United Way Hosting Free “Family Day” Event on July 13 - United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County

United Way Hosting Free “Family Day” Event on July 13

Event will feature fun activities for the whole family and useful community resources
  • July 10, 2024
United Way Hosting Free “Family Day” Event on July 13 - United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County invites all San Antonio families to attend “Family Day” at the United Way Eastside Family Resource Center on Saturday, July 13. Completely free to attend, “Family Day” will feature fun activities for all ages and a wealth of community resources that are designed to empower families and support their success.

Activities will include a gaming truck, music, bubble station, face painting and more. Resources will be given out to attendees including Family Food Kits, back packs full of school supplies and other useful items. The Family Food Kits provide practical, child-friendly food options that are affordable easy to supplement, with the kits designed by families for families. The Family Food Kits were made possible by the following generous sponsors: Mood Texas, Southwest Research Institute and Arch Point.

The United Way Eastside Family Resource Center is brought to the community by United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County in partnership with DePelchin Children’s Center. This Eastside Family Resource Center (FRC) is a community-based welcoming hub of support services and opportunities for families. Visitors to the Family Resource Center can always speak with a trained bilingual Family Support Specialist to navigate resources to adress challenges residents face including food insecurity, housing, childcare and education and much more. The Family Resource Center also offers a variety of basic necessities in their Family Care Closet, which is sponsored by Broadway Bank, a children’s book & toy library and a kids corner which are all free to use and are available to the community.

  • WHAT: United Way Eastside Family Resource Center- Family Day
  • WHO: Event is free and open to the public and all media
  • WHEN: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday, July 13, 2024
  • WHERE: 215 Coca Cola Place (across from the Frost Bank Center) San Antonio, TX 78219

MEDIA CONTACT: Kevin Femmel, Director of Communications, 210-836-8616, kfemmel@unitedwaysatx.org

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About United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County   

United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County launched its first campaign in 1940 and has grown into the largest private investor in health and human services programs in San Antonio and Bexar County. United Way focuses on preparing children for school and life, helping students graduate and succeed, strengthening the well-being of individuals and families, and providing safety net services. United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County also operates the 2-1-1 Helpline, Mission United and fosters volunteerism through the Volunteer Center at United Way.

 

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