SAN ANTONIO – Our local nonprofits in San Antonio need help from the community now more than ever due to COVID-19 affecting its daily operations. This week for Wishlist Wednesday, KSAT Community will be highlighting San Antonio Threads as the nonprofit provides clothing and essentials for at-risk teens in the San Antonio area. Teens who qualify
Between the approximately 1.7 million teenagers who experience homelessness every year and the 437,000 children living in the foster care system, the number of children who may not have access to basic necessities like clean and functional clothing is staggering. And regardless of whether your own teenage years were the time of your life or
Nonprofit putting together care packages for at-risk youth SAN ANTONIO – Usually, San Antonio Threads provides just clothing and shoes to at-risk youth and foster kids who have aged out of the system. Now, they’re switching gears to make sure all their referrals have what they need during the coronavirus pandemic. “I have been ordering more than skinny
There are many ways to support youth in crisis, such as donating items or volunteering your time. Cathy Hamilton has taken her dedication to helping vulnerable youth to the next level. Hamilton founded and runs a unique nonprofit dedicated to creating an experience for youth who are in foster care, experiencing homelessness or have aged
Original Article can be found on ExpressNews.com. Cathy Hamilton smiles as she takes a quick break in her shop, San Antonio Threads, a charity where children and teens who are in foster care or are homeless can get new clothes and shoes for free. Hamilton started the nonprofit to help kids build self-confidence. As a
San Antonio Threads was referred 4 youth who would be representatives at THRU Project’s 5th annual gala. We were excited to be a part of their journey! THRU Project provides foster youth, ages 14 and up, with a volunteer mentor, free bus passes & cell phones, crucial life skills training, and affordable & stable housing.
Remember that wonderful feeling when you put on new clothes and they fit and looked great? Cathy Hamilton, the founder and CEO of San Antonio Threads, wants young people in need, between the ages of 12 and 21, to experience that as a way of improving their appearance, boosting their self esteem and letting them