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 […]

Mission of Love Raises $180,000 for Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center in Fort Bend County

RICHMOND – Generous Fort Bend County supporters generated $180,000 for Catholic Charities’ services at Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) at the sixth annual Mission of Love event on September 12, 2019 at the Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. The annual dinner and fundraising gala honored long-time Fort Bend County resident and former county commissioner James […]

Annual Pancake Festival Draws Crowds to Mamie George

Dozens of volunteers packed the Mamie George Community Center on Saturday, June 8, 2019 to flip pancakes for Catholic Charities. The Annual Pancake Festival brought in more than 300 people to feast on $5 all-you-can-eat pancakes and enjoy family-friendly activities all morning long. Proceeds from the event benefit Catholic Charities’ programs and services in Fort […]

Order of Malta Feeds Hungry Families in Fort Bend

Nearly 50 volunteers from the Order of Malta donate their time to make sure families in need in Fort Bend County receive nutritious food through the monthly food fairs at Mamie George Community Center. On Saturday at the Mamie George Community Center, dozens of energetic volunteers sort through boxes of nutritious food to prepare for […]

With Your Help, Mamie George Helped Mary Live Independently

Mary had exhausted her efforts to find help for her dire situation. She was a disabled senior citizen who could not afford the rent at her home. An agency referred Mary to the Mamie George Community Center where she could shop at the food pantry and receive rent assistance to help make ends meet, thanks […]

Catholic Charities Assists Those in Need as Leading Organization for Long-term Recovery After Harvey

Catholic Charities assisted more than 1,300 individuals Thursday with basic necessities, referrals, emergency funds and gift cards to help them deal with the challenges caused by Hurricane Harvey. “Now that floodwaters are receding, we are just beginning the long, slow recovery process,” said Cynthia N. Colbert, MSW, president and CEO. “We welcome anyone who needs […]

MGCC Pancake Festival Raises $54,000 for Fort Bend

Despite the stormy weather, hundreds of supporters helped the Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) raise $54,000 at its 4th Annual Pancake Festival on Sat., June 24 to benefit Catholic Charities’ program services in Fort Bend County. Featuring all-you-can-eat pancakes for $5, the festival attracted 360 attendees to enjoy pancakes, crafts, activities for the kids, and live entertainment […]

Flipping Out at the Mamie George Community Center

Mamie George Community Center to Host 4th Annual Pancake Festival June 24, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) will host its 4th Annual Pancake Festival Sat., June 24, to benefit program services in Fort Bend County. MGCC, a program of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston serving Fort Bend […]

Down on His Luck, A Man is Treated with Kindness

A few months ago, Joe*, a man in his early 40s came in to the Mamie George Community Center for the first time asking for assistance for food. He was unemployed and looking for jobs without much luck. He applied to several local restaurants and Walmart, but he was either continually rejected or did not […]