Together with clients, community partners and you, we can end homelessness in Greater Austin.
We're grateful to the incredible students of @SMCACrusaders who put together this stunning photography exhibit - raising $5,000 to help #EndHomelessness for Austin neighbors!
On #PrimeDay (and every day), Amazon will donate to help end homelessness in Greater Austin for your purchases on #AmazonSmile. It's easy! Just use this link to select Caritas of Austin as your Smile nonprofit -->
We are so filled with gratitude to this incredible couple, Emily and Bob Feiner. As a Partner sponsor for Words of Hope presented by @AustinSubaru, Emily and Bob make our largest annual fundraiser possible!
We're having a #ThankfulThursday due to this amazing team from @NIglobal who prepared and served tater tot casserole for lunch in our Community Kitchen today. We couldn't do it without you! #volunteeratx #endinghomelessnesstogether #teamwork
RT @PCG_US: Our Austin staff celebrated an incredible first year with a 5th volunteer day at @caritasofaustin. We're especially proud that…
Want to meet Emmitt Smith? Buy your Words of Hope tickets before 7/14 and you'll be entered to win a chance to attend our VIP Reception!…
Need to get your summer shopping fix? Come to @alexandani @TheDomainAustin Thursday from 5-8pm -15% of sales will be donated to support our work to end homelessness.…
As part of their Global Week of Service, @Uber employees in Austin collected four large boxes filled to the brim with new household essentials! Thank you for helping build wellbeing for Austin neighbors.
This year’s Words of Hope presented by @AustinSubaru is on track to be our most successful yet, and we’re so grateful to Monica and John Crowley for helping to make it possible! Thank you for your Partner sponsorship and for all of the ways you support our mission.
We are delighted to have @TexasGasService returning as a Partner sponsor for our largest annual fundraiser, Words of Hope presented by @AustinSubaru. Thank you for being an incredible partner in ending homelessness!
We want to wish everyone a joyful Fourth of July! Caritas of Austin offices and Community Kitchen will be closed today. Have a safe holiday, and we will see you tomorrow!
These incredible kiddos from St. Mark's Episcopal Day School collected items for our Wish List as part of their Kids of Virtue summer program. A big thank you to all who contributed to this amazing donation drive!
Fresh produce from the @UrbanRootsATX farm enables our Community Kitchen to serve healthy, satisfying lunches to Austin neighbors in need of a good meal. Thank you @UrbanRootsATX for your incredible partnership! #endinghomelessnesstogether #nourishcommunity #freshfromthefarm
Big news from last night's Austin City Council vote! This $250M for affordable housing in Austin will be part of a bond package on Austinites ballots in November. Learn more about it at @impactnews -->
We’re looking forward to Words of Hope presented by @AustinSubaru on September 20 – and excited by the amazing support we’ve received so far to make our largest fundraising event of the year possible. Thank you Beth and Sel Unite for your Advocate sponsorship!
You can help an Austin neighbor move off the streets and into housing with a Welcome Home basket filled with household essentials. Learn how at @cbsaustin!…
Waleska and John Lavorato are helping make this year's Words of Hope presented by @AustinSubaru possible. Thank you for your commitment to making Austin more vibrant for all with an Advocate sponsorship, and for all you do to support our mission!
Want the inside scoop about an exciting new program at Caritas of Austin? Read our latest blog post to find out how our new ImpACT team is helping build wellbeing for Austin's highest users of public services.
It's the last week of June - which means there are 6 days left to round-up your @wheatsville purchases for Caritas of Austin. We're so grateful to be part of this amazing partnership again!
We want to give a big shout-out and thank you to Nautical Boat Club for supporting veterans in the Austin community! For each new membership sold at their three Austin locations, Nautical donated $200 to Caritas of Austin to support veteran families - totaling $2,000 in May!
What's for lunch? This amazing team from @TexasGasService is making panko crusted chicken, blue cheese dipping sauce, and fruit salad in the Community Kitchen today!
Did you know we’re on Instagram? You can give us a follow to see more photos, videos, and stories about the work you help make possible here at Caritas of Austin! Find us at
We are so grateful to Susan and Gary Farmer, who are our Valet Underwriter sponsors for Words of Hope presented by @AustinSubaru. The Farmers are incredible supporters of our mission - and were also Harvey Penick Award honorees in 2016!
Moving into a safe place to live is an important first step to building wellbeing, but many of the people we serve have literally nothing to furnish an empty apartment with. You can change that! Learn how you can assemble a Welcome Home basket at…
We’re always honored by the Austin community’s support which makes our Words of Hope presented by @AustinSubaru possible. Today we’d like to give a special shout-out to our incredible Venue Underwriter, Luci Baines Johnson. Thank you for making Austin more vibrant for all!
Great to have this awesome team from @google volunteering in the Community Kitchen today! Lunch was Chili Mac & Cheese. Yum! #volunteeratx #googleserve #endinghomelessnesstogether
On Saturday, Austinites came together for a joyful afternoon welcoming our newest Texans. Thank you to all who came out to World Refugee Day at the @BullockMuseum! View the full album on Facebook:…
All month long at @wheatsville, your purchase can help #EndHomelessness for Austin neighbors! We are grateful to be the June round-up partner. Learn more at
RT @AISDRefugeeTeam: Thank you to @InterfaithTexas, @caritasofaustin, @RST_Austin, @BullockMuseum & partners for a wonderful @WorldRefugeeD…
We're at the @BullockMuseum today for World Refugee Day! Join us for a FREE, family-friendly afternoon of music, food, and activities, and be sure to share your experience with us on Twitter or on Instagram using #RefugeeDayATX.
We’re at @BullockMuseum for World Refugee Day. Come on out and join the fun! #RefugeeDayATX #WithRefugees
With a commitment to creating great communities and amazing interior spaces, we think Workplace Resource is a perfect fit as this year’s Registration Underwriter for Words of Hope presented by @AustinSubaru. This year's event is shaping up to be incredible!
New on the blog: read how children of refugees start school on the right foot with our Children's Refugee Cultural Orientation program:
We're excited to share that @MyABCAustin will be supporting this year's Words of Hope presented by @AustinSubaru as Live Auction Underwriter! Learn more about sponsorship opportunities at
Thank you @UrbanRootsATX for making healthy lunches in our Community Kitchen possible with nutritious veggies and amazing volunteers! A happy 10th Birthday to this incredible partner in the community. #EndingHomelessnessTogether #nourishcommunity
TODAY: Want to know what we have in store for Saturday's World Refugee Day at the @BullockMuseum? Tune into @KOOPradio at 2:30 to hear from our own Nadine Pedusseau, Resettlement Manager!
Shopping for that perfect Father’s Day present? Be sure to add a smile to your cart! When you visit and select Caritas of Austin, Amazon will make a donation for each purchase you make!
Our goal is to have 50 Welcome Home baskets donated this summer to help #EndHomelessness for Austin neighbors, and we're just under halfway there! Will you help us reach 50? Get started by shopping our handy Amazon wish list:
Next Saturday, don’t miss this free, family-friendly celebration at the @BullockMuseum, featuring live music, hands-on educational experiences, and world cuisine. We hope to see you there! #RefugeeDayATX
Thank you to our good friends Margie and John Brindley, who are steadfast supporters of our mission to end homelessness. As an Advocate Sponsor, the Brindley's help make our larges annual fundraiser possible. Thank you, Margie and John!
Tomorrow at 3pm: Emma Galbraith, age 16, presents a piano recital of music by Bela Bartók, Suad Bushnaq, Fréderic Chopin, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Miklós Rozsa and Regina Spektor. Donations support our work with refugees making their new home in Austin!
We're lucky to have amazing local musicians perform for our diners in the Community Kitchen. Thank you @comboplate!…
Sip. Paint. Relax. Sounds good to us! On June 24 a special Painting With A Twist at the Southpark Meadows location will benefit Caritas of Austin. Get your tickets in advance!
This amazing haul of new household essentials will directly support veterans who have experienced homelessness. Learn how you can do your part by donating the items most urgently needed by the people we serve:
Thank you Stratus Properties for your Production Underwriter Sponsorship, and for partnering with us for the past 20 years to prevent and end homelessness for Austin neighbors!
Did you know that June is Truth or Dare Month when you eat at @homeslicepizza? When you play, Home Slice will donate 10% of your bill to support Caritas of Austin’s work to end homelessness!
June is here! This month, we are excited to once again be selected by @wheatsville for their incredible Community Action Program (which raised over $155K in 2017!). Round Up your purchases in June and help end homelessness for Austin neighbors!
These two amazing teams from @TRSofTexas did incredible work this week in our Community Kitchen! Thank you for making a healthy lunch available to all who walk through our doors.
We're lucky to have support of longtime partner @TXCapitalBank as this year's VIP Reception Underwriter at Words of Hope presented by @AustinSubaru. Thank you for making our mission possible!
Austin, you made our birthday month absolutely incredible! We’re blown away by the number of community events that supported our work to end homelessness – and so grateful to all who attended and made these events successful. Special shout out to all of our amazing May partners!
What was Austin like in 1964? When Father Richard McCabe’s vision for Caritas of Austin was taking shape, the city may have looked much different – but many of the same community challenges were present. Read more on the Caritas blog:
Grateful to this amazing team from @edfialliance for preparing and serving lunch in our Community Kitchen! Thank you for making sure Austin neighbors have a healthy, filling lunch today.
Today, we're celebrating 54 YEARS serving the Austin community! We're humbled by the incredible support of Austinites over the the past five decades. Will you make a $54 donation to celebrate 54 years of preventing and ending homelessness?
Our offices and Community Kitchen will be closed Monday, May 28 in honor of #MemorialDay. We hope you are having a wonderful weekend and we’ll see you Tuesday!
We're welcoming even more people to a permanent home than usual in the next three months, and you can help welcome an Austin neighbor Home At Last with your donation of a Welcome Home basket. Our Amazon list is a great place to get started!
Do we serve veterans too? Yes! Last year, our Supportive Services for Veteran Families ended homelessness for 100 veteran households, helping build wellbeing in civilian life for those who have served in our country. Learn more at
This summer we're welcoming even more people than usual to a permanent home. Help us reach our goal of 50 Welcome Home baskets donated over the next 50 days to provide Austin neighbors with move-in essentials. Learn more:…
We're excited to have @siliconlabs once again joining us as our Food Underwriter sponsor at this year's Words of Hope presented by @AustinSubaru! Learn more about sponsorship opportunities at
Tomorrow night! Join @geekswhodrink for a special edition of Quiz for a Cause at @LustrePearl. Proceeds will benefit our work to end homelessness for Austin neighbors. Get details here:
Tomorrow night! Join @geekswhodrink for a special edition of Quiz for a Cause at @LustrePearl. Proceeds will benefit our work to end homelessness for Austin neighbors. Get details here:
These beautifully assembled care kits are 400 reasons why we love our friends at @Applied4Good! Applied Materials employees volunteer in our Community Kitchen regularly and also put together these bags to hand out on rainy days when a poncho and dry socks are most needed.
GuideStar's Platinum seal is given to organizations that show measurable results year after year. We're proud to be recognized for meeting the highest standard of fiscal responsibility and donor confidence. Learn more about our commitment to transparency:
RT @ShedBarber: Tomorrow night! We celebrate the one year anniversary of SC4C with a great lineup of comedians at our south Austin shop! Sp…
RT @uinfluence: Austin just got served by Unique Influence 😉 Making a difference, one tray at a time. ❤️ @caritasofaustin…
A big thank you to the University Interfaith Council: Student Division for helping to kick off our Welcome Home basket drive with 20 baskets filled with household goods! Learn how your group can get involved:
Lyft's partnership has been HUGE for some of the people we serve. Watch the whole story on @fox7austin to hear how reliable transportation with @Lyft is helping people like Ty build wellbeing.
We're thrilled to welcome longtime supporter Alori Properties back as our 2018 Speaker Sponsor! Learn more at
RT @JaneOnFOX7: Making the world a better place, one trip at a time. Catch my story on the partnership between @lyft and @caritasofaustin i…
Three cheers for this amazing crew from @UrbanRootsATX for making pasta with bacon, tomato, and Gorgonzola cheese in our Community Kitchen today! You help #nourishcommunity in so many wonderful ways. 💚
We all have a role to play in helping our neighbors build wellbeing, and you can help them feel home at last with this simple welcome gift. Learn how in our latest blog post!
RESCHEDULED: Painting With a Purpose has been moved from May 20 to June 17. The new deadline to sign up is June 10 - which means you still have time to get your tickets and join us! A portion of proceeds will support our work to end homelessness.…
Looking forward to next Friday's benefit class at @BlackSwanYoga? Be sure to register now, as space is limited! This donation-based class will support our work with refugees.
RT @mwmoak: Our happy crew @Applied4Good serves up food with a smile @caritasofaustin's Community Kitchen. Thanks for providing a nourishin…
Shopping for #MothersDay? Remember to choose Caritas of Austin as your Amazon Smile organization! Save this link ->
Need to nurture your creative side? On May 20 a special Painting With A Twist at the Southpark Meadows location will benefit Caritas of Austin. Get your tickets early!
RT @TheDriskill: Alongside our friends at @HyattAustin, April was full of fun and caring for our community! Thank you to our local partners…
RT @ReillyRealtors: Today we had some very generous agents volunteer at @caritasofaustin, an organization working to end homelessness in th…
A big shout out and THANK YOU to the incredible team at @Barilla! Not only did they show up with a truck full of pasta goodness, they also spent two mornings volunteering in our Community Kitchen, preparing and serving a nutritious meal for our diners.
Happy Monday! This feels like a great time to remind you that we have an Amazon Smile page. You shop, Amazon gives. It doesn't get any easier than that. Link ➡️
Last year we partnered with 459 international refugees as they began to rebuild their lives and futures in Austin. With the current uncertainty and volatility in regards to refugee resettlement, your support is more important than ever.
“Last year, the White House capped annual admissions at 45,000, the lowest since 1980.” Read the full story at @givingcity to learn how this cap hurts refugees who have resettled in Austin and organizations who serve them.…
Tomorrow night: Faces & Places, an eye-opening photography exhibit completely envisioned and executed by students of @SMCACrusaders. Proceeds from sales of prints will be donated to Caritas of Austin.
The 11th Annual Words of Hope presented by Austin Subaru is on track to be the best yet. Thank you to our incredible Presenting Sponsor @AustinSubaru for making it possible!…
This Thursday, don't miss happy hour at @StillATX from 5-7pm, benefiting our work. Still will be donating 10% of the days profits, and you can earn yourself a free drink ticket when you make a donation that evening! Details at
This is a significant step by @MayorAdler and city council leaders. Read more about the ambitious plan to end homelessness that was endorsed on Thursday: via @KXAN_News
April is coming to a close, but even if you missed Joke Month at @homeslicepizza you aren't too late to participate in this fun partnership! All through May, recite a tongue twister and 10% of your food bill will be donated to support our work.
Inspired to do your part to help refugees in Austin? Why not start with a simple Welcome Home basket? Donating a laundry basket filled with a sheet set, towel, dish soap, laundry soap, and other essentials can bring so much comfort to a new apartment!
Tomorrow night! Sorry Closed for Comedy at @ShedBarber is back, and will again be supporting Caritas of Austin with donations at the door. If you are looking for a great way to kick off your weekend, don't miss this!
You should be listening to more a cappella, and here's a 2-for-1 show you won't want to miss! Join @FuseACappella and @EchoesACappella this Sunday. Event is donation-based and will support our work to #EndHomelessness for Austin neighbors.
"The refugee community is very diverse with diverse backgrounds, some with professional backgrounds and some who were born and raised in refugee camps, so there are different challenges." - Mamadou Balde, Resettlement Program Manager
We're sharing updates about refugee resettlement at our panel discussion right now. Join us LIVE:…
We’ll be starting the panel discussion shortly. See you here at Temple Beth Shalom or join us live on our Facebook page!
We look forward to seeing you today at Noon for our panel discussion on refugee resettlement. Can’t make it? Join us for a Facebook Live recording of the conversation. We hope you will stay engaged in this important issue with us, Austin.
We have some big Words of Hope news coming your way! Be the first to hear exciting announcements about this year’s Featured Speaker and Harvey Penick Award honorees when you sign up for our newsletter at
We're getting ready to kick off our birthday month with a HUGE variety of community events throughout May. First on the list: Happy Hour at @StillATX. Learn more and see the full event lineup:
If you haven't done so already, RSVP to save your spot for Wednesday's panel discussion. Hear from our Exec. Director and Caritas staff about the latest in refugee resettlement news and have your questions answered. Event is free but space is limited!
Our friends at @SocialSolutions did great work today volunteering in our Community Kitchen. Thank you for helping provide a nutritious and delicious lunch to Austin neighbors!
Did you know it’s almost our birthday month? Join us throughout May as we partner with local businesses and YOU to celebrate 54 years of serving the Austin community. Take a peek at our calendar and tell us which event you are most excited about!
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