Community Partners

Common Threads


How Common Threads impacts San Antonio's shared Community Vision

Founded in 2003, Common Threads is a national nonprofit that gets people Cooking For Life through comprehensive cooking and nutrition education. Their programs equip families with the tools they need to maintain healthy eating habits and to prepare low-cost, nutritious, and delicious home-cooked meals. Funded in part by Texas Health & Human Services, Common Threads partners with schools and community organizations to reach the children and families who need their services the most, including South San Antonio ISD, Catholic Charities, Girls Inc., and SA Youth. From 2018-2019, 7,500 San Antonians participated, making more than 40,000 healthy snacks, and 187 professionals were trained to facilitate their Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills aligned student curriculum.

Community Results Impacted

Systemic Inequities Impacted

  • Food Security
  • Small Business and Nonprofit Support
  • Workforce Development

Common Threads serves:

  • Geographic Area
    Nationally: Including Bexar County and/or City of San Antonio
  • City Council District
    District 1
    District 3
    District 4
    District 5
    District 6
    District 8
  • Demographic Focus

Economic Impact:

$154,530 in revenue

Fiscal Year 2020

Coalitions and Collaborations: