Colleges & Universities Near the Greater San Antonio Area

How colleges & universities can help welcome returning troops home

Our homecoming initiatives are fun, life-affirming and rewarding for everybody involved. Everybody is welcome, everybody can help and everybody can participate. Here are a few ways that college and universities can make sure that our newest veterans and their families feel welcome when they return home.

Great ways for colleges and universities to help veterans

Provide ongoing opportunities for students, faculty and staff to give back to veterans.

Provide ongoing opportunities for students, faculty and staff to give back to veterans.

Provide ongoing opportunities for students, faculty and staff to give back to veterans.

Provide rewarding summer jobs for your students.

Provide ongoing opportunities for students, faculty and staff to give back to veterans.

Provide ongoing opportunities for students, faculty and staff to give back to veterans.

Provide mentoring, advocacy & training

Provide ongoing opportunities for students, faculty and staff to give back to veterans.

Recruit veterans and spouses as future students.

Recruit veterans and spouses as future students.

Recruit veterans and spouses as future students.

Recruit veterans and spouses as future students.

Increase community engagement.

Recruit veterans and spouses as future students.

Increase community engagement.

Yes, I would like more information . . .

I would like to learn more about how my college or university can help returning troops and military families

Donate to Veterans

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Welcome a returning troop home

For just $19/ month, you can welcome a returning troop home and help maximize their education, employment and social opportunities throughout the year.

Additional ways to help returning troops

Don't worry, we thoroughly train and support all of our volunteers so that everybody succeeds. Just let us know how you would like to help and we will do our best to match your interests to the need of our homecoming veterans and their families.

Volunteer to become a veteran's advocate

Healthcare/ VA Benefit Advocates

Healthcare/ VA Benefit Advocates

Healthcare/ VA Benefit Advocates

Help local homecoming veterans and their families apply for and access the military benefits that they have earned.

Education Advocates

Healthcare/ VA Benefit Advocates

Healthcare/ VA Benefit Advocates

Help local homecoming veterans and their spouses apply for college and vocational training schools. 

Career Advocates

Healthcare/ VA Benefit Advocates

Career Advocates

Help local homecoming veterans and their spouses write their resumes, apply for jobs and develop a career plan.

Help with fundraising, communications and office support

Fundraising Experts

Social Media Managers

Social Media Managers

We need part-time fundraising expertise in any of the following area: major donors, corporate giving, online donors, charitable events and benefit concerts.

Social Media Managers

Social Media Managers

Social Media Managers

We need help leveraging our communications and social media to enroll the talent and resources to meet the needs of our homecoming veterans and their families.

Executive Assistants

Executive Assistants

Executive Assistants

We need part-time Executive Assistants to help us manage our relationships, communications and schedules with all of our community partners.

Webmasters

Executive Assistants

Executive Assistants

We need part-time webmasters to ensure that all of our communications are running smoothly.

Help us reach out to new community partners

We need volunteer ambassadors to reach out to local organizations and enlist new partners in our efforts to meet the needs of homecoming veterans and their families here in San Antonio. This is a great way to magnify your impact and broaden support for local military families.

Help us reach out to:

Local Churches

Faith-Based Organizations

Veterans Organizations

Veterans Organizations

Faith-Based Organizations

Veterans Organizations

Faith-Based Organizations

Faith-Based Organizations

Faith-Based Organizations

Corporate Outreach

Corporate Outreach

Faith-Based Organizations

Local Businesses

Corporate Outreach

Local Businesses

Civic Groups

Corporate Outreach

Local Businesses

Alumni Associations

Fraternities, Sororities, ROTC & Corps of Cadets

Fraternities, Sororities, ROTC & Corps of Cadets

Fraternities, Sororities, ROTC & Corps of Cadets

Fraternities, Sororities, ROTC & Corps of Cadets

Fraternities, Sororities, ROTC & Corps of Cadets

Boys Scouts and Girl Scouts

Fraternities, Sororities, ROTC & Corps of Cadets

Boys Scouts and Girl Scouts

Here are some great ways for businesses to help veterans

Hire Veterans & Spouses

Provide Mentoring, Apprenticeships & Training

Provide Mentoring, Apprenticeships & Training

Provide Mentoring, Apprenticeships & Training

Provide Mentoring, Apprenticeships & Training

Provide Mentoring, Apprenticeships & Training

Business Promotions & Fundraisers

Provide Mentoring, Apprenticeships & Training

Business Promotions & Fundraisers

Team-building Volunteer Programs

Participate in Our Hiring Fairs During Summer Camp

Business Promotions & Fundraisers

Corporate Giving & Employee Donation Matching

Participate in Our Hiring Fairs During Summer Camp

Participate in Our Hiring Fairs During Summer Camp

Participate in Our Hiring Fairs During Summer Camp

Participate in Our Hiring Fairs During Summer Camp

Participate in Our Hiring Fairs During Summer Camp

Organize Benefit Concerts, Fundraisers and Charity Events

We can help you organize a fundraising event

Don't worry, we will work with you to ensure that your event is success for you and your hosting organization. We can provide you with volunteers and expertise. Just let us when you would like to get started.

We'll help you with your existing fundraisers and benefits

Benefit Events & Concerts

Benefit Events & Concerts

Benefit Events & Concerts

Charity Auctions

Benefit Events & Concerts

Benefit Events & Concerts

Business Promotions

Benefit Events & Concerts

Charity Golf Tournaments

Charity Golf Tournaments

Charity Golf Tournaments

Charity Golf Tournaments

Church Fundraisers

Charity Golf Tournaments

Church Fundraisers

Alumni Events

Charity Golf Tournaments

Church Fundraisers

Fraternities, Sororities, ROTC & Corps of Cadets

Fraternities, Sororities, ROTC & Corps of Cadets

Fraternities, Sororities, ROTC & Corps of Cadets

Boy Scout & Girl Scout Projects

Fraternities, Sororities, ROTC & Corps of Cadets

Fraternities, Sororities, ROTC & Corps of Cadets

High School Projects

Fraternities, Sororities, ROTC & Corps of Cadets

High School Projects

How churches can help returning troops & their families

Welcoming Teams

Prayers for Veterans

Prayers for Veterans

Welcome homecoming families to summer camp and share your local knowledge about San Antonio. Recommend a church, a restaurant, a good neighborhood, a school or sports league for the children.

Prayers for Veterans

Prayers for Veterans

Prayers for Veterans

This is a powerful way for families, prayer groups and congregations to share their faith by praying for specific homecoming families.

Letters for Veterans

Prayers for Veterans

Host A Worship Service or A Prayer Service At Camp

Write a personalized welcome home note to a homecoming veteran and their family. We deliver these heartfelt letters to our homecoming families during summer camp. 

Host A Worship Service or A Prayer Service At Camp

Host A Worship Service or A Prayer Service At Camp

Host A Worship Service or A Prayer Service At Camp

We hold worship services and prayer services for our homecoming families at summer camp. We invite local churches to join us and host a worship service during Consider hosting a worship service for homecoming families at summer camp.

Musicians, Singers, Choirs

Host A Worship Service or A Prayer Service At Camp

Musicians, Singers, Choirs

Every night during summer camp we all get together for joyous community sing-a-longs. We invite you to bring your church band and choir and lead one of our sing-a-longs.

Chaplains and Ministers

Host A Worship Service or A Prayer Service At Camp

Musicians, Singers, Choirs

Come spend a day or two with us at summer camp and make yourself available to the spiritual needs of our homecoming families.

Our promise to volunteers

We promise every volunteer that we will always:

1) Cherish you and provide you with all of the training, resources and support you need to succeed in bringing more joy, more opportunity and more camaraderie to our military families.


2) Strive to match you with your interests and your expertise. 


3) Make you part of a team so that you can fully experience the joy of shared service and never feel over-burdened.


4) Value your time. Most of our volunteer opportunities are designed to provide maximum impact and maximum enjoyment for just 4 hours per month.

Volunteers help make returning troops feel welcome

Our volunteer philosophy is simple -- if we make sure that our volunteers feel welcome, appreciated and valued, then our volunteers will make sure that our homecoming veterans and their families feel welcomed, appreciated and valued.

We make volunteering fun, life-affirming and deeply rewarding.


We love our college & university partners and we greatly appreciate all that they do to help make our returning troops and military families feel at home.

 

We encourage our volunteers to get to know our returning troops and share their interests, their expertise and their local knowledge with them.

Yes, I would like more information . . .

I would like to learn more about how my college or university can help returning troops and military families

Donate to Veterans

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Welcome a returning troop home

For just $19/ month, you can welcome a returning troop home and help maximize their education, employment and social opportunities throughout the year.