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Statement of Purpose: The mission of American Sunrise is to create communities where working families find educational and economic opportunities in the neighborhoods where they reside in order to achieve an adequate and equitable standard of living.


Address: 2007 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas 78207
Phone Number: 210-444-1658
Fax: 210-444-1659
Email Address:
Web Site:


Number of Employees: 3
Part-Time Volunteers: 3


Major Fund-raisers: Annual Gala; Special Events


Director(s): Lolly Byington, Executive Director
Key Personnel: Mary Alice Cisneros, President


Community Served: 1 square mile in the Westside of San Antonio


Ongoing Projects: MATT's Maestro En Case Educational Program; 2 classes per week; Summer Educational Session with Volunteers from Texas A&M University-SA and from the University of the Incarnate Word; Social Behavior Sessions in partnership with the Bexar County Justice Center; Nutritional Lunches provided in partnership with the City of San Antonio; In-Kind Speech Therapy provided for students by a Professional speech therapist.



Accomplishments: Completed 3rd year of Texas A&M-SA Jaguar Summer Camp with 35 students. Students have increased reading and math skills by 2-3 grade levels through computerized, web-based programs provided through a grant to TXA&M-SA.