Volunteers Needed to Serve Greater Houston Community

Volunteers are vital to carrying out the mission of Catholic Charities. Join us in serving the community with your friends, family, employees or groups! Sign up for our service opportunities below: Food Distributions Catholic Charities’ food pantries have been operating since shelter-in-place became our new normal, along with all of our other programs that are […]

Catholic Charities Presents Charity in Action Awards

Each year, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston shines a light on special people and groups who give their time, talent and treasure through service and support by presenting the Charity in Action Awards in three categories: to a parish, a group, and to individual volunteers. St. Cecilia Catholic Church was honored for its […]

Order of Malta Feeds Hungry Families in Fort Bend

Nearly 50 volunteers from the Order of Malta donate their time to make sure families in need in Fort Bend County receive nutritious food through the monthly food fairs at Mamie George Community Center. On Saturday at the Mamie George Community Center, dozens of energetic volunteers sort through boxes of nutritious food to prepare for […]

Rockhurst University Alum Volunteers with Catholic Charities For a Year

Story originally appeared in RU, the official magazine of Rockhurst University. Where are they now? Catching up with former athletes Recent Rockhurst University Graduate Volunteers in Houston for a Year When Michael Lydon-Lorson started college, he envisioned himself going to law school or into the major leagues after graduation. But after signing on with the […]

Over 100 Volunteers Helped Catholic Charities on Texans Care Day

More than 100 volunteers helped feed over 200 families and beautified Catholic Charities’ Villa de Guadalupe Center on Sat., May 6, in partnership with the Houston Texans and United Way of Greater Houston for Texans Care Day. Texans Care Volunteer Day encourages volunteerism across the city of Houston. Texans players Brian Peters and Robert Nelson along […]

Griffin Family Opens Home and Hearts to Noor Family

This article originally appeared in the Fall 2016 Good News Now Newsletter. Read the full newsletter here [PDF]. When Mark and Katherine Griffin wanted to make a specific impact on the refugee community, Catholic Charities put them in touch with the Noors, a refugee family from Afghanistan. Despite culture differences and language barriers, the Griffins hoped […]

ExxonMobil Volunteers Log Nearly 150 Hours at Guadalupe Center

Members of the ExxonMobil Foundation Team Volunteer Involvement Program rolled up their sleeves on July 8 to help log nearly 300 volunteer hours at the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Guadalupe Basic Needs Center. ExxonMobil volunteers, Catholic Charities staff and women veterans who are residents at the Villa Guadalupe Transitional Housing facility logged a […]