EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY
The emergency food pantry serves an average of 180 families in crisis per month who are in need of food. They are helped for a few days to bridge through the crisis. Families are limited to two visits for our food pantry services per year. The food pantry is open M-F from 9:15 to 11 a.m.
This program benefits from the Thanksgiving 365 Fundraising Campaign.
Emergency clothing services focus on families and individuals in need with special attention to school children. This program also includes shoes for children who have a referral from their teacher or school counselor. Please call Inner City for more information.
After-School Reading Program
for students in 2nd through 5th grade.
Includes field trips, art activities and special projects.
M-F from 3:15 to 5:15
Call 210.224.7239 and leave a message for Erin.
SPRING LEAGUE BASKETBALL
Over 100 students in grades 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th participate. Registration usually begins in February.
Our extensive summer recreation program is provided free of charge for over 300 children in the immediate neighborhood.
A Summer Job-Training Program runs concurrently where neighborhood youth volunteer for the summer program.
The Christmas Toy Sale sells toys to neighbors in need at extremely low prices (10% of the original price) so that parents may pick out what THEY want to give to their children for Christmas without having to suffer the economic crisis of the Christmas season when they are already on an extremely limited budget.
Additional On-Going Services
Many special activities such as informal counseling for individuals and families.
Through providing the use of the facility, Inner City supports neighborhood family events such as baby showers, wedding receptions and funeral receptions.
Extensive community service opportunities for persons serving probation or doing community service hours for school or church.