Local community programs and charities we support:
Founded in 2008, Window World Cares is Window World Inc.’s charitable foundation used for donations, community outreach programs, and other benevolent events. In addition to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Window World Cares also supports the Veterans Airlift Command, which provides free transportation to injured soldiers, veterans, and their immediate families.
In 2010, Window World Cares was the proud recipient of St. Jude’s “New Corporate Partner of the Year” award, given out annually to a new partner who demonstrates excellence and dedication in fundraising.
The Window World Cares program matches any donation totals reached by its franchised locations toward non-profits, charities, and foundations. Window World Cares is headed by Co-Founder Tammy Whitworth, Chairman and CEO of Window World. Please visit our Charities page to learn more about St Jude Children’s Hospital and the Veterans Airlift Command, including how you can donate!
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is internationally recognized for its pioneering work in finding cures and saving children with pediatric cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Founded by late entertainer Danny Thomas and located in Memphis, Tennessee, St. Jude is the premiere institution for treating such life-threatening illnesses as leukemia, brain tumors, solid tumors, sickle cell disease, osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), pediatric AIDS and other childhood infectious diseases.
All St. Jude treatment programs use a unique multidisciplinary approach that ensures the best treatment possible for its patients. St. Jude has long been on the cutting edge of treatment, pioneering the use of bone marrow transplants for numerous childhood diseases, and freely shares its discoveries with scientific and medical communities around the world. ALSAC/St. Jude covers all costs not covered by insurance for medical treatment rendered at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Families without insurance are never asked to pay.
The Veterans Airlift Command provides free air transportation to wounded warriors, veterans and their families for medical and other compassionate purposes through a national network of volunteer aircraft owners and pilots.
In 2011, Window World of Corpus Christi donated 8 of our white vinyl, double hung windows with lifetime warranty and standard installation valued at $3,500 to be presented live during the auction. Thousands of Corpus Christi and South Texas viewers called in their bids from the comfort of their home and get great merchandise at great prices. The auction raises much-needed funds to help support the quality PBS programming viewers count on KEDT-TV to provide the Corpus Christi community. With the help of our donation, KEDT-TV's 39th Annual Live TV Auction Beach Party raised over $151,000!
Window World of San Antonio is an annual sponsor of the Center for Family Relations' Celebrity Dinner. This annual dinner is the primary fundraiser for the Center. 100% of the profits go directly to support their programs. The Center was established to provide a safe, stable and child-friendly enviornment in which children of parents in a high conflict divorce or separation can maintain contact with both of their parents. For the last thirteen years, the Center has continually increased services to meet the complex needs of local children who are struggling to cope with significant changes in their lives. In 2011, the dinner raised $66,000!
In 2011, Window World of San Antonio donated a room full of windows (4 of our white vinyl, double hung windows with lifetime warranty and standard installation valued at $1,750) to be presented live during the 45th Annual Blazing Gavels Great TV Auction . For 10 days, viewers throughout 30 counties in South Central Texas were able to bid on thousands of items to help support KLRN, public television serving San Antonio and South Central Texas. The auction is KLRN’s largest and most ambitious television production and fundraising event.
Raul Jimenez Dinner
The Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner provides 25,000 senior citizens and less fortunate a place to enjoy a hot and nutritious turkey dinner with all the trimmings on Thanksgiving Day, inviting them to celebrate the holiday with their peers, and enjoy live music and entertainment.
The YMCA of Greater San Antonio offers programs in early child development, afterschool care, and adult and youth sports, with branches serving Bexar, Comal, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Kendall and Kerrville. Their vision is to continue improving the Spirit, Mind, and Body of those in their communities.