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 […]

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 […]

Catholic Charities continues to serve, with COVID-19 precautions

3.17.2020 HOUSTON – Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston continues to provide services to people in need during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. To protect clients and staff from potential infection from Coronavirus, Catholic Charities is currently serving clients by appointment through phone and email interaction, rather than face-to-face meetings. Classes and other […]

Exclusive Designer Shoe Sale Helps Catholic Charities “Shoe Away Hunger”

For immediate release: June 14, 2019 Celebrity designer shoes – SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker – at bargain prices to raise money for food pantries in Houston, Galveston and Fort Bend Counties HOUSTON – Lovers of designer footwear can put their best foot forward while helping Catholic Charities stock its five food pantries in Harris, […]

Wine & Dine Dinner Honors Kafkas, Tops $560,000 for Catholic Charities

Release date: May 7, 2019 Generous guests of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston’s recent Wine & Dine event raised more than $560,000 to support Catholic Charities’ network of life-changing programs that work together to alleviate poverty. The event honored Carol and John Kafka for their steadfast commitment to social responsibility. After 43 years […]

Wine Connoisseurs Are Invited to “Fill the Wine Cellar” for Catholic Charities

01.22.2019 HOUSTON – Wine connoisseurs can fill the wine cellar for Catholic Charities’ upcoming Wine & Dine event through two wine-tasting events this spring. Wine & Dine is a wine-pairing dinner scheduled for May 4 at The Revaire, Houston’s newest and most sophisticated venue. Proceeds benefit the comprehensive network of social service programs under Catholic […]

Harvey Flooding Problems Still Haven’t Drained Away: Catholic Charities Disaster Recovery Services Offer Help in the Galveston County Area

January 16, 2019 Although nearly 18 months have passed since Hurricane Harvey flooded large swaths of southeast Texas, many people who experienced flood-related losses have yet to reclaim their pre-Harvey lives. Homes sit vacant, bills pile up and hope seems out of reach. Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston restores hope to families who […]