Artist Colton Valentine created this an ‘Enough is Enough’ mural on the side of Supreme Sport’s Bar located on San Pedro Ave., north of downtown. We publish this compassionate news roundup every Wednesday afternoon. If you want to get the news sooner, follow us on Twitter @compassionNET1. And don’t forget to use the hashtag #compassionateSA so we can find YOUR compassionate acts!
Found in the Rivard Report, 3 July, 2020
Idled San Antonio Workers Find New Nonprofit Roles During Pandemic
Unemployed workers are getting paid to work at nonprofits that feed the hungry through @GetShiftDoneOrg, a program funded by @USAA & @UnitedWaySA.
Found on the CompassionateSA web site, 4 July, 2020
Covered With Compassion
The City of San Antonio is now collecting new cloth face masks every Thursday at Tri-Point, 281 & N. St. Mary’s from 1-3PM.
Found in the Express-News, 4 July, 2020
San Antonio nonprofit helps military families survive during coronavirus pandemic
@Op_Homefront established a specific fund for COVID-related financial relief soon after the virus hit. So far, it has distributed $373,000 to almost 560 military families.
Found on KSAT 12, 3 July, 2020
San Antonio woman writes children’s book about coronavirus
“It’s gonna be okay because you have an army of superheroes inside of you, too, which is representative of the immune system.”
Found in the Express-News, 6 July, 2020
‘We need you more than ever’ — S.A. Food Bank puts out urgent call for volunteers
“I would invite anyone who wants to be a superhero to show up. Capes are optional, but masks are required.”
Found in the Express-News, 8 July, 2020
New program helps nonprofits and young members stay cool during San Antonio’s extreme summer heat
The project, part of the @bgcsanantonio Together We Will campaign, supports club members at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
Seen on WOAI 4, 7 July, 2020
Against odds, teen collects thousands of diapers in social media campaign
“It was just astounding to see the community come together and band together for something bigger than themselves.”
Seen on KSAT 12, 8 July, 2020
Cooling centers open across San Antonio
They are normally not activated during Level III heat advisories, but due to COVID-19 & fewer options for residents needing to seek shelter from the heat, the city is opening cooling centers sooner.