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If you or someone you know is a post-9/11 veteran looking for direction and purpose in life after military service, Camp Southern Ground is here for you. Warrior Week, the signature veteran-led transition program, will give you the tools and training you need to thrive in work, relationships, life, and family – all at no cost to you. Together with a community of peers and mentors, Camp Southern Ground strives to make every day better than the last. Take control and get started today at campsouthernground.org.

Children’s Hospital of San Antonio & Security Service Federal Credit Union

When your child is sick, you would do anything as a parent to make them better. And when your child needs a hospital, The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio is here to help. Thanks to donations from people like you, children and their families are getting the help they need right here at home. This month make a donation at any Security Service Federal Credit Union location or online at www.ssfcu.org/donations and make a difference in a child’s life.

March is National Nutrition Month

In March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates National Nutrition Month®. For 2022, we encourage everyone to “Celebrate A World Of Flavors” during the month of March and beyond. Eat a variety of nutritious foods that incorporate your favorite cultural foods and traditions. To choose better options for you, learn how to read the Nutrition Facts labels. Plan your meals and snacks in advance, which can help you eat healthfully and save money on food. Learn how to make healthful food choices when you eat away from home, too. Learn skills to create tasty dishes at home that incorporate new cuisines and flavors from around the world, and enjoy them with your family and friends, when possible. Be sure to choose healthful recipes to make during the week and use a grocery list while shopping. To receive personalized nutrition information to meet your health goals, visit eatright.org to find a registered dietitian nutritionist.

Visit www.nationalnutritionmonth.org and follow hashtag National Nutrition Month for nutrition tips, ways to get involved, recipes and much more.

Texas PTA

Do you have kids, maybe a nephew or a niece, or even a grandchild? Children are precious and that feeling you have towards them – wanting to make sure nothing ever wrongs them – that’s exactly how PTA feels too. Texas PTA champions for every child in the state, and we can only do that if we have a strong membership base. Please share these messages with your audience to let Texans know that they can be heroes in the lives of our kids by simply joining PTA.

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National Runaway Safeline

The National Runaway Safeline helps keep America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. If you or someone you know is ready to return home and is between the ages of 12-21, the National Runaway Safeline, in partnership with Greyhound, can help. The Home Free program reunites youth with their family or guardian or to another safe living arrangement, through a free bus ticket home. For more information, visit 1800RUNAWAY dot ORG.

Trees for the Future

Since 1989, Trees for the Future has planted over 155 million trees around the world through the support of individuals like you. Together, we train farmers to plant and manage Forest Gardens that sustainably feed families, raise incomes, and revitalize the earth. Join Trees for the Future in planting trees that end hunger, poverty, and deforestation. Find out more by visiting trees dot org slash radio. That’s T R E E S dot O R G slash Radio

CHILD ABUSE

A report of child abuse happens every 10 seconds. How can we heal the children who are hurt? How can we prevent abuse from happening? Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services has the answers. Call 800.888.1904 or visit pchas.org You can stop child abuse.

FOSTER CARE

Growing up in foster care can have lifelong effects. Almost half of girls in foster care become pregnant by 19, and more than half of our prison population has spent time in foster care. Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services is improving the odds for kids who have been neglected or abused. Call 800.888.1904 or visit pchas.org

FAMILY COUNSELING FOR FREE

If your family is struggling with stress, you are not alone. Help is available at no cost from Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services. Our counselors are compassionate and professional. They help parents and children set goals, learn healthy habits, and stay together. Call 800.888.1904 or visit pchas.org to learn about family counseling with Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services. That’s 800.888.1904 or pchas.org

Americans with Disabilities back into the workplace

Are you on disability and looking to get back to work? We can help. Since 1995, the non-profit organization, NTI has been helping Americans with Disabilities back into the workplace. Offering training and mentoring, NTI has successfully guided thousands of individuals with disabilities in work at home roles with Fortune 500 organizations nationwide. Be a part. Call 877-248-8912, that’s 877-248-8912 to learn more or Visit NTICentral.org/apply for a work at home position today.

Foundation Fighting Blindness

Imagine what it’s like to be active your whole life and then find out you’re going blind, and you have age-related macular degeneration, or AMD. Sight is precious, but there are treatments for some forms of AMD are available, and research for additional treatments is underway. Call the FOUNDATION FIGHTING BLINDNESS TODAY AT 1-800-BLINDNESS (1 800 254-6363) for a free packet on reversing or managing AMD. Or, go to the website fightblindness.org, where I found so much helpful information, or again, call 1-800-BLINDNESS today!

American Humane Society

Building a better, more humane world begins with the next generation. For more than 100 years, American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, has been working to teach children the value of being kind to animals. Their humane education campaigns, including the “Be Kind to Animals Week®” have been the most successful in history. Now, American Humane has developed a new campaign called “Kindness100″ to give kids (and their parents) four simple ways they can help improve the lives of billions of animals – from disappearing and endangered animals to farm animals to animals used in entertainment and the 6-8 million animals relinquished to U.S. shelters each year. The Kindness100.org website provides little tips that can make a big difference in the lives of the world’s animals. It also provides appealing and professionally prepared pre-K to Grade 5 humane education curricula for parents and teachers. Together we CAN build a more humane world.

U.S. Air Force Offers More

The U.S. Air Force offers more than 140 exciting career specialties. We can match you to a job of your choice and train you in a high-tech skill. We’ll pay you a great salary, and if your Air Force job requires certification or licensure, we’ll help you earn that, too. You may even qualify for an enlistment bonus. When you join the Air Force, you don’t lose your personal identity. In fact, your personal and financial independence will continue to grow, and you’ll gain a sense of pride knowing you’re serving your country. To get a jump-start on an exciting career, Call SSgt Meagan Roberts at 210-573-1380 or email meagan.roberts@us.af.mil details at: www.airforce.com/apply-now

Be a part of America’s Defense The Air Force Reserve

The Air Force Reserve is a critical part of America’s defense and offers a variety of part-time jobs with full-time benefits, including low-cost health insurance, a non-contributory retirement plan, Tuition Assistance and other educational programs. There are many exciting part-time Air Force Reserve jobs which allow Citizen Airmen to advance their civilian careers, or continue their educations, while serving close to home. Signing bonuses up to $20,000 are available for specific jobs. Go to http://afreserve.com or call 800-257-1212 for more information on how you can Start Your Adventure with the Air Force Reserve.

Native American Rights Fund

Since 1970, NARF has stood firm for justice in Indian Country on critical issues like treaty enforcement, hunting & fishing rights, Indian child welfare, religious freedom and more. You too can become a modern day warrior – stand firm with NARF. Learn more at N-A-R-F dot org, and join the fight for Native rights. Support for this program is provided by the Native American Rights Fund, reminding you that Sovereignty is not free. Human trafficking is modern day slavery Human trafficking is modern day slavery. And it happens in our own communities. Victims can be any gender, age, or race. Join the Department of Homeland Security’s Blue Campaign to learn how to recognize and report this heinous crime. Visit our website at www.dhs.gov/bluecampaign.

National Desert Storm War Memorial Association

The National Desert Storm War Memorial Association is a federally recognized 501 (C) 3 whose sole mission is to construct the Desert Storm Memorial in Washington, D.C. to remember the almost 400 Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice and honor the over 600,000 who served. To find out more or to donate, please visit us at www.ndswm.org

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