The Good News
December 2019
12 Days of #HonoringOurNeighbors
Thanks to the generosity of our community, we have met 87% of our year-end goal in our #HonoringOurNeighbors campaign! With $7,995 remaining, we need your support to meet our goal of $60,000 by December 31st, as we prepare to better serve our community in 2020. Click and share this video to see how Good Sam and your support impacts your neighbors on the West Side of San Antonio by providing life-changing programs. In this video, our neighbors share stories about how your support helps provide programs that allow them to access opportunities to achieve their dreams. Ple ase help us reach our goal by honoring our neighbors through intentional service.
USAA Season of Sharing
Santa and his elves from  USAA  Serves visited our Child Development Services and Senior Center this December, spreading joy and cheer to our kiddos and seniors. We want to say thank you for the generous gifts and merriment they brought to our campus!
Secure your tickets today and join us for Mums & Mimosas 2020 on February 4, 2020 at 11:30 am at the Mays Family Center at the Witte Museum. We are honored to have actress, author, and comedian Ali Wentworth present this year's keynote address. To learn about underwriting and sponsorship opportunities, or to purchase your tickets today, please contact Rebecca Earle at or visit our eve nt website at .
Holiday Bag Distribution Donations - Thank You!
We would like to thank all of our wonderful friends and neighbors who donated to our upcoming Holiday Bag Distribution, including St. David's, St. Luke's, and Christ Episcopal Churches. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, a total of 862 bags were donated!
Humane Society Visit
The Humane Society also visited us in December! Our youth in our Afterschool program got to hear a presentation on animal care and learn about veterinary services.
Baptist Health Foundation Grant Award

Thank you to the  Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio  for its generous grant on behalf of our Senior Center. We are filled with gratitude for your support of our program and other much needed programs throughout San Antonio!
Bar Du Mon Ami Charity Drink of the Month!
Thank you to  Bar Du Mon Ami  for supporting Good Sam with this month's charity drink! Made with rum, bourbon, cinnamon & topped with nutmeg, the eggnog is available all through December.
Upcoming Events
  • December 13 - 24 Twelve Days of #HonoringOurNeighbors
  • December 17 - Youth Development Services Family Literacy Night
  • December 18 - Parents as Teachers Family Night
  • December 18, 19, 20 - Holiday Bag Distribution
  • December 19 - Youth Development Services Ice Rink Outing
  • December 24 - 25 Agency Closed
We are so grateful for all of our donors who give to our agency each month. Good Sam relies on the support of compassionate and caring individuals to help provide programs that empower our neighbors.