THRU Project IN THE MEDIA

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THRU project has finalized a partnership with Family Tapestry to become San Antonio’s newest Supervised Independent Living (SIL) provider. THRU is working along Highland Commercial Properties and their thirteen apartment locations to help teens who enter back into extended foster care. These adult teens have the ability to learn about adulthood while having their own place to call home.

March 15, 2020

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An effort called #LoveDelivered collects Valentine's Day cards and fuzzy socks for children in the foster care system. Thanks to our partnership with Hunter's Day 1 Bags and Backpacks, THRU Project youth felt a little extra love this Valentine's Day.

2nd graders in Boerne ISD made special cards that will be sent to children in foster care. Some of the area organizations include SJRC Texas in Bulverde and New Braunfels, Meadowlands and the THRU Project.

January 29, 2020

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Panelists also include Saven Hoff, a foster care youth who participated in the THRU Project, which provides guidance, support, and advocacy to youth to prepare them for life after foster care. The organization sets them up with an advisor who acts as a friend and life coach. Most organizations do not provide services past the age of 21, but at the THRU Project, there are no age limitations.

August 16, 2019

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Steve O’Donnell understands the challenges that young adults who age out of foster care face when they turn 18 because before he co-founded a successful food company, he grew up in and aged out of that system. He promised himself that if he made it someday, he would find a way to help prevent young adult former foster children from falling through the cracks.

Aug 9, 2019

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The Barrios Family has been a long-time supporter of THRU Project and its youth. Read more about the amazing legacy of the San Antonio family who has a HUGE heart for those in need. 

July 20, 2019

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It's powerful to know how a little bit of someone's time can make a huge impact on our youth who are in foster care. On this episode of KENS-5's "Good People," THRU Project was invited to help remind us all that we can make a difference and it doesn’t take much. 

January 10, 2019

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In December 2015, a federal judge in Corpus Christi deemed the Texas foster care system unconstitutional, prompting a reform the foster care system into Community Based Care.

How THRU Project and other organizations who exist to help after-care figure into the plan of "community care"

June 13, 2019

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Local organizations providing supportive services to foster care youth are met together at St. Phillips College to start a dialogue on what a one-stop shop would look like to provide San Antonio foster youth and alumni with resources to develop life skills, pursue higher education, and become productive members of their community once they age out of the foster care system

August 14, 2018

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THRU Project offers rent-free apartments, teaches youth to live independently.

Update on THRU Project's housing pilot program participants. Meet Jacob and Moet, hear their stories in their own words.

June 21, 2018

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The hour-long special produced by KSAT that helped shine a HUGE spotlight on the foster care community in Texas.

THRU Project and the story of one of our youth is featured in this groundbreaking special.

July 18, 2017

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THRU Project advocates for our youth at all levels: local, state, and federal.

Here's a story when THRU was called upon to comment when DFPS quietly removed and significantly altered anti-discrimination language from a document informing foster kids of their constitutional rights

Jun 2, 2017

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Nonprofit finds mentors to help foster youths transition to life on their own

May 11, 2017

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Pilot program aims to prevent homelessness for former foster youths

Read about when our Next Step Housing Program began! 

November 23, 2017

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An article from 2017 which outlines in detail the struggles of going into care, being in care, and aging out. 

October 2, 2017

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Alex Zielinski used her platform, The San Antonio Current, to highlight the plight of San Antonio foster youth.

Jan 17, 2017

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THRU Project co-founder Steve O’Donnell is a foster kid who found his way.

Read more about one of THRU Project's co-founders in this incredible article!

November 27, 2014

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Elaine Andries Hartle, CEO of THRU Project assists a former foster youth at the PAL aftercare center. 

Read more about the beginnings of THRU Project.

SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS NEWS
Foster Care Program Needs Mentors

Nov. 30, 2013

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