Inaugural Share Your Blessings Luncheon: Kid-Friendly Family Fun

11.20.19 HOUSTON – Kids had butterflies and stars painted on their faces with glittering paint, while their parents sipped mimosas at the inaugural Share Your Blessings Luncheon on Saturday, November 16 at The Houstonian. The family-friendly event filled the ballroom and raised $147,000 for children and family services of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of […]

Young Leaders Host Havana Nights to Benefit Share Your Blessings

HOUSTON — Catholic Charities’ Young Leaders sported fedoras and tropical wear at Havana Nights, an evening of cigars, rumba and rum on October 5, 2019 at Hotel Granduca. The group’s first event gathered young professionals in support of the organization’s Christmas Gift Program, Share Your Blessings. Traditional Cuban music by El Rectorado Del Son kept the […]

Mission of Love Raises $180,000 for Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center in Fort Bend County

RICHMOND – Generous Fort Bend County supporters generated $180,000 for Catholic Charities’ services at Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) at the sixth annual Mission of Love event on September 12, 2019 at the Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. The annual dinner and fundraising gala honored long-time Fort Bend County resident and former county commissioner James […]

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 […]

Father Leo, Winner of Food Network’s “Throwdown! with Chef Bobby Flay,” Cooks with Fun and Faith for Catholic Charities in Houston

Father Leo Patalinghug – winner of “Throwdown! with Chef Bobby Flay” on the Food Network — hosts “Faith Full,” a spiritual and culinary experience benefiting Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston October 18 at The Astorian. With upbeat humor, Fr. Leo is a man with many talents: break dancer, Black Belt, TV/radio personality, author, […]

Catholic Charities “Happy” to Raise Nearly $1 Million at 75th Anniversary Celebration

05.15.2018 Bright colors, exciting live music, and plenty of dancing made this birthday a “Happy” one for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston at Saturday’s 75th Anniversary Spirit of Charity Celebration, which raised nearly $1 million to benefit the organization’s programs and services. More than 500 guests filled the beautiful ballroom at the Marriott […]

Catholic Charities Raises $250,000 to Benefit Children and Family Services at A Cardinal’s Christmas

Photos are available online here. On Saturday, Dec. 16, His Eminence Daniel Cardinal DiNardo shared the true meaning of Christmas with nearly 350 Houstonians at the ninth annual A Cardinal’s Christmas luncheon. This festive fundraiser, held at the River Oaks Country Club, raised more than $250,000 to benefit Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston’s […]

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 […]