School Counselors Receive Bronze Award

Counselors in Catholic Charities’ School Counseling program received the Bronze Award from the Center for School Behavioral Health at Mental Health America of Greater Houston for their contributions to the center and professional development. Bronze awardees are Center Collaborative Members at least one year, implemented 5-10 Center Recommendations in their schools, represented at 60% of […]

Mexican Government Awards Honor to Catholic Charities’ Cabrini Center

9.23.19 HOUSTON – The Mexican government presented the 2019 Ohtli Award to Catholic Charities’ St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance during an Independence Celebration at the Mexican Consulate in Houston. The Cabrini Center was recognized for its contribution to advance the well-being of the Mexican communities in Greater Houston. The Ohtli Award is […]

Natalie Wood Named One of Houston’s Women Who Mean Business

HOUSTON — The Houston Business Journal named Catholic Charities’ Natalie Wood one of its 2019 Women Who Mean Business in the Outstanding Nonprofit Leader category. As senior vice president of programs, Natalie is responsible for the majority of social services provided to the community, ranging from food pantries to housing assistance to refugee resettlement.  Each […]

Catholic Charities Named 2019 BBB Pinnacle Award Winner

May 21, 2019 Thank you! Because you support our mission, the Better Business Bureau of Greater Houston and South Texas honored Catholic Charities a Pinnacle Award in the nonprofit category at the 2019 Awards for Excellence. It’s the highest honor given in the annual awards program. We couldn’t have done it without you. Generous friends […]

Catholic Charities President & CEO Cynthia N. Colbert Named One of Houston’s Most Admired CEOs

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston President & CEO Cynthia N. Colbert, MSW was named one of Houston’s Most Admired CEOs by the Houston Business Journal. The inaugural Most Admired CEO Awards Luncheon celebrates the achievements and success of Houston’s top business leaders in for-profit and non-profit sectors. Cynthia N. Colbert, MSW has been the […]

Catholic Charities Named a Halliburton Hometown Hero by the Houston Texans

Thanks to the support of the Greater Houston community, Catholic Charities was selected as a 2017 Halliburton Hometown Hero in partnership with the Houston Texans. Through the Hometown Hero Program, members of the greater Houston community were invited to nominate a local charity that is going above and beyond to make the community a better […]

Catholic Charities President and CEO Named 2016 Hispanic Female Executive of the Year

Cynthia N. Colbert, MSW, president and CEO of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, was recently named Hispanic Female Executive of the Year by the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes individuals for their leadership and impact on the Houston Hispanic business community. “Cynthia is an exceptional leader, and we are delighted that […]

Ernesto Lopez Named to Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 List

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston’s Ernesto Lopez was named to the Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2016. This is not the first time the publication has recognized him; he was previously named to their 2014 and 2015 40 Under 40 Honorable Mention lists. More than 500 individuals from across all industries were […]

Catholic Charities Supervising Attorney Named Top Texan Under 30 by CultureMap

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston’s Mariame Aana was selected by CultureMap as one of the Top Texans Under 30. Aana is the Supervising attorney at the St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigration Legal Assistance at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. For the first time, CultureMap celebrates twentysomething trailblazers by naming 26 […]

CEO Cynthia N. Colbert Named Outstanding Woman in Business

Leadera Consulting Group named Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston CEO/President Cynthia N. Colbert, MSW, as September 2016’s Outstanding Woman in Business.  The honor marks the third recognition in the last few months for Colbert. She was also selected as a finalist for the Houston Business Journal’s 2016 C-Suite Awards in the Best Nonprofit CEO category. She was a […]