Liberty Management, Inc. proudly supports SAMMinistries


SAMMinistries Mission Statement

SAMMinistries is an interfaith ministry whose mission is to help the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless attain self-sufficiency by offering, with dignity and compassion, shelter, housing, and services. SAMMinistries also provides volunteers opportunities to be renewed and fulfilled as they serve.

Facts about San Antonio Homelessness:

  • On any given day, there are 4,000 homeless men, women and children in San Antonio.
  • 70% of homeless have been homeless over 1 year
  • 18% of request for emergency shelter could not be met
  • 31% of the homeless are families with children
  • 64% of homeless family members are children
  • 37% of the homeless women living in shelters are employed
  • 27% of the homeless men living in shelters are employed
  • $350 is the median monthly income of a homeless family
  • 42 years old is the average age of a homeless adult in San Antonio
  • 6 years old is the average age of a homeless child In San Antonio
  • In FY 2011, SAMMinistries provided 351,100 nights of shelter and supportive services to 5,859 men, women, and children
  • In FY 2011, SAMMinistries served 1,401 families, which included 2,500 children

Causes of Homelessness in San Antonio:

  • Lack of affordable housing
  • Low paying jobs
  • Mental illness and the lack of needed services
  • Substance abuse and the lack of needed services
  • Domestic violence
  • Poverty
  • Unemployment
  • Large family households

How you can Help:

Today SAMMinistries has a staff of more than 70 and is supported by more than thousands of volunteers who support families and individuals on their path to self-sufficiency throughout San Antonio (contributing an average of over 37,000 service hours annually).

The SAMMinistries Donation Department accepts, sorts, and distributes a wide variety of donation funds and items received from community members just like you. The men, women, and children who find themselves in a homeless situation benefit from these generous donations where they may also find hope and a helping hand at one of our shelters.

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