Harris County Launches New $30 Million COVID Relief Fund for Struggling Families

Catholic Charities to administer funds to help 20,000 families to receive $1,500 payments  Application runs July 28 through August 11, 2021 HOUSTON, TX – A new $30 million relief fund opening next week will help families still experiencing the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Harris County Recovery Assistance (HCRA) will accept applications Wednesday, July 28 […]

How to Donate School Supplies to Children in Need

Catholic Charities is now accepting school supplies for the families we serve. You can help children in need prepare for the upcoming school year by making a gift to help purchase needed supplies, dropping off needed items at our designated locations, or making a purchase through our Amazon Charity List. Make a Gift You can […]

Rapid Re-Housing Program helps people who face homelessness

You Gave People Like Joe a Home “I don’t know if you have wings…but you came and grabbed me away from the streets.” Because you gave to Catholic Charities, families who would otherwise be living on the street are able to get a good night’s rest in the security of their own home. Your gifts […]

You Helped a Single Mother and her Kids Get Back on Their Feet

Lucinda is no stranger to hardship. As a single mother, she worked long hours at a washateria to support her two small children. The pay wasn’t much, but it was enough to get by and take care of her family. She was already living paycheck to paycheck when Winter Storm Uri hit. The harsh winter […]

You helped Linda turn her life around.

Like many veterans, Linda struggled transitioning to civilian life after her time in the military. She felt lost and hopeless, and wasn’t sure what to do about it. Her depression made keeping a job difficult, plunging her deeper into debt and despair. Because of you, Linda found the guidance and support she needed through Catholic […]

Spirit of Charity makes Texas-sized impact for Catholic Charities

Guests with hearts as big as Texas put a shine on their cowboy boots and raised nearly $600,000 to support the work of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston at the Deep in the Heart of Texas Spirit of Charity Luncheon.  Wearing their Texas business best, attendees got their rodeo fix while helping Catholic […]

How Catholic Charities is helping children who cross the U.S.-Mexico border

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is committed to helping families by serving the poor and vulnerable, including immigrants from all walks of life. Thousands of children and families are expected to cross the U.S.-Mexico border into Texas within the next few months. Many of these migrants are from Central America, and are fleeing […]

You Helped Keep the Lights on For a Family of Five

Laura and Josh are hardworking parents with three daughters. But like many families, the pandemic brought unforeseen hardships, and it almost cost Josh and Laura their home. First, Josh contracted a severe infection that forced him to be hospitalized. Then he had to quit his job because he was no longer able to do the […]