First Chance Foundation

Rating: 5 stars   26 reviews

Issues: Education

Location: 6534 Western Way % Heather Swindall Bulverde TX 78163 USA

Mission: Our Mission is to financially and physically assist other non-profit organizations with the nurturing and development of disadvantaged children.
Target demographics: abandoned, abused, or neglected children 0-20 years of age
Direct beneficiaries per year: over 30 agencies and hundreds of children
Geographic areas served: the San Antonio area
Programs: our comfort package program. These packages contain age appropriate hygiene products, towel, washcloth, toothpaste, toothbrush, socks, underwear, and a small gift (toy for the elementary and younger children). Our school backpack program supplies students with the necessary items to start the school year, and also include the hygiene products. All items are age and grade level appropriate.
2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

This organization is all about having Angels on earth. First Chance is right there to come in and help in any way they can. These volunteers don't think twice when children are in need. Whatever the need, they try and help with a yes! One of my families was in need and this organization within 24 hours was there to help, support and provide, giving a single father of 4 the extra strength needed to push and push through. Thank you First Chance Foundation for being the light tha shines brightly in so many lives.

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WOW! What can we say to that, but WOW! Serving those in need is a gift we are given. Some may see it as work, but we believe God works through us to reach those He needs helped. So while we don't see ourselves as angels, instead servants, we are glad to know that His light is shining through! <3

Rating: 5 stars  

The First Chance Foundation is professional and compassionate. The are generous with their resources and take their position as a leading Foundation very seriously. They change lives and truly impact the community.

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We are glad that our passion is truly seen by those we serve!

Rating: 5 stars  

My experience with First Chance is two-fold. I have participated in one of their activities as a volunteer--making fun fleece winter hats for the kids who need them. And now, as a new foster parent, I have been a recipient of their kind works when Heather showed up at my home with a First Chance Care Package for our new foster child! First Chance is such a true blessing for individuals and organizations who are working to help children in need. The gifts of love, support, time, and resources that First Chance provides for children and the organizations who serve them are generous and unconditional. For First Chance, Heather, and Clint, the children are really all that matter...fulfilling their needs...even down to the smallest of details like socks or hair bows. First Chance is truly an outstanding organization with a heart of gold.

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Never say never ... right? Who would've have ever thought that a volunteer of ours would become a recipient? We didn't, but we are so glad you did and that we are able to help. Thank you for your kind words! We look forward to working with you again!(through both assistance and volunteering)