Important Information and Updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus)

CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has signed an extension to the eviction moratorium to temporarily halt eviction of communities who are experiencing “substantial or high levels of community transmission of COVID” through October 3, 2021. According to the CDC’s COVID Data Tracker Houston/Harris, Fort Bend, and Montgomery counties […]

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! […]

You Help a Mom Who Cares for Many

Samantha has her hands full, and then some. She takes care of her parents – both in their 80s – as well as her teenaged son, and helps raise her two small grandchildren. She often feels overwhelmed by the challenges she faces.  So many people depend on her, but she doesn’t have a job. Shortly […]

Your Support Allows Women Veterans to Tell Their Stories

“So much of our future lies in preserving our past.” – Peter Westbrook Participants in the Women Veteran Programs will have a chance to share their story – good, bad or otherwise – in The Library of Congress Veterans History Project in the coming months. The project, sponsored by U.S. Congressman Troy E. Nehls, is […]

You Are Helping a Father Support His Family

Just before the United States withdrawal from Afghanistan and the subsequent Taliban takeover, A.J., his wife and three children fled the country. A little over a month after living in Kabul and working as a plumber, A.J. is now on a path toward employment in America. Because of donors like you, the transition to a […]

Honors for Dr. Thomas E. Randle, Recently Retired Superintendent of Lamar Consolidated ISD, at Fort Bend’s Mamie George Community Center Gala

Event Commemorated Center’s 10th Anniversary Gratitude was the theme as friends and donors gathered for the annual Mission of Love Gala, benefiting the Mamie George Community Center (MGCC), the Fort Bend location for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.  The event celebrated MGCC’s 10th anniversary of service to Fort Bend County residents. “We are […]

They Helped Us. We Can Help Them.

Afghan refugee Samira* was just a child when the Taliban first came to her town. Her family fled to Pakistan and, after returning to Afghanistan, Samira later worked for a corporation contracted with the U.S. Defense Department.  Surrounded by danger, she applied for a special immigrant visa (SIV) to come to the United States. Samira’s […]

CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium to October 3, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has signed an extension to the eviction moratorium to temporarily halt eviction of communities who are experiencing “substantial or high levels of community transmission of COVID” through October 3, 2021. According to the CDC’s COVID Data Tracker Houston/Harris, Fort Bend, and Montgomery counties are currently experiencing high […]

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 […]