Civic leaders seek practical solutions at 2016 kNOw Poverty Summit

HOUSTON — One out of five people in Greater Houston lives in poverty – more than 1 million men, women and children. Public-policy advocates, social workers, educators, students and community leaders brainstormed ways to alleviate the problem at the kNOw Poverty Summit held on Thursday, January 28, at the University of St. Thomas. It all […]

Catholic Charities’ A Cardinal’s Christmas raises nearly $250,000

HOUSTON (December 14, 2015) — Kids, babies, parents, a donkey, goats, a llama and, of course, a Cardinal were guest stars of the seventh-annual A Cardinal’s Christmas luncheon held Saturday, Dec. 12,  at Lakeside Country Club. The event raised nearly a quarter-million dollars for the children and family-services programs of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese […]

Houston’s finest gather to kick off Catholic Charities Spirit of Charity Gala

HOUSTON (December 4, 2015) — In one of the first social affairs of the Christmas season, some of Houston’s most prominent philanthropists were already planning ahead for the May 6, 2016 Spirit of Charity Gala, benefiting the programs of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston Houston. They met Thursday evening, Dec. 3, at the […]

Catholic Charities Named Houston Better Business Bureau (BBB) Pinnacle Award Winner

Houston, TX (May 13, 2015) – Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston received the prestigious 2015 Pinnacle Award in the nonprofit category May 13 at the annual Houston Better Business Bureau’s Awards of Excellence luncheon at the Bayou City Event Center. “Catholic Charities is honored to be recognized for excellence by an organization that […]