Chrissie Murnin brings you interviews and insight into people helping others in the San Antonio area. Check in each week for another amazing and inspirational story.
12-3-2023 THE MIRACLE LEAGUE OF SAN ANTONIO
Moved by a report he saw on television 20 years ago, Michael Miller founded The Miracle League of San Antonio, to give children with mental and/or physical challenges an opportunity to play baseball. He talks about enlisting the help of friends, including boxer James Leija, to build the field on a 4-acre site in West San Antonio. There is no charge to children to be on a team, the Miracle League takes care of all expenses. They have just wrapped up their 17th season and Miller talks about all the joy the Miracle League brings to players, their families and volunteers.
11-26-2023 GIRL SCOUTS OF SOUTHWEST TEXAS
Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas CEO Angie Salinas talks about their mission of developing confidence, character and courage in young girls, our future leaders. She talks about the things that Girl Scout troops do and of course, selling cookies. Before she joined the Girl Scouts, Salinas was a major general in the United States Marine Corps. She talks about how a chance encounter with a Marine recruiter led to her remarkable 39-year career.
11-19-2023 YOUTH CENTER OF TEXAS HELPING SEX TRAFFICKING SURVIVORS
Youth Center of Texas President and CEO Adriana McKinnon talks about how the Center helps sex trafficking survivors recover and build healthy lives. She explains that most were trafficked, as children, by someone they knew, often a family member. The Center operates Sunflower Home, giving survivors who have aged out of child-supporting systems, a safe, stable place to live while working on healing and life skills, to become successful at taking good care of themselves and recognizing and building healthy relationships.
Robin Flores’s upbeat personality and San Antonio’s KONO 101.1 Morning Show go together like a Pinata at a birthday party!! The Morning Show is stuffed with fun and goodies with listener calls, contests and cash prizes.