Important Information and Updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Catholic Charities is helping families and individuals impacted by COVID-19.  Currently, we have reached our funding capacity, although we anticipate that more funds will be available soon.  Please continue to check this webpage to see whether we have resumed taking applications for financial assistance. Important Information for Applicants: Additional Catholic Charities Services Need Food? Catholic […]

Be Counted. We all need to participate in the U.S. Census!

Learn why it counts to be counted. Complete the Census Online Now The U.S. Census Bureau moved the official deadline to respond to October 31. This is the final day to ensure that our neighbors are counted. Click here for an updated timeline. “Faithful Citizenship: Be Counted” Hosted by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of […]

You Helped Veronica Through Grief and Hardship

Veronica and her little family were living a happy life. Her husband ran a successful business, and her young son was doing well in school. Then her husband was tragically murdered. Although they were devastated, they did the best they could to move on. Veronica used her husband’s life insurance for a loan to his […]

Mary’s Family Was in Crisis. But Thanks to You, Not Anymore.

Mary first came to Catholic Charities’ Beacon of Hope Center to receive assistance from the food pantry. Over the next few months Mary became a regular at the pantry, coming in like clockwork every two weeks. After the third month of coming to the food pantry, staff encouraged Mary to set-up an appointment to meet […]

How to Help our Neighbors Impacted by the Northwest Houston Explosion

Make a Gift Online Now In January, a powerful explosion was responsible for the destruction of hundreds of homes and businesses in northwest Houston. Two people lost their lives, and several more were injured. Many families are dealing with immediate and urgent challenges – and Catholic Charities is here to provide relief and recovery for […]

Faith-based experts share innovative approaches to poverty at kNOw Poverty 2020

HOUSTON – A standing-room only crowd of about 200 people gathered to hear from local and national experts from all faiths at the kNOw Poverty Summit on January 16, 2020, presented by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Professionals from nonprofit, government and the private sector joined together to discuss innovative strategies to help families […]

Welcome the Stranger — Stand with Refugees in Texas

In truth I tell you, in so far as you did this to one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did it to me. — Matthew 25:40 Donate to Help Refugees Now Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is committed to helping families by serving the poor and vulnerable, including assisting […]