The Benefits of Being a Friend:

  • Support Communities In Schools of San Antonio
  • Participate in educational events
  • Attend exclusive networking opportunities
  • Make a big difference in the lives of our students


Become a Member:

As a Friends member, you can change lives, one student at a time. Your annual membership donation invests in an organization proven to reduce dropout rates and increase graduation rates.

To become a Friend, click here and select the $25 option and check the purpose box, Friends of CIS. Alternately, payment can be made via check and sent to 1616 E. Commerce San Antonio, TX 78205. Please indicate Friends of CIS in the note field.

Friends of CIS sponsor a multitude of student activities. See slideshow below for photos of these activities.

2019-2020 Friends Steering Committee

Margaret Schellenberg

Milinda Schwab
Assistant to Chair

Cathy O’Connor
Vice-Chair Marketing and Resource Development

Gerri Wolfle
Vice Chair Membership

Michelle Holub
Vice Chair Communications

Toni Goldsmith
Vice Chair Alumni and Community Relations

Paula Chalk
Vice Chair Special Projects

Lynn Kenny 

Betsy Rhines

Barb Alexander, Joanne Cox, Gabriel Renero
Members at Large

Yvonne Broussard
Liaison to the McNay Art Museum

2018-2019 Friends Advisory Committee

Alicia Casillas

Jan Davis

Kay Franklin

Toni Goldsmith

Kathy Grantham

Soonalyn Jacobs

Ann McMullan

Marilyn Moll

Kathy Schlosberg

Lynda Strieby

Pat Zielinski