Community Support


Community Support

 Blue Bird volunteers are active across the San Antonio community, serving on the Board of Directors, volunteering at multiple non-profit agencies and organizations and demonstrating leadership and servant hood in countless areas.



Aside from individual contribution, the Blue Bird Auxiliary offer financial assistance to students pursing degree to work in a variety of healthcare fields. Scholarships are awarded annually to a select number of applicants that fulfill the eligibility requirements. The Blue Bird Auxiliary partners with the San Antonio Foundation in the recipient selection and administering of scholarship disbursements.



In addition to scholarship, the Blue Bird Auxiliary makes available grants to non-profit programs and services. Grant recipients are organizations that help support research, education and services that directly benefit medically challenged children and adults in San Antonio and the surrounding area. Grants benefit community non-profits as well as the Methodist Healthcare System.


Grants awarded in 2014 totaled $63,500.


Grant recipients in the Methodist Healthcare System:

Oncology Support Team

Social Work Advocacy Project

Tracy’s Kids at MCH

Transplant Association of Texas

Pastoral Care Services


Community Grants were awarded to:

Any Baby Can

Children’s Association for Maximum Potential

Kinetic Kids, Inc.

Low Vision Resource Center

Make-A-Wish of Texas

Spinal Bifida of Texas


We are no longer accepting applications for 2015 grant proposals. The deadline for 2016 proposals will be Monday, March 14, 2016. The grants are awarded annually on June 1st. Please download the following documents:


Send the Cover Sheet, the Full Proposal Narrative, and a copy of your budget by e-mail with a scanned signature to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or fax a copy to Christi Bond, Director of Volunteer Services at 210-575-6350.

Any additional attachments such as description program flyers and event photos may be helpful, but please be brief. 

If you have any questions, please contact Christi Bond, Director of Volunteer Services, 210-575-4519.


"I like knowing that I make people happy and their hospital stay better by bringing mail from loved ones!"


Angela Bonner

3-year Volunteer

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