2014 Grant Recipients

Organization Grant What it Supports

Alsheimer’s Association

$2,500 Women’s Outreach Program: education classes and outreach to increase community awareness

American Cancer Society

$1,000 Boo Bash – Halloween party for pediatric cancer patients and survivors and their families. Funds will be used for food, costumes, drinks, haunted house supplies

Boysville, Inc.

$4,500 Camp Wild Beast – food and supplies

Boysville, Inc.

$2,000 Boysville Christmas Play

Brighton Center

$5,000 Provides classroom supplies, equipment, & learning support materials for Brighton Center’s Child Development Centers

Child Advocates San Antonio

$2,000 Art & Soul Initiative: Masquerade March – food and supplies

Child Advocates San Antonio

$1,500 Abby’s Closet: provide formal attire for Abby’s Closet even for children receiving services
Christian Senior Services $3,000 Shelf Stable Meals Program for Seniors – Provides 1,175 shelf stable meals for seniors with severe food insecurities
Family Endeavors, Inc. $2,000 Fairweather Family Lodge – Provides funds that will be used to offset the cost for children’s clothing, educational curriculum and materials, childcare essentials and various other supplies
Girls Inc. of San Antonio $5,000 Glenda Woods Girls University – Provides summer programming in areas of San Antonio that experience the highest occurrence of high school dropouts. These girls also come from low-income households and face multiple challenges to completing their education successfully
Girls Inc, of San Antonio $5,000  STEAM Camp: out of school activities and education in the three days prior to Thanksgiving
Green Spaces Alliance $2,800 Community Gardens Program Trailer – high wall flatbed trailer and tow hitch for their Community Gardens Program
Kinetic Kids, Inc. $3,500 Bike Camp – equipment rental and services for a program that teaches children with special needs how to ride a bike
Literacy San Antonio, Inc. $5,000 SAReads – Scholastic Readers – a program that helps students after school that are struggling to read; has one-on-one tutoring one per week over sixteen weeks. Funding will be used to cover expenses of the children in these programs.
Northeast Senior Assistance $500 Fall Fest Senior Meals – Provides client meals at the event
SA Youth $3,150 Brainchild – Achiever! – 90 digital applications for academic supports in language arts and math
SA Youth $5,000 Fenfield Playground – purchase and install new playground equipment
San Antonio Food Bank $5,000 Food Packs for Kids – Provides 1,538 food packs will be distributed to students in need. This is enough for 10 schools to receive 60 food packs per month for almost 3 months, September-November 2014.
Seton Home $4,804 Kids in Motion program: purchasing carpets, mats, fitness videos, and projector
The Arc of San Antonio $5,000  Arc Library items
Unicorn Centers, Inc. $2,500  Get Fit Texas…The Next Step! Provides equipment for the program
Youth Orchestras of San Antonio $5,000  Summer Symphony Camp
2014 Total $75,754