Alamo Area Search and Rescue Joins Thousands of Nonprofit Organizations for One of the Largest Single-Day Crowdfunding Events in America


San Antonio, Texas, April 19th, 2016 – On May 3, 2016, Alamo Area Search and Rescue is participating in Give Local America, a national day of local giving. This event strengthens the foundation of our communities through a 24-hour crowdfunding event that provides critical funding for and celebrates the work of our community partners across the country. In 2015, Give Local America raised more than $68 million for local communities. In 2016, with the help of San Antonio, Give Local America hopes to engage even more nonprofit organizations and expand its fundraising efforts to reach $100 million in donations.

Because it is held in partnership with nonprofit organizations and community foundations across the country, Give Local America is gearing up to be the largest online fundraising event in history. “This is a great opportunity for everyone in our community to contribute toward the greater good,” said Susan Dickens, AASAR President. “Every dollar will go further if you give on May 3rd.”

Alamo Area Search and Rescue is encouraging everyone in the community to be a philanthropist. “A lot of people think you have to be rich to give back, but even the smallest donation can make a big difference,” said Dickens. “Every dollar really does count for a community in need.”


In order to reach our goal, we need you to help us with these three things:
  1. Mark May 3rd on your calendar and add this giving link (
  2. Follow us on Facebook and help build the buzz.
  3. Spread the word!


Forward this link to your family and friends along with a personal note as to why you believe in our work, and why they should give on May 3rd. Help spread the excitement! We cant wait to celebrate the difference your generosity will make on May 3rd.


Thank you for your time. Lets get out there and GIVE BIG.

For more information about supporting Alamo Area Search and Rescue for Give Local America 2016, visit

Donations also accepted year-round via PayPal on our website on the Make A Donation page. Your generosity will allow our team members to spend their money on training and response.  We appreciate your donation and will send you a receipt for your records as soon as possible.  Donations will be used to purchase equipment and help with general operating expenses.


About Give Local America:
Give Local America is an initiative of Kimbia, the industry leader in providing trusted online fundraising technology and services to make it easier and faster for charities to find, convert and retain donors and supporters. Through the combined power of community partners, corporate sponsors, media partners and the donor community, Give Local America has raised more than $120 million dollars in only two years.

For information about Give Local America, visit, and join the conversation on Twitter by following #iGiveLocal.