Friday, September 8, 2017

12 Texas Non-Profits Score $3.1 Million for Veterans

Texas Veterans Commission awards $3.1 Million to twelve non-profit organizations in S.A.


LA Prensa
Nathaly Cruz
September 7, 2017


On Wed. Sept. 6, twelve non-profit organizations were awarded a total of $3.1 million dollars in grant funding from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance at SAMMinistries’ Transitional Living and Learning Center, 5922 Blanco Rd.

The ceremony took place at SAMMinistries’ Transitional Living and Learning Center, 5922 Blanco Rd. SAMMinistries received $800,000 to help veterans stay in their homes through their home prevention program. (Photo, Nathaly Cruz)
The 12 non-profit organizations that received grant awards from the Texas Veterans Commission are, 
Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) – $300,000, 
American GI Forum – $300,000, 
Catholic Charities – San Antonio – $300,000, 
Operation Comfort – $200,000, 
Project MEND – $250,000, 
Salvation Army – San Antonio – $300,000, 
SAMMinistries – $300,000 (in a General Assistance grant) $500,000 (Veteran Homelessness Prevention programs), 
Southwest Area Regional Transit – $200,000, 
Operation Finally Home – $75,000, 
Bexar County – $200,000 , 
Comal County – $75,000 
Marriage Management Consultants – $100,000.