Important Information and Updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus)

To preserve public health and safety, Catholic Charities remains committed to serving you remotely, while our offices are temporarily closed to walk-in clients. Program staff may set up an appointment to see a client in person, to receive paperwork or perform another program activity that cannot be handled remotely. When visiting Catholic Charities offices, individuals […]

Generous Fort Bend Donors Give $210,000 to Catholic Charities’ Mission of Love Campaign

9.14.2020 RICHMOND – Generous hearts prevailed as always in Fort Bend County in providing $210,000 to Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center during this year’s Mission of Love campaign. Chaired by Shanda Conroy and Lisa Emiliani, the campaign concluded with a virtual “thank you” event that paid tribute to honorees Tom and Norma Petrosewicz. Lead […]

Your support helps us keep serving during the pandemic…virtually

Because you are with us during times of crisis, Catholic Charities never missed a beat in providing services when the COVID-19 pandemic first hit our community. Your support enabled us to make quick adjustments to ensure that our staff continues to serve people in need while maintaining a safe distance. Even though we can’t provide […]

You Help Bring Food and Comfort to Vulnerable Fort Bend Seniors

“Some days I cry.” These heartbreaking words come from Ramona, one of the seniors who, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, can no longer come to the Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) in Richmond each weekday for fellowship and a nutritious meal. Because of you, seniors like Ramona receive meals and groceries to keep them nourished […]

You Helped Raghad Find Employment During a Pandemic

Raghad is bright young woman and a friendly smile. She worked hard to earn her degree and was excelling in her career in her native Iraq. But, because the increasing political unrest and violence put her life in danger, she made the tough decision to flee, and with what little money she was able to […]

Hurricane Laura Information and Resources

How to Help Families Impacted by Hurricane Laura in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana Our neighbors to the East suffered significant damage due to Hurricane Laura. We are helping our fellow Catholic Charities agencies in the affected areas as much as possible. As we determine what the needs are and how we can help, we […]

Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center in Richmond Transitions to Create Sustainable Plan for Addressing Community Need for Food During Pandemic

8.25.2020 Brief facts: Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center in Richmond will begin distributing food over six hours on two Saturdays each month, starting August 29 Designated as Houston Food Bank Neighborhood Super Site Large-scale food distribution at 1111 Collins Road, Richmond, TX 77469 Beginning Saturday, August 29, Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) […]

Combating Racism Through Education and Prayer

“You have been told, O mortal, what is good, and what the LORD requires of you: Only to do justice and to love goodness, and to walk humbly with your God.” – Micah 6:8 Learning about the death of George Floyd and the manner in which he died, was upsetting to many. We have all […]

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 — either in person or virtually — by dropping off school supplies at our designated locations. Please see the information below for drop off information and a list of needed supplies: […]

Because of You, Chloe Could Say Goodbye to Her Husband

Chloe is 86, and prior to the COVID-19 pandemic she was living alone while her husband, Greg, resided in a long-term care facility. It wasn’t ideal, but she was able to visit him frequently. Finances were tight, but because of you, her Senior Services Case Manager was there to help her apply for Medicaid so […]

Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center in Richmond Expands Access to Food: Serving Two Evenings a Week as Houston Food Bank “Super Site”

08.11.2020 Brief facts: Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center in Richmond expands food distribution to Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30-7:30 p.m., starting August 18 Designated as Houston Food Bank Neighborhood Super Site Large-scale food distribution at 1111 Collins Road, Richmond, TX 77469 (MAP) Beginning Tuesday, August 18, Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) will expand […]