San Antonio Heron 2022 Birthday Campaign

Help us strengthen the democratic process in San Antonio via nonprofit journalism.


101 Supporters

64% of $20,000 goal

Team Member

Jerri Bass


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Ben Olivo


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Mario Ochoa


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Lynn Knapik


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Laura Calderon


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Roman Sandoval


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Crystal Darby


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Kent Oliver


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Our mission

The San Antonio Heron aims to strengthen the democratic process in San Antonio through its journalism, while mentoring students interested in serving their community through storytelling.

The Heron is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization; our EIN is 83-1163274.

Become a member

Donate a minimum of $5 monthly, or $60 yearly, and as a member supporter you’ll be subscribed to Around the Plaza, our members-only newsletter. You’ll also receive a super-comfy Heron shirt, and other benefits.

Donate and receive ...

» $25 — classic Heron blue Next Level shirt


» $30 — NEW Heron black Next Level shirt OR a NEW Heron tote bag



» $60 (BECOME A MEMBER!) — Heron shirt of your choice + tote bag

» $100 — complete Heron swag kit, including Heron shirt of your choice, tote bag, complete postcard set, enameled pin, and more!

What we do

The Heron is a nonprofit nonpartisan newsroom that produces thought-provoking and unbiased journalism about downtown San Antonio development and the ripple effect it has on inner city neighborhoods.

Through meaty analysis and deep dives, we strive to answer the following questions: How and why is downtown San Antonio changing? What’s the impact on nearby communities, especially vulnerable ones? Who’s benefitting and who’s not from the growth? How does San Antonio grow as a city while maintaining its unique culture?



101 Supporters

64% of $20,000 goal

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San Antonio Heron

A 501(c)(3) organization

EIN 83-1163274