseling and testing.
We provide a simple, powerful and highly personal approach to giving — so your gifts impact the community, forever. We contribute to the community through grants and scholarships. We help nonprofits further and strengthen their mission, and we provide leadership for key community issues. We’re in the business of building community.
The story of Christian Hope Resource Center (CHRC) began more than 25 years ago with two women who wanted to make a difference in the lives of their neighbors by gathering and distributing food and clothing to the poor. Years later, they began partnering with local churches to effectively share resources and eventually established the Christian Hope Resource Center in 1999. By in February of 2001, CHRC became a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization. With the help of the San Antonio community, a local bar was transformed into a vibrant and welcoming community center, offering hope to the neediest community members in San Antonio. Ten years later, CHRC was serving over 4,000 families per month and provided a variety of services in its community center through partnerships with area nonprofit agencies.
The San Antonio Council on Alcohol and Substance Abuse (SACADA) has been providing education, youth prevention programs, information resources, and services aimed at preventing alcohol and drug abuse since 1957. SACADA’s mission is “Empowering our community to live healthy lives; by providing prevention, intervention, and recovery services for children and adults.”
The goal of the San Antonio Education Partnership is to close the college graduation gap for San Antonio by helping its students graduate from high school, enroll in college, and earn a college degree and/or certificate. To achieve this goal, the Partnership delivers its key services each year through three programs: Road to Success, the San Antonio Education Partnership Scholarship and cafécollege.
The mission of the San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind is to provide rehabilitation services and employment opportunities that will enable blind and visually impaired individuals to live high quality, independent lives.
The San Antonio Marriage Initiative (SAMI) is a community of purpose – a Christian, volunteer, community based association focused on marriage whose goal is to network, equip, and mobilize the church community to strengthen marriages in the San Antonio area.
The Pets Alive! Network is inherently different from most animal shelters. It’s one of a kind. It’s disruptive. The model for SAPA! is to do much with very little. It utilized large numbers of motivated volunteers, leveraged online networks, made use of abandoned buildings, and relied on donated equipment ant medicines. The programs, too, were innovative, targeting at-risk shelter populations, such as neo-natal kittens and puppies, injured pets, and pets with treatable medical issues, including parvo.
The mission of the San Antonio Public Library Foundation is to strengthen the library in service to our community. We do this by raising funds and awareness while forging strategic partnerships that benefit the library system and its patrons.
The mission of San Antonio Youth Literacy (SAYL) is to promote the literacy skills of San Antonio’s at-risk youth. SAYL trains volunteers to work one-on-one with elementary school-aged children who are reading below grade level.
The primary focus of SST shall be on core knowledge and essential skills so children may achieve the content mastery upon which further learning shall be built on. The school’s strong academic program shall reduce achievement gaps by eliminating an important cause which is the lack in mastery of basic knowledge and skills required for further academic achievement. SST shall make sure different teaching methods are employed to ensure mastery of appropriate skills, ideas, and knowledge for all students regardless of race, gender, or socioeconomic background.
Seton Home fosters childbirth and parenting and works to break the cycle of abuse and poverty by providing a caring home, education, and support services necessary to transform the lives of pregnant and parenting teen mothers and their children.
Silver & Black Give Back is the nonprofit partner of the Spurs Sports & Entertainment family of teams; the San Antonio Spurs (NBA), Rampage (AHL), Stars (WNBA) and Austin Spurs (NBA Developmental League). For over 25 years, our players, coaches and staff have been focused on fostering young talent and enriching the community by encouraging local youth to become responsible adults and give back. By offering youth sports programs, such as the Spurs Youth Basketball League, and youth-led service programs like the Team Up Challenge, we’ve invested in and empowered hundreds of thousands of young people. Together we have the power to empower!
The South Alamo Regional Alliance for the Homeless (SARAH) works with agencies across San Antonio and Bexar County to end homelessness.
As the local Continuum of Care Lead Agency; SARAH is charged to create an improved service system that effectively provides support, coordination, and housing to all homeless populations within San Antonio and Bexar County, with a primary focus on moving individuals and families out of homelessness efficiently and permanently.
Our goal is for homelessness to be a rare, brief, and nonrecurring event.
Special Reach provides summer enrichment programs and after-school programs where children with special needs in San Antonio, Texas and surrounding areas can foster independence by building social skills, improving physical fitness, and developing healthy outlets for stress reduction through structured fun activities. These activities will be provided by a trained and experienced staff who are committed to the total development of each child.
Where would you send your child or grandchild, advise friends if they needed the best medical care in town? St. PJ’s works hard to provide the best quality care possible for children who’ve suffered abuse and neglect, please support our mission to heal and offer hope to the children we serve.
Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children promotes early identification and intervention of hearing impairment, and provides learning in a rich auditory-oral environment so that children with hearing loss can develop to their maximum potential through listening, language and speech.
To achieve our vision, the specific mission of Colonias will be to conceive, develop and deliver integrated, sustainable, scalable, flexible, evidence-based, outcome-driven, and technology-enabled solutions to:
increase the quality of life (People), and
increase the quality of the built environment (Place).
The Vision of the State of Texas Kidney Foundation is to become a positive collaborative force in bringing kidney awareness, education, and prevention resources to a region disproportionately hit by this devastating disease.
The Chromosome 18 Registry & Research Society is a lay advocacy organization composed primarily of the parents of individuals with a chromosome 18 abnormality. We consist of three separate organizations located in the United States, Australia, and Europe, all with a common mission: To help people with chromosome 18 abnormalities overcome the obstacles they face so they may lead happy, healthy, and productive lives. We are proud to count among our members those who are affected by a chromosome 18 abnormality, extended family members, and professionals. Membership is open to any interested person. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax-exempt public charity.
The Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country helps donors and nonprofits come together to work for a common goal. Whether you’re a donor trying to find the right cause to support, a nonprofit looking for donors, or someone trying to establish a fund or scholarship, The Community Foundation is here to make sure your cause is our cause.
The Playhouse produces high quality live theatre that inspires, educates, and entertains audiences of all ages. Our passion is to connect our community to the world at large by telling stories that reveal the truth of the human experience.
Every day tragedy meets someone who is victimized by sexual violence. The Rape Crisis Center for Children & Adults is there, providing immediate crisis care, support, and hope to those individuals and families afflicted by this horrific crime.
The San Antonio Clubhouse provides community, opportunity and hope for adults with mental illness. The Clubhouse believes that recovery happens in a safe, accepting community. Members have the opportunity to participate in rewarding volunteer work, gain access to resources, receive assistance with employment, educational opportunities and to develop friendships. We offer an environment that benefits our members in three key areas: – Independence – Community – Health and Wellness Each supports the overall mission of the Clubhouse, helping members achieve their potential in a welcoming atmosphere. Membership is free and open to any adult diagnosed with a mental health condition. Tours available M-F by appointment. Hours: M-F 8 AM – 4 PM (work-ordered day) T 4 – 7 PM & Sat 10 AM – 2 PM (social activities)
ThriveWell Cancer Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for cancer by funding cancer research, providing patient support and offering programs to improve the quality of life for patients and their families.
The mission of Transplants for Children is to assist young organ and tissue transplant recipients and their families in effectively coping with the emotional, financial and social challenges, which arise before, during and after transplantation.
TheUnder the Bridge programwas founded in 1988 by Ellen Ott and Larry Cooke. Since that beginning either Ellen or Larry, usually both have served home cooked meals to up to 175 homeless people every Sunday. No questions are asked of any of the hungry.
The Mission of Vet TRIIP is to honor and empower veterans and service members; their families and caregivers; and service providers living with Post-Traumatic Stress, chronic pain and related symptoms to create healthy, happy, and productive civilian lives.
The mission of the Westside Development Corporation (WDC) is to foster economic development, promote the development and redevelopment of real estate within its target area, create viable urban communities, and preserve the character, culture and history of the Westside.
The mission of WINGS is to bridge the gap between diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, providing comprehensive breast health services to women in Central and South Texas who are uninsured…because everyone deserves a lifetime.
We strive to promote public understanding of world affairs and United States foreign policy and to enhance the ability of its citizens and future leaders to participate in a global community. We accomplish our mission by presenting lectures, organizing discussion groups, sponsoring educational outreach programs, and hosting deliberative sessions for young professionals.
Yoga Day Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching free yoga to underserved people of all ages in San Antonio. We believe that yoga empowers people to live healthier and fuller lives.
The mission of Youth Orchestras of San Antonio, the premier orchestral experience for youth citywide, is to enhance education, enrich the community and transform lives by pursuing excellence in classical music in a stimulating, nurturing and fun environment that is equally accessible to all youth.