Thank you for Making a Difference!

The San Antonio Council on Alcohol and Drug Awareness (SACADA) is a 501 c (3) not for profit organization started in November 1957. SACADA offers many ways to impact our funding needs. Gifts may be made via different methods. Listed below are the many ways through which you may make a gift.

For any questions, contact Velda Schalk, Development Director, at (210) 225-4741 or email


Velda Schalk

Development Director

Ways to Give to SACADA

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Additional Ways to Support SACADA

  • AmazonSmile. While shopping for things and/or gifts you may need, please consider going to You’ll find great items and SACADA will receive a donation.
  • Valero Texas Open: Birdies for Charity. At the beginning of the year, you may make a donation to Birdies for Charity on behalf of SACADA through the Valero Texas Open and 100% of your donation will come to SACADA. You will also be eligible to win prizes for your donation from the Valero Texas Open, typically held in April.
  • The Big Give. The Big Give is South Central Texas’ 4-hour online day of online giving fueled by the power of generous donors, creative nonprofits, social media, collaboration, and you! The goal of the Big Give is to support the nonprofits in our region that are committed to making South Central Texas a great place to live, work, and play.
  • Gifts-in-Kind. Gifts-in-kind offset expenses and can include arts and craft supplies, board games, paints, costumes, audio/visual equipment, healthy snacks for children, beverages and bottled water, backpacks, school supplies, and so much more!

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