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 […]

Making it Through Each Day – Mary’s story

Being out of work is hard enough. It’s even harder when not only your spouse is out of work too, but you also have to face grave health challenges. Mary, a client at Mamie George Community Center, is unable to work consistently because she has cancer. Her husband is also not able to work due to […]

4th Annual Mission of Love Gala Honors Dee Koch

Article originally appeared in the Fort Bend Herald Bidding Dee a sweet adieu Love, grace, giving, best friend, compassionate, joyful, enthusiastic and inspirational. These were some of the words family, friends and former colleagues of Dee Koch used to describe her at the 4th Annual Mission of Love Gala Thursday night at the Safari Texas […]