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Breakfast for Champions

A Celebration of San Antonio's Pandemic Heroes

Celebrate our pandemic heroes at City Year San Antonio’s Breakfast for Champions, presented by Valero Energy!
Throughout the month of October, City Year San Antonio will host breakfast celebrations (thank you H-E-B!) at the nine San Antonio ISD schools in which we serve to celebrate and thank the faculty, staff and @AmeriCorps members who have successfully navigated the pandemic. The celebration will culminate in an in-person event on the morning of November 11th. There, panelists from our community of educators will discuss what teaching has looked like these past 18 months, what the data is revealing about the fragile state of the education system, and how they plan to close the widening gap in education that has been exacerbated by the pandemic. We will also feature a keynote address from Admiral William H. McRaven, the former University of Texas System chancellor and retired U.S. Navy four-star admiral who authored the New York Times bestseller Make Your Bed.
Tickets will be limited for the in-person event. All sponsorship levels include a select number of tickets. Individual tickets for the event will go on sale in September!
Interrupted learning caused by the pandemic has caused many students to be behind academically by months, if not years. However, independent studies show that the social-emotional work that City Year does in schools can help close this gap. This means our work is more critical than ever. Your support helps City Year in our mission to ensure that every student succeeds, even during these incredibly challenging times. Please consider making a contribution today.
Visit to learn more about the event, or to make a donation. For sponsorship information, contact Kaitlyn Jones at
Event Details
  • Event location Thompson Hotel
  • Event date Thursday, November 11, 2021
  • Event time 7:00 am CST
Presenting Sponsor
Valero Energy Services
Valero Energy Services
Gold Sponsors
Harvey E. Najim
Harvey E. Najim
The Phoenix Charitable Foundation
The Phoenix Charitable Foundation

Williams-Chadwick Charitable Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation: Barbara & George Williams

Rene & Marty Wender
Silver Sponsors
Harvey E. Najim
Harvey E. Najim

Ann & Bob Parker
Bronze Sponsors
Cavender Auto Family
Cavender Auto Family

Lynn & Rabbi Samuel Stahl
Food and Beverage at All School Breakfasts Provided by
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