Volunteers Needed to Serve Greater Houston Community

Volunteers are vital to carrying out the mission of Catholic Charities. Join us in serving the community with your friends, family, employees or groups! Sign up for our service opportunities below: Food Distributions Catholic Charities’ food pantries have been operating since shelter-in-place became our new normal, along with all of our other programs that are […]

Faithful Citizenship: Elections 2022

“We need to participate for the common good. Sometimes we hear: a good Catholic is not interested in politics. This is not true: good Catholics immerse themselves in politics by offering the best of themselves so that the leader can govern.” – Pope Francis, 9/16/13 Our Catholic Social Principles beckon us to the art of […]

Sleep in Heavenly Peace Disaster Relief Program Builds and Donates 200 Beds for Afghan Evacuee Children Served by Catholic Charities

HOUSTON – Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP), a volunteer organization dedicated to building and delivering beds to children and families in need, assembled and donated 200 beds for children of Afghan evacuee families served by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The effort is in partnership with the Houston Furniture Bank and its “No […]

Catholic Charities CEO Cynthia N. Colbert, MSW, Appointed to Board of Houston Branch of Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

HOUSTON – The Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., appointed Cynthia N. Colbert, MSW, to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Houston Branch.  Colbert is president and CEO of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Colbert will serve a three-year term ending December 31, 2024.  Of the […]

Catholic Charities to Hold Virtual Poverty Summit during Poverty Awareness Month

Poverty has many faces. It could be a single mother whose hours were cut short during the COVID-19 pandemic. It could be a family whose primary wage earner was furloughed. It could be a neighbor who has experienced a catastrophic medical problem that wiped out their savings. Catholic Charities will host a virtual event to […]

How to help families impacted by tornadoes

Our prayers are with families impacted by the tremendous destruction from tornadoes in parts of Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky and elsewhere. Here in Houston, we are no stranger to disaster. We know firsthand that both the short and long term needs are great, and that it takes a generous, compassionate community to help those […]

Catholic Charities Presents Charity in Action Awards

Each year, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston shines a light on special people and groups who give their time, talent and treasure through service and support by presenting the Charity in Action Awards in three categories: to a parish, a group, and to individual volunteers. St. Cecilia Catholic Church was honored for its […]

Wine and Dine Dinner Raises More Than $500,000 for Catholic Charities

The 2021 Wine and Dine Dinner was a huge success! This unique dinner created by The Revaire’s Executive Chef Ryan Bouillet and Sommelier Tara Maguire, was truly a culinary and wine experience like no other! With a filled ballroom of family and friends, we were able to raise more than $500,000 for Catholic Charities programs! […]

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 […]