Refugee Resiliency: A Single Father’s Perseverance

Living in a refugee camp is hard. Living in a refugee camp as a single father with a disability makes it especially tough. Mr. Tip Ta and his daughter lived in a refugee camp on the Thai/Burma border for many years, a place that didn’t provide the opportunity to have any formal education. Additionally, shortly […]

Colbert Named to 2017 Class of Women on the Move

Cynthia N. Colbert, MSW, President and CEO of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, was named to the 2017 Class of Women on the Move by Texas Executive Women. The recognition honors professional women who have not only achieved excellence in their particular field, but also give back to the community in many different ways. Since […]

A Domestic Violence Survivor Gets Back on Her Feet Thanks to You

When Cathy* first contacted Catholic Charities, she was living in a terrible apartment. She was being overcharged on rent and under constant threat of eviction due to her accumulation of late fees.  Every time she paid her rent, the money would first go toward the late fees and penalties before going toward the rent. Since […]

A Family Improved With Your Help

“We’ve accomplished so much with the help of the Blessed Beginnings Program.” As a young couple still in school, Massiel and Patrick were concerned about planning for the arrival of their baby, but thanks to your help, the Catholic Charities Blessed Beginnings program was there to provide education and support.   My name is Massiel, […]