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. . . is a grassroots movement that promotes, supports and celebrates San Antonio’s commitment to be a world-class compassionate city: one where the civic government, the religious and volunteer organizations, the businesses, the community and its educational institutions come together to recognize the importance and value of compassion in the life of a city and by doing so create an ethos of compassion and a safety net for its most vulnerable citizens. #compassionateSA

Mayor Nirenberg has kicked off the
COMPASSIONATE SAN ANTONIAN
program to honor San Antonio-area residents who demonstrate San Antonio’s #CompassionateSA values, recognizing individuals who serve our community through acts of kindness and compassion, making a difference in the lives of others.

Mayor Nirenberg has kicked off the
COMPASSIONATE SAN ANTONIAN
program to honor San Antonio-area residents who demonstrate San Antonio’s #CompassionateSA values, recognizing individuals who serve our community through acts of kindness and compassion, making a difference in the lives of others.

Mayor Nirenberg has kicked off the
COMPASSIONATE SAN ANTONIAN
program to honor San Antonio-area residents who demonstrate San Antonio’s #CompassionateSA values, recognizing individuals who serve our community through acts of kindness and compassion, making a difference in the lives of others.

Big Give May 4, 2017

Scorching temperatures put the most vulnerable in our city at risk

The weather has already been real feel 108+ and it's only JUNE! Help us serve the most vulnerable citizens by participating in Project Cool, which provides a free 20-inch box fan to senior adults in our community during the summer months. The City has partnered with...

Let’s keep our children fed in SA!

School’s out for the summer! That should be a welcome phrase to every child, instead, it can be a scary thought for San Antonio's children and families where 1-in-5 children live in poverty.  These are the families that count on school-provided lunch and breakfast...

HUMAN NEEDS ARE BASICS

As a Compassionate City, we continue to serve those San Antonians most in need while experiencing the recent influx of migrants transitioning through San Antonio and onto other places across the U.S. These BASICS are needed today and every day in SA: Hygiene...

Urgent Action Alert: Needs update for migrants transitioning through SA

These families are in the country legally and passing through our city as they make their way to various destinations around the U.S. The City of San Antonio Resource Center is a small space activated in partnership with other nonprofits to provide basic human...

UPDATE: Influx of Immigrants Continues

The influx of immigrant families continues today and this week. Please only donate these SPECIFIC, URGENT needs: Underwear. All sizes. All new. Blankets. New. Twin size. No comforters, please. Shoelaces. New and in adult lengths. Shoes for children ages 6-17 in...

Influx of Immigrants Creates Sudden, Urgent Need

An influx of immigrant children and parents have arrived over the past two nights in San Antonio, with more expected tonight and throughout the week, creating a HUGE need for supplies and clothing. Here are the SPECIFIC, URGENT needs: Donations by gift cards also...

The City of San Antonio is launching a sweeping campaign across our geography and it’s GOLDEN.

APRIL 5, 2019 International Golden Rule Day The Golden Rule, aka. the Ethic of Reciprocity. The most common rule found in all world religions. Common Rule. Common Denominator. Common Ground for a Common Humanity. The City of San Antonio is taking this seriously by...

SA Food Bank Urgently Seeking Mobile Apple Corps Volunteers for MealConnect

The San Antonio Food Bank Mobile Apple Corps works to eliminate food waste by rescuing meals from food industry partners directly to clients at the press of a button with your help.

THE CHARTER FOR COMPASSION

. . is an international initiative to restore compassionate action to the center of religious, moral and political life. Compassion is the principled determination to put ourselves in the shoes of the other, and lies at the heart of all religious and ethical systems.

Happy Birthday To . . . Paulo & Mike

Happy Birthday To . . . Paulo & Mike

September 19, 1921 Paulo Freire "Liberating education consists in acts of cognition, not transferals of information." September 19, 1932 Mike Royko "It's much harder to be a liberal than a conservative. Why? Because it is easier to give someone the finger than a...

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Poem: “Morning Meditation,” by Rainer Maria Rilke

Poem: “Morning Meditation,” by Rainer Maria Rilke

Have patience with everything unresolved in your heart, and try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Do not search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Daniel & Marie

Happy Birthday To . . . Daniel & Marie

September 13, 1660 Daniel Defoe "Vice came in always at the door of necessity, not at the door of inclination." September 13, 1830 Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach "Those who understand only what can be explained understand very little."

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Poem: “Hieroglyphic Stairway,” by Drew Dellinger

Poem: “Hieroglyphic Stairway,” by Drew Dellinger

it’s 3:23 in the morning and I’m awake because my great great grandchildren won’t let me sleep my great great grandchildren ask me in dreams what did you do while the planet was plundered? what did you do when the earth was unraveling? surely you did something when...

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Interfaith Calendar, September, 2019

September 1: Ecclesiastical year begins – Orthodox Christian
September 1: Hijra – New Year – Islam
September 3: Paryushana Parva – Jain
September 8: Nativity of Virgin Mary – Christian
September 10: Ashura – Islam
September 14: Elevation of the Life Giving Cross (Holy Cross) – Christian
September 23: Equinox – Wicca
September 27: Meskel – Ethiopian Orthodox Christian
September 29: Michael and All Angels – Christian
September 30-October 1: Rosh Hashanah – Jewish

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  1. A Talk by Stephen Sheehi: Decolonizing Humanities

    September 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. September Tech2sDay: Achieving A Carbon Neutral SA

    September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  3. Racism as Sin: Confessions of a Southern Church Leader

    September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  4. AACAT Human Trafficking Conference 2019

    September 25 @ 8:00 am - September 26 @ 1:00 pm
  5. SAbiduría (SA Wisdom)

    September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Film: The HUMAN Element

    September 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  7. Chicanas Read the Poetry of Healing

    October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Mahatma Gandhi Day

    October 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  9. Solidarity Sunday

    October 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  10. Who Is My Neighbor? Featuring Jeremy Everett of the Texas Hunger Initiative

    October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm