Sleep in Heavenly Peace Disaster Relief Program Builds and Donates 200 Beds for Afghan Evacuee Children Served by Catholic Charities

HOUSTON – Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP), a volunteer organization dedicated to building and delivering beds to children and families in need, assembled and donated 200 beds for children of Afghan evacuee families served by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The effort is in partnership with the Houston Furniture Bank and its “No […]

No Reduction in Refugee Admissions: “Our faith compels us to welcome the stranger”

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and the Houston Refugee Consortium are calling on Congress to over-ride the Administration’s plan to drastically cut refugee admissions to the U.S. in the coming fiscal year and restore the number to historic norms by setting a refugee admissions goal of 95,000. In addition to cutting refugee admissions […]

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 […]

Bank of America Awards Grant to Catholic Charities

Bank of America awarded Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston a $30,000 grant at it’s Bank of America Community Partner Reception on June 25, 2019. The funds will support the Guadalupe Family Assistance Center that provides food and emergency financial assistance to individuals and families in need. Within the past year, more than 43,000 […]

Catholic Charities’ Natalie Wood Receives National Recognition from Catholic Charities USA

10.01.2018 Natalie Wood, senior vice president of programs for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, received national recognition from Catholic Charities USA.  At the organization’s 2018 Annual Gathering in Buffalo, New York with more than 500 attendees from across the nation, Wood received the Management Excellence Award for her leadership and dedication to the […]