TAD Extends a Helping Hand to Churchill High School Student

May 2, 2024

In the heart of San Antonio, Texas, the spirit of community service is alive and well thanks to individuals like Cami Canales, a dedicated board member of The Americano Dream of Texas (TAD). Recently, her act of kindness and generosity has touched the life of Cristina Palacio, a sophomore at Churchill High School, in a remarkable way.

Cristina Palacio found herself in need of academic support, and that’s where TAD and Cami Canales stepped in. Through Sylvan Learning Center, Cristina was to receive crucial tutoring hours and academic testing, vital resources for her educational journey. However, circumstances changed when Canales, also a parent, realized that her children no longer required the tutoring hours they had accumulated.

In an exemplary display of community spirit and altruism, Cami Canales made an in-kind donation of these unused tutoring hours to TAD. With her thoughtful contribution, TAD was able to collaborate with Sylvan Learning Center to facilitate a donation of tutoring hours and academic testing to Churchill High School, benefiting none other than Cristina Palacio.

The impact of this act of kindness cannot be overstated. For Cristina, it means access to resources that could potentially shape her academic future. For Churchill High School, it signifies a community coming together to support its students in their pursuit of excellence. And for Cami Canales, it reflects a deep commitment to making a difference in the lives of others, even in the simplest yet most profound ways.

This heartwarming story serves as a reminder that acts of generosity, no matter how small they may seem, have the power to create ripple effects of positivity in our communities. Through the selfless actions of individuals like Cami Canales and the tireless work of organizations like TAD, we can truly make a difference, one person at a time.

As Cristina Palacio continues her academic journey with newfound support, let us celebrate the spirit of giving and the profound impact it can have on the lives of those in need. And let us draw inspiration from Cami Canales and others like her, who remind us that kindness knows no bounds and that together, we can build a brighter future for all.

View More


"*" indicates required fields


Get Involved