News & Events


If you want to be in the know about what’s going on at our organization, you’ve come to the right place.

Be sure to check back regularly to get our latest news updates.

Thank you to all who helped support The Power to Change, our first ever VIRTUAL gala. Download this file to read about our gala and AMAZING sponsors.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the success of our 2019 gala!

The city of San Antonio unveiled its five year domestic violence plan this October 2019.

San Antonio Metropolitan Health District gave a report to City Council this week on the status of women in San Antonio -- check out how our community is faring!

How do you beat the odds when the odds are stacked against you? How Magdalena House can help -- and 3 stories of success. Thank you, University UMC, for sharing this work.

San remembers what brought her to Magdalena House, her experience here, and how that has changed her life.

Denise Barker, our Executive Director, was recently featured on KENS5's People Who Make San Antonio Great -- check it out!

University UMC describes Magdalena House's story, which began with their support!

San Antonio Area Foundation Grant for Magdalena House

Magdalena House is thrilled to receive a grant from the Margorie N. Kaplan Children's Charity Fund and John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation of the San Antonio Area Foundation.

The San Antonio Area Foundation has served as the sole, designated community foundation for the San Antonio area for over half a century, growing to become one of the Top 20 foundations in the nation based on asset size. Learn more about the Area Foundation at

Join us for our 11th Annual Gala, an Evening of Hope, on Saturday, September 29 at La Cantera Resort in San Antonio!

Learn about Magdalena House and meet one of our favorite and longest serving volunteers - Marla Svedeman!