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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:

We All Know the Need. Let’s Take the Lead.

Items needed NEW SOCKS – all sizes BLANKETS – new or gently used (freshly laundered, neatly folded & sorted) GLOVES/MITTENS & KNIT CAPS – new or gently used (freshly laundered, folded & sorted) Items brought in the appropriate condition will aid in a more...

Missing Child – Please Share this Information Widely

The San Antonio Police Department is searching for Lina Sardar Khil: Female White 3 years old 4'00", 55 lbs Straight shoulder-length brown hair that was last seen in a ponytail Brown eyes Wearing a black jacket, red dress, and black shoes. Lina was last seen at 5:00...

Volunteers needed NOW at 3 San Antonio Locations

Location #1. COVID Memorial. Tomorrow, October 15, 8:30 AMLocation #2. San Antonio Airport. Ongoing. Volunteer today! Volunteers needed to assist migrants traveling through San Antonio en route to their host family destinations across the country. Assistance includes...

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...
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