Together with clients, community partners and you, we can end homelessness in Greater Austin.
Shout out to the 3rd grade class at KIPP Austin Obras Elementary! The students collected soaps, shampoo, toothpaste, and other hygiene items for the people we serve as part of a class project. #kipptexas #humansofkipp #endinghomelessnesstogether
Tomorrow, @ShedBarber is closed for comedy! Don't miss the comedy showcase every third Friday of the month, with donations at the door benefiting Caritas of Austin's work and mission!…
We’re getting ready to begin our Let’s Talk About panel! Head over to our Facebook for a live stream of the conversation.
This story underscores what we know to be true: that our work is just part of the picture - it also takes various sectors of the community connecting with the people we serve for them to build wellbeing.
We are looking forward to hearing from BSS Plus funders and partners tomorrow on the significance of this 12-agency collaborative here in Greater Austin. Unable to make it personally? Join us virtually! We will livestream the conversation on Facebook starting at 8:30 AM.
These new Baby Welcome Baskets filled our Mother’s Day with joy! The @supportninja team organized a special baby shower and assembled five wonderful baskets for soon-to-be moms we serve!
Thank you to @VMware for building these VERY useful cleaning supply kits. Everyone needs the right tools to keep their home clean and comfortable, and these will be so appreciated on clients' move-in days!
There's still time to register for next week's discussion and breakfast! Come learn how the Best Single Source Plus collaborative is using public and private resources to prevent and end homelessness for people in Greater Austin.
Join us at @IntegralCareATX Community Forum this Thursday! Learn more and register today at #endinghomelessnesstogether
On May 15, join us to learn all about Best Single Source Plus! Together with the community, the 12 agencies of BSS+ serve as our city’s first line of defense for families who are facing or experiencing homelessness. RSVP at
Announcing... our 2019 Harvey Penick Award honorees! Jan and Bobby Jenkins have served the Austin community for so many years and in so many ways. We look forward to celebrating them on September 12. Save the date!
We have some exciting news to share in the next couple days! Hint: it’s about a special event we hold every September. Sign up for our email to be one of the first to know!
“I was this promising soldier – I was the good one, always treated like a war hero,” says Jerry. ICYMI, read our latest blog post here:…
Mother’s Day is just around the corner! As you think of the special moms in your life, you can make a difference for a new mother who has experienced homelessness with an affordable gift from our Amazon Wish List:…
Thank you to @Uber for making us part of your Week of Service! The Austin team served lunch for more than 200 guests in our Community Kitchen during National Volunteer Week -- and topped it off by bringing 290 lbs. of food drive collections for the Caritas Pantry!
Thank you to staff from the office of @RepMaxineWaters, who visited our offices yesterday to learn how we are reducing the numbers of people experiencing homelessness and to identify opportunities for federal funds to address remaining gaps in service.
Thank you @apiture for these incredible creative supplies to help build wellbeing for the people we serve. This gift, in addition to the team's food drive, make a huge difference!
Thank you to Richard Troxell @UniversaLivWage for entrusting the future care of Austin's Homeless Memorial to Caritas of Austin -- and to everyone who helped plant flowers Sunday in honor of our neighbors who have passed away while experiencing homelessness.
Caritas of Austin offices and Community Kitchen are closed today. We wish all of you a wonderful weekend!
Thank you, @GetSwoovy, for showing love to our community’s volunteers at the Austin Volunteer Appreciation Party last weekend. We had a great time!
You can be part of building strong futures for the people we serve. Learn more and view the client wish list at….
After returning from 10 years serving his country in the Army, Jerry's plans for civilian life derailed. Read his story about getting back on track in our latest blog post.…
The #GarverGives team helped us wrap up National Volunteer Week on Friday by serving in the Community Kitchen - and they even brought a donation of over $300, a matching gift from @garverusa, and a box filled with new cleaning supplies for the people we serve!
Together, you contributed hundreds of hours in the last year--ensuring that high quality, personalized services are available to the people we serve. Thank you, volunteers and interns, for all you have done and continue to do! #NationalVolunteerWeek
In our latest blog post, we shine a spotlight on Linda Jo, a Culinary Volunteer who has served in our Community Kitchen for five years! #NationalVolunteerWeek…
We're blessed to have volunteer leaders who are passionate about ending homelessness in our community. For #NationalVolunteerWeek, we want to give a BIG shout-out to the Caritas of Austin Board of Directors and Community Advisory Board members!
With your time, energy, and passion, you can make a difference in our community. There are many ways you can volunteer, and whether you want to serve one-time or weekly, we can’t wait to help you begin! Learn more at…. #NationalVolunteerWeek
For nearly five years, Mr. Moin has been a behind-the-scenes hero for Caritas of Austin’s Employment Program. Read more in our latest blog post! #NationalVolunteerWeek
Attention all Caritas of Austin volunteers! Join us next Thursday from 5:30 - 8 PM at Guero's Taco Bar for a special event celebrating YOU! #NationalVolunteerWeek
This Saturday, it’s time to celebrate YOU! Our friends at @swoovy are hosting a special event recognizing all of the amazing local volunteers who make our city more vibrant for all. #nationalvolunteerweek
Happy #NationalVolunteerWeek ! This week, we look forward to shining the spotlight on some of our most dedicated supporters.
A huge shoutout to @realtors for putting together 200 rice and bean bags and 100 first aid kits last week. We are grateful for your hands-on volunteerism and generosity!
Thank you to @TXHomeNet and all who joined us for Homelessness Awareness Day at the Capitol yesterday! #HAD2019
Serve your community this month. We have several volunteer dates available for you to choose from! Learn more at….
RT @atxecho: Today is homelessness awareness day and over one hundred people are coming to the Capitol to tell our legislators that the tim…
Tools like these are a great way to support wellbeing and goal setting for the people we serve. Consider donating a new journal or art supplies, or put together a handful of Creative Kits!…
Thank you to the Austin City Council for continuing your commitment to innovative approaches and partnerships like the Pay for Success model, to end homelessness as we know it in our community.
Your gift opens doors! A small monthly donation of any amount can help someone in our community move off the streets and into a safe place to call home.
Our deepest gratitude to @comboplate for once again hosting an incredible music showcase. South By Soup Fest raised $6,120 this year to support Food Services at Caritas of Austin! #sxsf
You are the key to ending homelessness in our community. Join our monthly donors and be part of ending homelessness throughout the year—it’s the easiest, most sustainable way to give!
Diapers, onesies, wipes, bottles. Imagine becoming a new parent without these essential supplies. We have recently rehoused several young families, and your gift of new baby items will make a huge difference for them as they rebuild their lives.…
We want to give a big shout-out to the incredible social workers who are close to our mission. As our staff members, partners, and supporters, we are so grateful to you for sharing your expertise to end homelessness for people in Austin!
The team from @VMware brought lots of smiles and energy to our Community Kitchen today! We're grateful to this crew for preparing and serving lunch for Austin neighbors.
This month, Jacqueline and her family finally moved into a safe place to call home. You are the key to ending homelessness for more Austin neighbors - learn more at #endhomelessness
Our community is making real progress on reducing the number of young people without homes! Our collaborative efforts are working, and we need to scale the solution to meet the need for ALL neighbors who are experiencing homelessness. Read more:
New on the blog: one Caritas of Austin case manager, Erika, shares the joys and challenges of her work—and what inspires her to continue ending homelessness for people in our community.
Along with other layers of support, we know that housing is a critical first step for building wellbeing. This brief post from industry experts @naehomelessness helps explain what Housing First means.…
We are serving more families now, and your help is needed to welcome them home! Our most needed items are Welcome Home baskets, cleaning supplies, and new baby items. Visit our Wish List page at….
Happy Spring to our friends at @UrbanRootsATX! Fresh veggies in our Community Kitchen make nutritious and flavorful meals possible! Thank you for your #hungerrelief partnership and for all you do year-round to #nourishcommunity.
RT @ChronEvents: #CXBB2019 is @beardbrand's annual party in celebration of customers, fans, and ambassadors. Grab a drink while they last,…
Sign up by THIS Friday to participate in Homelessness Awareness Day at the Capitol on 4/4. @TXHomeNet is organizing the event and will provide tools and trainings to prepare you!
You can help give young families we serve a strong start by donating diapers, wipes, infant clothing, and other new baby supplies. Learn more at….
Thank you to all who came out to #SXSF yesterday! This annual music showcase by @comboplate is always such a fun experience, and we are honored that so many wonderful supporters came together to make it possible.
The weather is perfect and the music goes until 9! ☀️🎸🌮 Come on out to @guerostacobar for South By Soup Fest benefiting Caritas of Austin!
Due to limited access, Caritas of Austin’s downtown offices and Community Kitchen will be closed to the public for the rest of the week. Have fun and stay safe, everyone!
This amazing group from the UT Alternative Breaks program spent their morning making a delicious lunch of baked chicken, broccoli and rice casserole, salad, and fruit for over 200 diners in our Community Kitchen. Thank you for giving back during spring break!
RT @comboplate: thanks to everyone who has donated to the online piece of our SXSF fundraiser for the community kitchen at caritasofaustin…
Our deepest gratitude to @comboplate and each of the musicians who performed in the Community Kitchen during the past two days! Join us tomorrow for South By Soup Fest at @guerostacobar, free and open to the public!
RT @comboplate: with gratitude- big thanks and big love to the wonderful musician who volunteered their time during the busy sx week, playi…
Thank you, @genserveatx, for engaging children in volunteerism and for making Austin a more vibrant, thriving community. Caritas of Austin deeply appreciates our 10-year partnership with this great organization!
Thank you to this incredible team from @Dell for serving in the Community Kitchen! Your volunteer service this week provided a healthy lunch to Austin neighbors.
Be part of someone's move-in day. You donation of household items like these creates an inviting home for a neighbor who has experienced homelessness. Learn more and see our complete donation wish list at….
RT @comboplate: please join us next wednesday march 13th at @guerostacobar for our annual roster party and south by soup fest - raising $ f…
No badge required! Listen to some great live music at @guerostacobar while helping to end homelessness in Austin. See you March 13th for the @comboplate Booking Roster Party, AKA South By Soup Fest!… #SXSW
Looking for ways to get your group involved together? Serve your community as a team in our Community Kitchen! Learn more and get started at…. #endinghomelessnesstogether #volunteeratx
What a day! Thank you to everyone who participated in Amplify Austin Day with us. Your #AmplifyATX support raised an incredible $89,670 to prevent and end homelessness for Austin neighbors. THANK YOU!!
It's the home stretch! Every single #AmplifyATX donation makes a difference for someone in our community. Will you make a gift within the next hour to end homelessness for Austin neighbors this year?…
Amplify Austin ends in less than three hours, and we need your help to reach our goal! Your #AmplifyATX donations will provide housing for up to ten individuals and families this year. Every gift makes a difference at….
200 donors - woohoo!!! Thank you to each person who is helping us #AmplifyATX and end homelessness for Austin neighbors. We are so grateful to you. Let's keep it up!
Volunteers make a difference in our community every day, and we’re humbled by their dedication to making Austin more vibrant for all. You can show Caritas volunteers some love by supporting their #AmplifyATX fundraising page
Double your donation during Amplify Austin! #AmplifyATX ends at 6:00 P.M. tonight, and you can make your gift at….
RT @TitosVodka: Help spread the love throughout our hometown for @ILH_IGH’s #AmplifyATX! Enter #LoveTitos when you donate to your favorite…
Good morning, Austin! We are energized by your incredible support so far during #AmplifyATX. This citywide day of giving ends at 6 tonight, and we have a goal of $130,000 to prevent and end homelessness in Austin. Let's do this!…
We’re #amplifyingatx tonight at @reds_porch ! Tell us why YOU live and give in our community! #ILiveHereIGiveHere #AmplifyATX #endinghomelessnesstogether
#AmplifyATX starts NOW! We set a big goal this year – $130,000. That’s enough to provide housing for a year for as many as 10 individuals and families who are currently experiencing homelessness. You are the key to success. Let’s do this, Austin!…
There are just a few minutes until we #AmplifyATX at 6:00 P.M. - so we thought this would be the perfect time to remind you about the #LoveTitos Amplification! They'll add $5 to your gift for a limited time at….
RT @CultureMapATX: Citywide fundraising party Amplify Austin returns to raise record $11M
You can help end homelessness for people like Greg this #AmplifyATX! Today, be part of Austin's citywide day of giving at #ILiveHereIGiveHere #EndingHomelessnessTogether
Today’s the day! Amplify Austin starts THIS AFTERNOON and lasts for just 24 hours. @reds_porch is helping us kick off this citywide day of giving with a Caritas of Austin #AmplifyATX happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. today. We can’t wait to see you there! #ilivehereigivehere
Let’s ring in Amplify Austin together! Come out to @reds_porch tomorrow between 4 and 7 p.m. for an #AmplifyATX happy hour to support Caritas of Austin!
“Every time I walked into my apartment, there was relief and joy and self-esteem,” says Sandy. This is the power of your support! Let's end homelessness for more Austin neighbors this #AmplifyATX at
When he moved into a stable place to call home, Bill was able to build a stronger connection to the community. Caritas clients are living and contributing in neighborhoods throughout Austin, making it a more vibrant city for all!
Join us next Thursday for a special happy hour at Red's Porch as we kick-off Austin's citywide day of giving, #AmplifyATX! We look forward to seeing you there!…
RT @atxecho: When someone is experiencing homelessness, health often declines, as it's difficult to access health care. Join the conversati…
Ready to make a difference together? We've got several open dates for groups! Learn more and get started at….
Having a hard time letting go of a no-longer-needed item because of the story behind it? You can donate that belonging and share its story – all while benefiting Caritas of Austin – at the Thrift Story ATX event! Learn more at…
Thank you, @ojolabs, for your volunteerism and commitment to making Austin a more vibrant city for all! #endinghomelessnesstogether…
Caritas of Austin offices and Community Kitchen are closed today in honor of Presidents’ Day. We hope you have a wonderful day and we’ll see you tomorrow!
We are so grateful for all of the love our community has shown to the families featured during Season for Caring. Your support has changed lives!…
Calling all volunteers! There are several upcoming dates available to prepare and serve lunch in our Community Kitchen. This is a great opportunity for groups or individuals! Get started ➡️…
Thank you to this awesome team from @ojolabs ! We are grateful to have this incredible group volunteering in our Community Kitchen today.
We thank Greg and Cindy Abell for joining us as our table honorees at @afp_austin Philanthropy Day! We are humbled by their support and all they do to make Austin a more vibrant city. #HeartsofGold #philanthropy #PDay2019
Happy #ValentinesDay! Today, we are celebrating all of the incredible volunteers, donors, and supporters who spread love in our community. Thank you for being part of the mission to prevent and end homelessness in Austin!
We had a great time at Dell's community engagement fair today! Thank you, @Dell, for leaving a #legacyofgood in Central Texas.
New on the blog: After being selected for the 2018 Season for Caring campaign, the Murorunkwere family is transitioning to permanent housing and building a bright future together!
Looking for new ways to get involved in the mission to end homelessness in Austin? Visit… to see what's next on our Community Events calendar and learn how you can host an event of your own!
RT @afp_austin: We're pleased to share this snapshot of Caritas of Austin's #PDay2019 Table Honorees Cindy and Greg Abell! We look forward…
Many thanks to the public servants, administrators, educators and employees of Texas, whose 2018 State Employee Charitable Campaign - Capital Area raised $31,960 to end homelessness for people in Greater Austin! #stateemployeesgiving
Thank you to @wheatsville owners and shoppers! By rounding up at checkout in 2018, you raised $181,393 to support the mission of 11 local nonprofits, including Caritas of Austin!…
Are you a student @txst who is interested in helping to end homelessness? Join us today at the Texas State University Spring Volunteer Fair to learn how you can make a difference! #endhomelessness #volunteer
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