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Texas Gives this Holiday Season

December 10, 2018  |  Categories: Giving Back, Parent Resources, Quick Tips
texas gives this holiday season

As you prepare your gift lists for the holidays, consider supporting your local community through charities and by buying from small, local businesses. Choices like this put your dollars right back into the place you live and help keep local economies thriving. Texas is big in land and heart. We can’t wait to see how…

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San Antonio Volunteer Opportunities for the Whole Family

January 16, 2017  |  Categories: Activities, Giving Back, Parent and Child Activities

Volunteer opportunities for families abound in the San Antonio area. These are excellent experiences to help children cultivate empathy for those in different socioeconomic, health, or familial circumstances than what is typical for your family.  Volunteerism teaches us to think outside ourselves, a component parents often strive for in raising their children. In addition to fostering quality…

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941 Pounds of Food Donated to San Antonio Food Bank

January 4, 2013  |  Categories: Events, Giving Back

  We want to take a moment and thank all of the families that took place in our holiday food drive. It was a great success and we couldn’t have done it without everyone’s participation. Below is a letter from Jennifer Carter of the San Antonio Food Bank to Country Home’s Marketing Director Millie Freeman…

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Paying It Forward For Christmas

December 11, 2012  |  Categories: Giving Back

Adopt-A-Child This year Country Home schools all across San Antonio and in Austin sponsored 171 children through Partnerships for Children who help deliver Christmas toys children with Child protective Services (CPS).  We also sponsored 24 kids through Holiday Wishes. That brings the total count to 195 children who will be gettting Christmas presents this year…

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Holiday Food Drive: We Need Your Help!

November 30, 2012  |  Categories: Events, General Child Care, Giving Back

Country Home Learning Center will begin its Holiday Food Drive on Monday, December 3, 2012 and it will run until December 28, 2012. The food drive will benefit the San Antonio Food Bank and the Austin Food Bank. Country Home’s San Antonio and Austin day care locations will be collecting food. Why You Should Help “A…

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Pennies for Patients: Country Home Families Give Back

August 21, 2012  |  Categories: Events, Giving Back

Students across the country are collecting pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters during the Pennies for Patients campaigns benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Since 1994, millions of dollars have been raised in pennies and other spare change by more than 10 million elementary, middle and high school students throughout the country, and this year Country…

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