Newcomers Community Involvement
Our members Lisa and Tina have been and will be active this year with Dress for Success and The Children’s Shelter
Dress for Success (2017)
Dress for Success empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
The Children’s Shelter (2016)
The Children’s Shelter is a trauma-informed care certified organization that provides a continuum of care through family services. They provide emergency shelter and residential treatment for children in crisis and help children find permanent homes through foster care and adoption.
The Newcomers’ Community Involvement has asked that all members who can, bring any unwanted shoes for our Dress For Success Shoe Drive. The shoes need to be in good condition and suitable for a work situation. Women’s and men’s shoes will be collected at the June luncheon and coffee. As always, any clothing or jewelry that […]
Thanks to generous donations, Community Involvement has started buying the fleece blanket kits. They are on sale for half price right now so we are stocking up. The children at the Children’s Shelter will have something to keep and remind them that someone cares.
From Our Community Involvement team, Lisa and Tina, The Children’s Shelter is a private, nationally accredited nonprofit corporation. Since 1901, it has provided a safe haven for child survivors of abuse, neglect, and abandonment in San Antonio and Bexar County. Today, The Children’s Shelter is a trauma-informed care certified organization that provides a continuum of […]