Community Partner Spotlight: Green Spaces Alliance

Organization Name: Green Spaces Alliance When was your organization founded / how long have you served in the San Antonio Community: The organization was founded in 1998 as a land trust. The Community Gardens Program was added in 2006. What is your Mission Statement: To sustain the natural environment and enhance urban spaces through land… Read More

Community Partner Spotlight: Girls Inc. of San Antonio

Organization Name: Girls Inc. of San Antonio When was your organization founded / how long have you served in the San Antonio Community: Girls Inc. of San Antonio has been serving our community’s girls since 2004. What is your Mission Statement: Girls Inc. of San Antonio works to inspire all girls to be strong, smart,… Read More

Community Partner Spotlight: Family Endeavors

Organization Name: Family Endeavors When was your organization founded / how long have you served in the San Antonio Community: Family Endeavors, Inc. is a private non-profit agency founded by inner-city churches as Urban Ministries in 1969 to meet the most pressing needs of the San Antonio community. What is your Mission Statement: The Mission… Read More

Community Partner Spotlight: Prevent Blindness Texas

Organization Name: Prevent Blindness Texas When was your organization founded / how long have you served in the San Antonio Community:Prevent Blindness Texas has been serving the south Texas region, including San Antonio area since 1965. What is your Mission Statement: The mission of Prevent Blindness Texas is to prevent blindness and preserve sight. How… Read More

Community Partner Spotlight: Clarity Guidance Center

Organization Name: Clarity Child Guidance Center (Clarity CGC). When was your organization founded / how long have you served in the San Antonio Community: Clarity CGC, founded in 1886, is the only nonprofit in South Texas providing a continuum of mental health care for children ages 3-17. Our services include outpatient care, day treatment services, acute inpatient… Read More

Sustainer Member Spotlight: Virginia Van Cleave

Sustainer Member Name: Virginia Van Cleave. What year did you join the League? Virginia joined the Junior League in the mid-1980s. What was your favorite placement you held during your League career? Her favorite placements were rocking babies at University Hospital and working the Rummage Sale. What have you learned from the League that you… Read More

Community Partner Spotlight: Boys & Girls Club of San Antonio

Organization Name: Boys & Girls Club of San Antonio. When was your organization founded / how long have you served in the San Antonio Community: The Boys & Girls Club of America was founded in 1860 in Hartford, Connecticut. The Boys & Girls Club of San Antonio was founded in 1939; the Calderon branch in… Read More

Junior League of San Antonio Community Council 2015-16 Year in Review

This year, the Junior League of San Antonio, Inc. was also able to give over $22,000 to these local non-profits! (Learn more about the grants process on jlsa.org.) American Cancer Society $1,000 The Arc of San Antonio $2,578 Boysville, Inc. $1,300 Roy Maas Youth Alternatives $2,518 University Health System Foundation $2,500 Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of San Antonio,… Read More

Junior League of San Antonio Membership- 2015-16 Year in Review

JLSA’s Membership Development Council (MDC) is responsible for coordinating the activities that train, orient, accept and enhance the development of all Members.  MDC plays an important role in improving the satisfaction and retention of all Members, which is vital to the success of the League. The 2015-16 MDC, led by Vice President of Membership Development… Read More