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 […]

Catholic Charities’ Beacon of Hope Center in Galveston to serve as Galveston County Food Bank “Super Site” through September

Galveston County Food Bank Super Site (08.12.2020) 08.11.2020 GALVESTON – Catholic Charities’ Beacon of Hope Center in Galveston will ramp up its effort to help people suffering economic hardship during the pandemic by serving as a Galveston County Food Bank Super Site on Wednesdays beginning August 12. This will replace the current location at Galveston […]

A Different Struggle: How Veterans Can Find Relief During a Pandemic

By: Patrice Hartsfield, MA, LPC; Women Veterans Program Not everyone struggles to settle into the new social norm during the pandemic. While many deal with feelings of isolation from staying home, there is a group of people that feel the world is acknowledging their social norm for the first time: veterans with combat experience who […]

Because of You, A Mother was Better Prepared

Right around the time when “Stay Home, Stay Safe” orders were issued in our area, Crystal was preparing to give birth. She was already nervous about being at a hospital in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, but to top it off, her partner was unreliable. He often left and came back, and she wasn’t […]

Catholic Charities invites Fort Bend County residents to join the mission, from a safe distance, for Mamie George Community Center in Richmond

RICHMOND – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Catholic Charities is transforming its annual Mission of Love gala from the traditional live event held in September to a web-based campaign that launches this summer. The effort raises funds for the Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) in Richmond, the Fort Bend County hub for services provided by […]

Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center in Richmond Becomes Houston Food Bank Neighborhood Super Site, Will Serve Many More Families During Pandemic

Brief facts: • Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center in Richmond designated as Houston Food Bank Neighborhood Super Site • Food distribution will expand to 50% more families • Large-scale food distribution moves to Tuesdays only, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., starting June 30, 1111 Collins Road, Richmond, TX 77469 Beginning Tuesday, June 30, Catholic Charities’ Mamie […]

Catholic Charities Urges Dreamers to Move Quickly to Renew Their Status After Supreme Court Action Offers Reprieve for DACA

HOUSTON – Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston urges DACA recipients – or Dreamers, as they are often known – to waste no time in renewing their DACA status, following the Supreme Court’s action reversing an administrative order issued by President Trump that would eliminate the program. “Despite the Supreme Court decision, the current […]

How to be Prepared for Hurricane Season: Tips, Resources and Checklists from Catholic Charities’ Disaster Recovery

The Greater Galveston-Houston region is no stranger to hurricanes, flooding and other significant natural disaster events. That’s why being prepared for the next disaster is critical. Hurricane season begins June 1. With an expected busy hurricane season coupled with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, being prepared is more important than ever. Catholic Charities’ Disaster Recovery Program […]

How the CARES Act Impacts Charitable Giving in 2020

Your generous gift may be 100% tax deductible this year Make a Gift We all know that the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted daily life all over the world. For families who were already struggling each day, this crisis has been even more devastating. But thanks to your generosity, Catholic Charities has been able to continue […]