51,167 Families Helped by $61 Million+ in COVID-19 Relief Grants

01.05.2021 $1,200 Grants Provided to Families Impacted by Pandemic, via Harris County’s CARES Fund Administered by Catholic Charities HOUSTON, TX – The holiday season was a little brighter for over 51,000 families who received aid from the $61.4 million Harris County COVID-19 Emergency Direct Assistance Program, administered by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. […]

Two Million Pounds and Counting: Catholic Charities Food Distribution Underscores Historic Need for Food Assistance in Fort Bend County

December 28, 2020 RICHMOND – Richmond’s Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) recently surpassed the two million-pound mark in food distribution since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.  MGCC is the hub for services provided by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, including food and financial assistance, and a robust program for seniors. “During the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center in Richmond Transitions to Create Sustainable Plan for Addressing Community Need for Food During Pandemic

8.25.2020 Brief facts: Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center in Richmond will begin distributing food over six hours on two Saturdays each month, starting August 29 Designated as Houston Food Bank Neighborhood Super Site Large-scale food distribution at 1111 Collins Road, Richmond, TX 77469 Beginning Saturday, August 29, Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) […]

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 […]

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 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 […]