Harris County Launches New $30 Million COVID Relief Fund for Struggling Families

Catholic Charities to administer funds to help 20,000 families to receive $1,500 payments  Application runs July 28 through August 11, 2021 HOUSTON, TX – A new $30 million relief fund opening next week will help families still experiencing the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Harris County Recovery Assistance (HCRA) will accept applications Wednesday, July 28 […]

New $159 Million Houston-Harris County Rental Assistance Relief Fund

As Region Recovers from Devastating Winter Storm Uri, Program Brings Good News for Thousands of Local Tenants, with up to a Year of Rental Assistance BakerRipley and Catholic Charities Tapped to Administer Program HOUSTON, TX (FEBRUARY 24, 2021) – A new $159 million fund launches on February 25, 2021 and will start accepting online applications.  […]

Catholic Charities to Administer New Rental Assistance Fund in Partnership with City of Houston and Harris County, BakerRipley

Help for Local Families—$159 Million in New COVID-19 Relief: City of Houston and Harris County Establish New Rental Assistance Fund, Appoint BakerRipley and Catholic Charities to Administer Program Fund to Cover Past-Due Rent and Future Rent for Families Struggling from Pandemic;  Applications to be Randomly Selected for Verification, not First-Come, First-Served HOUSTON, TX (February 10, […]

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, […]