By writer to www.ksat.com
SAN ANTONIO – The coronavirus pandemic has modified lots for us in a really quick period of time.
For the Texas Kidney Basis, the summer season normally incorporates a scholarship fundraiser. Nevertheless, as a result of COVID-19, the annual occasion held on the Alamo Drafthouse at Park North couldn’t happen.
That didn’t stop the inspiration from nonetheless awarding faculty scholarships.
The Maria Villanueva Scholarship was began in 2014 to assist faculty college students who’ve been affected by kidney illness pay their faculty bills. The scholarship was began by KSAT 12 Sports activities Producer Daniel P. Villanueva in reminiscence of his mom who handed away in 2011. Villanueva’s mom spent a lot of the 1990′s on dialysis earlier than receiving a kidney transplant in 1999.
Saturday’s occasion was hosted at Sapore’s Pizza, 6422 Babcock Street, and attended by members of the Texas Kidney Basis and the Villanueva household.
To seek out out extra about kidney well being and how one can assist in the struggle towards kidney illness, go to TxKidney.org for extra data.
Daniel P. Villanueva has labored with KSAT 12 Sports activities for over 17 years and is an award-winning sports activities producer. To submit story concepts, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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