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Our Charitable Focus

Building solid foundations for Bexar County's children creates assets for its future.


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Founders of the CBA saw the gaps in funding for children from the Community Chest and government agencies. They decided to fill the gaps, particularly by focusing on "bricks and mortar" projects that were in critical demand.


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The total sum given to more than 200 children's charities by The Charity Ball Association to date is over $25 million dollars.  All charities are carefully screened for selection each year.


Aganier Hall
Alamo Area American Diabetes Association
Alamo Regional Academy of Science & Engineering (ARASE)
Alamo Solutions, Inc.
Allergy and Immunology Foundation
Alpha Home, Inc.
American Indian in Texas
American Red Cross, San Antonio Area Council
Antioch Community Transformation Network (ACTN)
Any Baby Can, Inc.
The ARC of San Antonio, Inc. (Child Development Center MHMR)
ARTS San Antonio
Autism Community Network
AVANCE San Antonio


Ballet Conservatory of South Texas
Baptist Healthcare System
    Baptist Memorial Hospital
    St. Luke's Hospital
Barrio Comprehensive Family Health Care Center, Inc.
    Ella Austin Community Center
Barshop Jewish Community Center
BCFS Health and Human Services (Baptist Child & Family Services)
    (Jefferson Area Ministries (JAM))
Benedictine Resource Center
Benitia Family Center
Bexar County Easter Seal Society
Bexar County Partners for Youth
Bexar County Volunteers in Probation
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas
Birth Defects Evaluation Center
Blessed Sacrament Academy Foundation
Born Learning - A National Learning Campaign
Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio (Boys Club of San Antonio)
Boystown, Texas (Father Flanagan's Girls & Boys Town of SA)
Brighton School/Up With Down's


Campfire Girls and Boys, Alamo Area Council
Carmelite Center and Day Care Nursery
The Carver Academy
Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of San Antonio, Inc.
Center for Family Relations (S.A. Kids Exchange)
El Centro del Barrio, Inc.
    Centro Med
Cerebral Palsy Treatment Center
Character Education Institute
Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS)
    Parents Anonymous
    San Antonio CARES – Child Abuse Resource Education Service
Child Advocates San Antonio (CASA)
Children's Association for Maximum Potential (CAMP)
Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas
Children's Chorus of San Antonio
Children's Habilitation Center 
    (South Texas Children's Habilitation Center)
Children's Learning Institute
Children's Oncology Services of San Antonio Texas (COSSAT)
    Ronald McDonald House
The Children's Shelter (Children's Service Bureau)
Christian Assistance Ministry (C.A.M.)
Children's Hospital of San Antonio
     Christus Santa Rosa Children's Hospital
     Santa Rosa Children's Hospital Ambulatory Care Center
     Santa Rosa Children's Hospital Outpatient Dental Clinic
City Year San Antonio
Clarity Child Guidance Center 
    (Child Guidance Center) (Community Guidance Center)
    (Southwest Mental Health Center)  (San Antonio Children's Center)
Communities in Schools of San Antonio (CIS-SA)
    Project DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education)
Council for Visually Impaired Children


Daily Bread Ministries
Daughters of Charity Services of San Antonio 
    DePaul Family Center
Divine Redeemer Presbyterian Church
The DoSeum (San Antonio Children's Museum)


Early Learning Institute
Easter Seal Rehabilitation Center
Ecumenical Center for Religion & Health
Edgewood Family Network
Ella Austin Community Center
Ewing Educational Center


Family Endeavors, Inc.
Family Service Association of San Antonio, Inc.
Family Violence Prevention Services 
    (Battered Women's Shelter/Women and Children's 
    (Resource Center/Women's Shelter of Bexar County)
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Friends Special School


Gemini Ink
George Gervin Youth Center
Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas, Inc. (San Antonio Area Council of Girl Scouts)
Girls Inc. of San Antonio
Good Samaritan Community Services
Grace Fellowship San Antonio
Goodwill Industries/Goodwill Rehabilitation Service
Grandparents' Outreach
Green Acres Child Care Center
Guadalupe Community Center
Guardian House (Center for Family Relations/S.A.Kids Exchange


Haven for Hope
Healthy Futures of Texas
Healy Murphy Learning Center
Hispanas Unidas
Holocaust Memorial of San Antonio
Holy Cross Community Services of San Antonio
Hope Lutheran Learning Center
House of Neighborly Service


I Have a Dream Foundation
Immaculate Conception Kindergarten
Inman Christian Center (Mexican Christian Institute)


Jewish Family & Children's Service of San Antonio
Junior Achievement of South Texas


Kenwood Community Center
Kinetic Kids
KIPP San Antonio


Literacy San Antonio
The Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation
Lutheran General Hospital


Madonna Neighborhood Center
Martinez Street Women's Center
Merced Housing Texas
Mental Health Association WHO Program
Methodist Children's Home
Methodist Healthcare Ministries
    Wesley Health & Wellness Center (Wesley  Community Center)
Methodist Healthcare System
    Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital
Methodist Mission Home
Miracle League of San Antonio
Mission Road Ministries
    Inner City Development, Inc.
    Mission Road Developmental Center
    Mission Road Foundation for Exceptional Children
    Unicorn Center, Inc.
Mitchell Lake Audobon Center
Morgan's Wonderland (SOAR)
Mothers Loving Mothers Thru Thick and Thin
Mujeres Unidas Contra el SIDA


National Center for Behavioral Health Solutions
New Creation Community Development
Northside Ed. Foundation, ISD/School-Age Parenting Program


Our Casas Resident Council, Inc.
Our Lady of the Lake/Harry Jersig Speech & Hearing Center


Palmer Drug Abuse Program
Parent Education Early Intervention Program, Inc.
Parent Information Exchange
Pease Middle School
Planned Parenthood of San Antonio
Positive Beginnings, Inc. (Victoria Courts Childcare Center)
Presa Community Center
Prevent Blindness Texas – San Antonio & South Texas Branch
Project MEND 
Protestant Children's Home
Providence Home and Family Services


Quality Initiative Model Classrooms


Rainbow House
Rape Crisis Center, Alamo Area
Respite Care of San Antonio
Rise Recovery
River City Christian School
Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Antonio
Roy Maas Youth Alternatives
    (Girlsville/The Junction)


The Saddle Light Center
St. Anthony Day Care Learning Center
St. Cecilia's School
St. John Bosco School
St. Leo the Great Catholic School
St. Paul Area Development
St. Paul's Episcopal Montessori School
St. Peter Prince of the Apostles School
St. Peter-St. Joseph Children's Home
The Salvation Army, San Antonio Area Command
    Hope Child Development Center
    Girls Home/Peacock Community Center
    Salvation Army Home and Hospital
San Anto Cultural Arts, Inc.
San Antonio AIDS Foundation
San Antonio Birth Doulas
San Antonio Botanical Society
San Antonio Chapter of National Scoliosis Foundation
San Antonio Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse
San Antonio Education Partnership
San Antonio Food Bank
San Antonio ISD Foundation
San Antonio Housing Authority
San Antonio Life Directions, Inc. (Victoria Courts)
San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind
San Antonio Metropolitan Ministries (SAMM)
San Antonio Museum Association/San Antonio Museum of Art
San Antonio Public Library 
San Antonio Society for Crippled Children
San Antonio Sports Foundation San Antonio Urban Ministries (San Antonio Urban Council)
SA Youth/San Antonio Youth Centers
San Antonio Threads
San Antonio Youth for Christ
San Antonio Youth Literacy
San Antonio Zoological Society
Seton Home
Slam Dunk for Life, Inc.
Smart Start (Corporate Child Care Collaborative)
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Antonio
South Texas Blood & Tissue Center
South Texas Centre
South Texas Regional Milk Bank, Inc.
Southwest Research Institute
Southwest School of Art & Craft
Southwest Texas Community Services, Inc./The Gateway
Special Olympics Texas
Spina Bifida
Step Forward (House of Miracles Christian School)
Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children
Symphonic Society of San Antonio (SA Symphony)


TEAMability, Inc.
TEXANS CAN!/San Antonio CAN! High School
Texas Center for Autism Research & Treatment (TCART)
Texas Cradle Society Home
Texas Diaper Bank
Texas Society for the Prevention of Blindness
Threads of Love
The Treehouse Day Program (Autism Clinic of TX)


United Communities of San Antonio
United Way of San Antonio on Behalf of Healthcare for Every Child
United Way for Eastside Promise Neighborhood
University Health System
    Brady Green Community Health Center/Pediatrics
    Bexar County Hospital District
    Department of Hematology/Bone Marrow Transplantation
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of Bexar County Teaching Hospital
    Univ. Hospital Pediatric Playroom & Teen Recreation Room
University of Texas Health Science Center 
    Cancer Therapy and Research Center
    Pediatrics/Neonatal Intensive Care
    South Texas AIDS Center for Children & their Families
Urban Connection - SA
USO San Antonio
    Institute of Texan Cultures
    Child and Adolescent Policy Research Institute


Visitation House Ministries
Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) & Hospice of South Texas
Voices for Children of San Antonio


Warm Springs Rehabilitation Foundation
The Winston School of San Antonio
Witte Museum
Wolf Trail Kids' Kamp


Y.M.C.A. of Greater San Antonio
Young Lives San Antonio
Youth Orchestras of San Antonio
Youth Resource Center


Z-Place, Zion Family Center, Inc.




The mission of The Charity Ball Association of San Antonio, Inc. is to support and enhance the quality of life for children of Bexar County.


four kids sitting on a bench After 69 successful years of funding over 200 children's agencies in Bexar County, we are committed to care for children, protect their welfare, and prepare them for the future.

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The Charity Ball Association of San Antonio, Inc. gratefully acknowledges the G.A.C. Halff Foundation for partially underwriting this website.