You Helped Keep the Lights on For a Family of Five

Laura and Josh are hardworking parents with three daughters. But like many families, the pandemic brought unforeseen hardships, and it almost cost Josh and Laura their home. First, Josh contracted a severe infection that forced him to be hospitalized. Then he had to quit his job because he was no longer able to do the […]

You stepped in when Shirley was lost.

Shirley served 30 years in the U.S. Army. After she left the military, she thought she would be enjoying her civilian life and spending more time with her family. Then she was blindsided when her husband wanted a divorce. Learning to navigate the civilian world was hard enough. Now she lost her support system and […]

Thanks to you, Edna isn’t battling cancer alone.

Like many seniors, Edna, 72, has the challenge of living on a fixed income. But she is also battling cancer with limited medical insurance. As she sought treatment, thousands of dollars in medical bills began to pile up. Not knowing where else to go, she found Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center. Because of you, […]

Managing the Holiday Blues During the Pandemic

Feeling anxious or stressed? Need to talk? Call Catholic Charities to speak to a counselor: 713-874-6590 By Ivan Navarro, M.A., LPC, CATP, CCFP, Counseling and Behavioral Health Center Every year during the holiday season many people experience the “Holiday Blues.” Sometimes the holidays can bring about these temporary feelings of anxiety or depression. Though different […]

Know Your Rights – Tenant Challenges Webinars and Resources

Can’t Pay Rent? Know Your Rights Webinar Hosted by Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, Houston Volunteer Lawyers, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Join us as we provide an overview of the most recent moratorium on evictions imposed by the CDC, in addition to your rights as a […]

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

Learn why it counts to be counted. Complete the Census Online Now   Respond by Phone: English: 844-330-2020 Spanish: 844-468-2020 Vietnamese: 844-461-2020 Arabic: 844-416-2020 Chinese (Mandarin): 844-391-2020 Chinese (Cantonese): 844-398-2020 Korean: 844-392-2020 Additional language support  The U.S. Census Bureau official deadline to respond is October 15. This is the final day to ensure that our neighbors […]

You Helped a Young Boy Cope with Anxiety

Leo’s mom noticed something was off. Her young son was extremely anxious and fearful any time he was away from her. His constant worrying began to impact his life at home and school. His mother knew he needed professional help. Thanks to you, Catholic Charities’ School Counseling program was right there. His counselor offered a […]

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 […]