Thank you, Alpha Home volunteers!

Meet some of the volunteers that give time to help Alpha Home! Last year, a total of 7,810 volunteer hours were logged at Alpha Home. Thank you to these individuals and groups that truly make a difference in the lives of our clients and our community.

Together, we are committed to offer a pathway of help, hope, and healing through spiritually based drug and alcohol treatment and support.

Happy Volunteer Appreciation Month!

Thank you, Alpha Home volunteers! from Alpha Home on Vimeo.

Join Alpha Home at Siclovia!

 

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Find Alpha Home along the Siclovia route on Sunday, March 26th! We’ll be passing out goodies and have games on hand for anyone that stops by our booth.

Síclovía is a FREE event that turns major city streets in to a safe place for people to exercise and play. The streets become temporarily car-free for about 5 hours for families to run, ride bikes, take exercise classes, enjoy their city streets and get to know their community.

Check out the route!
http://ymcasatx.org/siclovia/route

Opening ceremonies will be held at Roosevelt Park approximately at 10:40 a.m.
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The best luncheon ever!

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Thank you for joining us in celebrating Alpha Home at our 11th Annual Doorways of Hope luncheon. This year, we had the honor of having actor/producer, Danny Trejo, as our featured keynote speaker. He gave an inspirational talk about his own journey to recovery. This event was inspiring, fun and Danny was quite simply a gentleman.
The donations, sponsorships and raffle sales made this event Alpha Home’s most successful luncheon ever. We hit our goal of raising over $100,000! Thank you for your support of Alpha Home!
Special thanks to Valero Energy Foundation, Presenting Sponsor of Alpha Home’s 11th Annual Doorways of Hope Luncheon
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Alpha Home gets two new playground sets

Children who visit Alpha Home will have a new place to play thanks to a grant from The Charity Ball Association. Here are some pictures from the recent installation of the equipment. The playground sets will provide a cheerful space for supervised visits and for hands-on teaching of parenting skills. (Backyard Adventures San Antonio)

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Thanks to The Charity Ball Association for providing Alpha Home with the grant and Backyard Adventures San Antonio for installing the equipment.

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We met the challenge!

We are thrilled to report that thanks to you we have met a $10,000 matching challenge grant before our deadline! 44 donors came together in just over a week to double the $10,000 challenge grant to make over $20,000 in gifts to Alpha Home!

Thanks to everyone who donated, especially the anonymous donor who challenged us.

The money raised will go directly to fund Alpha Home programming that support responsible, stable and long-term sobriety.

Warmest regards,

Angela White
Alpha Home, Chief Executive Officer

 

Urgent! We have a challenge for you!

 

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We are overjoyed to announce that we have received — from an Anonymous donor — a generous matching grant for $10,000!

Any gift given between now and Thursday, December 29, 2016, will count double.

Please be as generous as you are able to and know that every dollar goes to help fund programming and initiatives at Alpha Home that support responsible, stable and long-term sobriety.

If you mail in your donation, or give online, please reference “Challenge Gift,” so it will count double.

Thank you on behalf of Alpha Home and its clients!

Danny Trejo Confirmed As Keynote Speaker At Alpha Home Luncheon

 

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(SAN ANTONIO, Texas) – December 12, 2016 – Alpha Home – a local addiction treatment center – is excited to announce actor/producer, Danny Trejo, will be the keynote speaker at its upcoming 11th Annual Doorways of Hope luncheon. The event is scheduled to be held on Thursday, February 23, 2017, at the Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade (9821 Colonnade Blvd.) at 11:30 a.m.

Earlier this year, Danny celebrated his 48th year in recovery from drugs and alcohol. He has developed a prolific career in the entertainment industry. From imprisonment to helping young people battle drug addiction, acting to producing and now a restaurateur, Trejo’s name face and achievements are well recognized in Hollywood.

At the luncheon, Danny will be speaking about his own Journey to Recovery, highlighting his transition from imprisonment to his life as a devoted father of three and an intervention counselor, both roles that he says bring him the most satisfaction.

“I was an addict and alcoholic and I know that road,” said Trejo. “That road leads to death, institutions or insanity. I’ve been sober for 48 years and have had a great, great life.”

Danny grew up on the streets of Los Angeles. Despite spending the latter part of his early adulthood incarcerated, Danny has worked hard to maintain a drug-free and positive lifestyle. Upon his release from Soledad Prison, Danny became involved in programs aimed at helping those who, like him, battled or are battling drug and alcohol addictions.

“I love playing the bad guy in movies, because the bad guy always dies. That’s the real world. If someone asked me to play a bad guy that always gets away with it, I’d pass,” said Trejo. “That’s the very message I preach to youths who are in crisis and in trouble…the bad guy always loses and the good guy always wins. It’s the one thing movies and real life see eye-to-eye on.”

Alcoholism and addiction affects lives, families and communities across our nation and around the world. Since 1966, Alpha Home has served as a pathway of hope, healing and recovery through spiritually based drug and alcohol services and support.

Tickets and sponsorship for the event can be purchased at the following link: https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/AlphaHomeInc/doorwaysofhope.html

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About Alpha Home:

Since its beginning in 1966, Alpha Home has served over 22,000 clients in San Antonio and the surrounding counties. The mission of Alpha Home is to offer a pathway of hope, healing and recovery through spiritually based drug and alcohol services and support.

It’s Giving Tuesday and we need your help

#GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back. Today, charities, familes and businesses around the world will come together to celebrate generosity and give to local non-profits.

We’re asking you to support Alpha Home to help our mission to offer a pathway of hope, healing, and recovery through spiritually based drug and alcohol services and support.

Here are a few ways you can help…

Become an Alpha Home Angel:
When you join Alpha Home Angels, you will join a special group of people reaching out each month to provide women and men a new beginning. Your generosity will earn you the gratitude of thousands of people in need of a sober life.

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Click here to become an Alpha Home Angel: https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/AlphaHomeInc/AlphaHomeAngels.html

Make a one-time donation:

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Open doors of hope for individuals served through Alpha Home’s residential, outpatient and Family First programs. With your support, we are continuing to raise much needed dollars during our #GivingTuesday campaign.

https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/AlphaHomeInc/GivingTuesday.html

Volunteer:

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Volunteers play an essential role at Alpha Home. The assistance our volunteers give multiplies our ability to provide services to our clients. We welcome individuals, organizations, church groups, and companies to join us.

Contact Megan Ramirez, Alpha Home’s Volunteer Coordinator, for more information at 210-735-3822 or mramirez@alphahome.org

Purchase/donate an item from our wish list:

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We are always in need of donations. Below is a link of some of the products we need most. Donations can be dropped off at our admin offices (located at 419 E. Magnolia) during open hours. Thank you for helping Alpha Home.

http://www.alphahome.org/get-involved/in-kind-donations/