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 […]

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 […]

Women Veterans Defend the Community by Making Masks for Volunteers Distributing Food at Mamie George Community Center

RICHMOND – First they defended our country. Now, they’re creating a first line of defense in the war against COVID-19 in Fort Bend County. Women veterans affiliated with Catholic Charities’ Women Veterans Program are making fabric masks to protect the many volunteers distributing food at the Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) in Richmond, the hub […]

Catholic Charities Continues to Serve Galveston Area During COVID-19 Pandemic

650 people received nearly 8,300 pounds of food from Catholic Charities’ Beacon of Hope Center in Galveston GALVESTON – The hallways at the Island Community Center at 4700 Broadway are eerily quiet, but Catholic Charities is bustling with activity, virtually and in real-time. Under the shelter-in-place order for Galveston County, Catholic Charities’ Beacon of Hope […]

Donated masks needed to continue serving the community during COVID-19 pandemic

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is welcoming donated fabric masks from the community in order to continue serving people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), fabric masks are a crisis response option when other supplies have been exhausted. Fabric masks can be washed and used […]

Mamie George Community Center to Close as COVID-19 Precaution

3/13/2020 RICHMOND – In line with the public health disaster declaration issued by Fort Bend County in response to the expected spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) in Richmond will close temporarily beginning Tuesday, March 17. Current plans are to re-open on April 1. The center functions as the hub for […]

Important Information and Updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus)

COVID FINANCIAL REQUESTS ACCEPTED ONLINE ONLY Catholic Charities is helping families and individuals impacted by COVID-19. Please complete and submit the online financial application form and a staff member will follow-up with you to review your eligibility and documentation needs. We accept applications for assistance and continue until we reach capacity. Please feel free to […]