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City of San Antonio – Interfaith Based Initiative

The Interfaith Initiative’s Focus and Vision is:

“To facilitate relational collaboration, active partnerships and networked services between the San Antonio faith community, government agencies, non-profit organizations and community groups towards improving the lives of families and communities in need.”

The Initiative maintains a text based “Urgent SA Response List“.  The list is used to alert volunteers to urgent human needs or services that will benefit from a concerted and well-informed effort.  Text Compassion to 55000 to sign up.

Participation in The Initiative is voluntary. For more information and/or to sign up yourself, congregation or organization: Rev. Ann Helmke at 210.207.5036.

Official website – Department of Human Service – Faith Based Initiative

Recent Action Alerts:

Urgent Action Alert – San Antonio needs volunteers now – especially Spanish and French speakers

Volunteers needed to assist migrants traveling through San Antonio en route to their host family destinations across the country. Assistance includes navigation of San Antonio International Airport, help with printing boarding passes, giving directions, and...

Rise in migration – Volunteers needed ASAP

Migration travel through SA is on the rise this summer. COVID’s impact has touched volunteerism as well. There is an increased need for compassionate welcome and those ready to offer this human presence of hospitality. To volunteer go to...

Blessing of the Mayor and City Council

Today, June 15, 2021 3:00pm - 4:00 pm San Fernando Cathedral 115 Main Plaza, SATX 78205 Open to the Public Masks encouraged Please share the notice with others. If you are unable to attend, please take a moment to remember our Mayor and City Council sometime between...

Volunteers needed ASAP in immigration efforts

Migration & Compassionate Care still afoot in SA Volunteers needed ASAP! At overnight lodging Volunteers needed At the bus station Volunteers needed At the airport Volunteers needed   Volunteer today interfaithwelcomecoalition.org/get-involved/ Questions?...

Volunteers Needed – 8am Wednesday, May 26 to install SA COVID-19 Memorial

Installation starts at 8 am, Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at the corner of S. Alamo and W. Market in downtown San Antonio.  Bring your hat and some water. Click here for more details about how to volunteer. Click here for more details about the memorial. The Deep In Our...
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