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August 2010 Newsletter

Project Stuff the Bus

Project stuff the bus

On August 6, 2010, American Humanics (AH) students and supporters partnered with Communities In Schools of San Antonio (CISSA) for their annual "Project Stuff the Bus". During this all-day event, AH students and supporters solicited donations of school supplies for schools served by CISSA and other are nonprofit organizations, including: San Antonio Youth Centers, San Antonio Children's Shelter, and Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio. In their first attempt at "sponsoring" an HEB, 13 AH students and supporters worked a total of 37 hours and collected more than 230 bags of supplies and 67 monetary donations.

Project Stuff the Bus

In the 2009-2010 academic year, AH students contributed more than 1,250 hours of service, approximately $4,000 in in-kind and monetary donations to various area nonprofit organizations, and participated in a total of 8,650 internship hours. The following organizations and schools partnered with AH on projects last year:

  • Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG)
  • Battered Women & Children's Shelter
  • Barshop Jewish Community Center
  • Boys & Girls Club Teen Center
  • Burbank High School
  • CASA
  • Catholic Charities
  • City Year San Antonio
  • Clark High School
  • Colonies North Elementary
  • Communities in Schools-San Antonio
  • Ed White Middle School
  • Eva's Heroes
  • Girls, Inc.
  • Healy-Murphy
  • International School of the Americas
  • Jefferson High School
  • JDRF
  • KIPP Academy
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • March of Dimes
  • Methodist Healthcare Ministries
  • UTSA P-20 Initiatives
  • Roosevelt High School
  • SAMMinistries
  • San Antonio Food Bank
  • San Antonio Symphony
  • Spurs Foundation
  • United Way
Project stuff the bus