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 – Champions fore Charity:  At the beginning of the year, donations may be made through Champions for Charity on behalf of SACADA. 100% of your donation will go to SACADA and Valero will match it by 7%. The campaigns runs until the Valero Texas Open, typically held in April.
  • The Big Give. The Big Give is South Central Texas’ 24-hour 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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