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: […]

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 […]

Catholic Charities Food Distribution Dates and Locations

Catholic Charities’ food pantries have been operating since shelter-in-place became our new normal, along with all of our other programs that are being handled by phone and email rather than face-to-face. Our drive-thru food distributions operate at our regional food pantries each week. Days, times and location information is below. Our three largest food pantries […]

Catholic Charities: COVID-19 Can’t Stop Us from Serving

9,000 people receive food, thousands more helped over the phone during first two weeks of the pandemic HOUSTON – The hallways at Catholic Charities facilities may be quiet, but the agency is “virtually” bustling with activity. In compliance with local shelter-in-place orders stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, agency staff are using technology and modified strategies […]