THAT'S IT FOLKS! 

THE AUGUST 31, 2020 DEADLINE FOR SAJF TO RECEIVE GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR 2020-2021 HAS COME AND GONE!

Now it is the Grant Committee's time to review applications and 

the Board/General Membership of SAJF to approve those recommended for funding!

  SAJF received 57 applications for funding this year totallng $128,058.93.

Good luck to all tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations who applied this year!

So take a breath and cross your fingers!

Grant applicants will be informed by December 15, 2020!

Questions?

  Contact our VP Grants at grants@sajuniorforum.org               


  

                 

It's the start of a new club year! Now is the perfect time to invite your friends and acquaintances to check out San Antonio Junior Forum. Consider all the reasons you are part of SAJF and share that passion with others! San Antonio Junior Forum is unlike any other Women's organization in that we don't support just one single cause, we reach out in many ways to make an impact in our community!

Join us at one of our monthly meetings to learn more!  

How Giving to Others Makes You Healthier and Happier

With busy lives, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, your family, and your community. The right match can help you to reduce stress, find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career. Giving to others can also help protect your mental and physical health. Learn more about the many benefits of helping others and find tips on getting started.

Why volunteer?

Volunteering offers vital help to people in need, worthwhile causes, and the community, but the benefits can be even greater for you, the volunteer. Volunteering and helping others can help you reduce stress, combat depression, keep you mentally stimulated, and provide a sense of purpose. 

Benefits of volunteering

4 ways to feel healthier and happier

  1. Volunteering connects you to others

  2. Volunteering is good for your mind and body

  3. Volunteering can advance your career

  4. Volunteering brings fun and fulfillment to your life

Continue reading article by following this link: https://www.helpguide.org/articles/healthy-living/volunteering-and-its-surprising-benefits.htm
Contact Sharon Smith at Membership@sajuniorforum.org for information on our next Meet & Greet
 

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Upcoming Events:

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, in person volunteer opportunities are temporarily suspended.  SAJF will however, continue to complete specific project requests for the following non-profits in San Antonio this year: 

.  Samaritans Purse International Disaster Relief (www.samaritanspurse.org)

,  SAMMinistries (www.samm.org)

,   VetStrong (www.vet-strong.org)

,   Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Antonio, Inc.(www.rmhcsanantonio.org)

In September & October, members are asked to participate in "Operation Christmas Child".  Members will fill shoe boxes with persoanl care items, clothing and accessories, crafts or activities, toys and a personal note for girls and boys aged 10-14 years to be distributed to children in need around the world by Samaritan's Purse

In November & December, members are asked to donate to "Recipe-In-A-Pot".  Members will submit their favorite one pot dish recipe and provide all the non-perishable materials a family would need to prepare that meal including the pot and serving utencils!  Gifts cards are included to cover the costs of perishable items.  Packages are distributed to those in need by SAMMinistries.

 

                          

San Antonio Junior Forum

P.O. Box 781152
San Antonio, Texas 78278
Phone: 210-545-2187

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