Request Christmas gifts through Share Your Blessings

Below is the criteria to apply for gifts. Applicants must live in the Houston and Greater Houston area. Please note that your request does not guarantee assistance. For assistance, please dial 2-1-1 to be connected to an agency that may be able to assist you. Catholic Charities’ annual Share Your Blessings Christmas Gift Campaign provides […]

Your Support Ensured a Woman Veteran and her Family Had a Home for the Holidays

With the holidays approaching, Lyndsey found herself in a scary situation. She fell behind on her bills, and she nearly had her utilities turned off. Even worse, she faced possible eviction. She was afraid of being homeless with her children, especially as Thanksgiving and Christmas were coming soon. But because of your support, Catholic Charities’ […]

You Gave a Family the Chance to Find a New Normal

Adnan, his wife Huda and their eight children arrived in Houston in August 2017 – escaping civil war in Syria and years in a refugee camp. They had no idea that the rains pouring into their new hometown would create a different kind of chaos in their lives. Thanks to you, Catholic Charities case managers […]

Share Your Blessings Helps Family of Nine Enjoy Christmas

Esperance Chibalonza and her family of nine arrived in the U.S. in July 2015 after fleeing violence in the Congo, arriving with her three daughters and her deceased sister’s four children. Coming to the U.S. was difficult enough, but Esperance and her family had nothing, and finding work was difficult because she has no formal […]