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Friends of Spare Parts is pleased to announce an award of $8,000 from the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation of the San Antonio Area Foundation. This grant money will be used for general operating expenses regarding Spare Parts programs and general expenditures. 

Spare Parts Selected as a Charity of Choice during 2019 San Japan Anime Convention

Spare Parts is pleased to announce that we’ve been selected as one of San Japan XII – 2019 Anime Convention’s Charities of Choice on August 30-September 1.

San Japan will be hosting supply drives for participating charities. They will be collecting new and gently-used art supplies, and will also be accepting new and gently-used books appropriate for elementary and middle school students.

All San Japan Charities of Choice will also be equal beneficiaries of the silent auction, live auction, masquerade tickets, and other charitable endeavors. Drop off any contributions at the San Japan Info Desk, Charity Booth, or SJ Cares Booth during the convention.

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