Friday, February 18, 2022

‘They’re still in need’: San Antonio volunteers continue to help a year after deadly winter storm

 

By: Vincent T. Davis

Since last year’s storm, Meals on Wheels San Antonio staff said they’ve worked to ensure clients aren’t left wondering if they’ll have food in a similar scenario.

“We now constantly reference almanacs to help forecast what the need might be for our clients,” said Forrest Myane, chief strategy and development officer. “This year, we distributed a five-meal, shelf-stable box, along with water, an extreme weather tip sheet and an emergency thermal...

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Blue Cares announces new program to aid nonprofits affected by pandemic

 

By: SBG San Antonio Staff Reports

Thousands of dollars will be handed out on Thursday to local nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. It's all part of the Blue Cares new grant program, which is a partnership with the San Antonio Police Officers Association. 

“Every day, San Antonio Police Officers work hard to serve and protect our community and give back to those in need,” said Blue Cares Executive Director Amanda Gonzalez. “Within the last year and a half, our police officers have been...

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Officials are preparing for freezing temps and possible ice on roads

 

By: Joe Galli

Preparations are already underway here in San Antonio for the upcoming winter storm. Roadways are being treated and nonprofits are making sure people will have enough food to make it through the cold.

News 4’s Joe Galli is here for you with what is being done right now across the city.

Warm as it is right now it’s hard to believe it’s going to get below freezing. But the cold weather and the rain is coming and the one place you’re sure to see preparation firsthand is on our...

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Meals on Wheels San Antonio prepares, distributes thousands of winter storm kits

 

This winter season, Meals on Wheels San Antonio is making sure that the communities they serve are prepared for any emergency. The nonprofit organization prepared 22,000 meals on Saturday to be delivered to 4,500 people across Bexar County. They're calling it the "winter storm kit delivery."

 

 

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Thursday, January 13, 2022

MEALS ON WHEELS PREPARES FOR ICY DELAYS

Volunteers Needed to Deliver Meal Kits for Inclement Weather

 

What: Meals on Wheels Winter Kit Distribution Presented by Valero

Meals on Wheels San Antonio is hosting a one-time, emergency preparedness Winter Storm Kit Distribution event for volunteers to deliver winter storm kits to the nonprofit’s 4,500 meal delivery clients. Last year, the February ice storm caused hardship for Meals on Wheels’ clients around San Antonio, leaving homebound seniors to deal with busted pipes, ruined wiring, heating,...

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