September was a Success!

This September, Alpha Home joined with community partners throughout San Antonio and Texas to raise awareness about addiction, and more importantly, the power of recovery.  For the first time, Alpha Home hosted a month-long celebration. We enjoyed many partnerships with businesses who helped support Alpha Home’s mission in a new ways including, The Pearl, The…

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Bakery Lorraine Brings out the PB&J

On September 22, our friends at Bakery Lorraine will be selling their PB&J macarons, especially for Alpha Home!  When you visit any of the BL locations AND Maybelle’s at the Pearl, your purchase of some peanut butter jelly time, will benefit Alpha Home big time! Don’t be shy!  Buy a box and share with a…

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FASD Awareness Month

September is a busy month!  We’ve been celebrating recovery all month, but we want to be sure our community knows about other important causes during September.  Our team is also representing awareness in the community for FASD Awareness Month – also known as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.  The Family First recently went blue to promote…

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Shine a Light on Recovery

This week’s fun event for National Recovery Month is GlowGa in partnership with MobileOm and Pinot’s Palette Alamo Heights.  What is GlowGa?  It’s yoga under dark lights with florescent paint! Help us “shine a light” on the need for a community effort to battle addiction during National Recovery Month with this special Glowga class. You’re…

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PANDAmonium for Alpha Home

This week Panda Express, located at 1803 Vance Jackson, is donating 20% of you purchases to Alpha Home when you show your support!  It’s simple, show them a paper or electronic version of the flyer below, and 20% of your lunch and/or dinner, all day, goes toward our mission to offer a pathway of help,…

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Thank you for supporting the Back to School Supply Drive!

Thank you to everyone who dropped off their donations for our annual Back to School Supply Drive!  Although we didn’t meet our goal to supply 100 kiddos with their needs, the alumnae group were able to collect additional funds and provide 77 backpacks to kiddos.  The group assembled the backpacks and supplies to ensure the…

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National Recovery Month

Save the Date for National Recovery Month   Each September, those in recovery and the professionals who support them, come together for National Recovery Month.  The month is designated to honor the path from addiction to recovery so many have taken.  And the month is also a way to affirm that, with the right supports,…

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Back to School Supply Drive

No child wants to show up to school empty handed.  We shouldn’t let them.  Each year our alumnae group hosts a Back to School  Supply Drive for children of clients and alumnae in need.  They work together in this effort and receive donations from the community.  They host a backpack stuffing night and ensure that kids…

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Make dinner a selfless act, join us for a fundraiser at Chipotle!

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Alpha Home. Just come into the Chipotle, located at 3928 Broadway (across from the Witte Museum) on Tuesday, June 19th from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Mention this post, show it on your phone, or tell the cashier you are supporting the…

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Community partner spotlight: Latched

Alpha Home is so proud to be able to partner with fellow nonprofit, Latched, to help our Family First clients by offering a monthly breastfeeding class. The class is offered for free to registered participants and helps families offer their babies the healthiest start in life. Latched offers a multitude of services designed to support…

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Alpha Home Director celebrates 19-year work anniversary

Congratulations to our amazing Admissions/Outpatient Program Director, Melissa Dobbertin, for recently celebrating her 19-year work anniversary at Alpha Home. Melissa has helped so many clients throughout the years and we’re incredibly thankful for her service.  

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Community partner spotlight: Gemini Ink

Last week, Gemini Ink – a literary arts nonprofit – stopped by Alpha Home to host a creative writing workshop for staff. For the past year, Gemini Ink has been extending their services to Alpha Home Residential clients during their Writers in Communities workshop. The workshop produced a set of poems by clients: https://soundcloud.com/gemini-ink/sets/alpha-home Gemini Ink is a local…

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