City Of San Antonio – Interfaith Initiative

In 2016, City Council approved creation of a Faith-Based Initiative. A Community Faith-Based Liaison position was added to the Department of Human Services 2017 Fiscal Budget to implement and lead the Initiative.

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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

Urgent SA Alerts

October 17, 2017 – Enroll SA needs volunteers to help your neighbors navigate health care open enrollment


Take Action

Accompaniment Volunteer Training on November 7, 2017

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