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 Friend, you will be part of a well connected group where you will have to opportunity to socialize while also making a social impact. Through four annual meetings, an informative education talk and exclusive visits to CIS campuses you will be part of a community dedicated to improving the lives of at-risk students throughout San Antonio.

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Membership Packages:

    Become a FRIEND and choose between our various packages and values:
Green Level: $30 membership fee
• Includes the Friends Newsletters
• An invitation to the Keeping Kids In School Luncheon
• Invitation to Friends annual meeting
• Other FCIS events such as Friendraisers, meetings and more
Blue Level: $50 membership fee (Family Pack)
• Includes everything in Green
• Membership pack for two people
Orange Level: $80 membership fee
• Includes everything in Blue
• An exclusive coffee and network gathering
Red Level: $155 membership fee
• Includes everything in Orange
• An exclusive CIS 101 event and lunch
• A mention in the FCIS newsletter
• CIS fiesta medal
Gold Level: $155 membership fee
• Includes everything in Red
• An honorable mention at the FCIS annual meeting
• Complimentary ticket to the Keeping Kids In School Luncheon

2018-2019 Friends Steering Committee 

Margaret Schellenberg
Milinda Schwab
Assistant to the Chair
Cathy O'Connor
Vice Chair Resource Development
Jamie Bloodsworth
Vice Chair Marketing
Gerri Wolfle
Vice Chair Membership
Norma Arreola Renero
Vice Chair Communications
Janet Scott
Vice Chair Programs
Toni Goldsmith
Vice Chair Alumni and Community Relations
Kay Watt
Vice Chair Special Projects
Lynn Kenny 
Paula Chalk, Michelle Holub, Betsy Rhines
Members at Large
Yvonne Broussard
Liaison to the McNay Art Museum