Together with clients, community partners and you, we can end homelessness in Greater Austin.
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!
RT @outandabout: Granddaughter honors Lady Bird with updated Tuesday tradition:… @StDavidsChurch @caritasofaustin @S…
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!
We are so thankful for our team of weekly Culinary Volunteers for their commitment to our mission! They provide our diners with the best dining experience, make nutritious and delicious meals possible, and help guide new volunteers on their day of service. #NationalVolunteerWeek
We’re grateful to our amazing friends at @shorelineatx for donating $1 for each attendee at their Easter Sunday service – totaling an incredible $7K presented to us to support refugees resettling in Austin!
Want to get caught up on the latest news in refugee resettlement? Join us for a panel discussion next Wednesday! This is free and open to the public, and we hope you will join us. Learn more and RSVP here:…
Today we are highlighting some of our amazing Direct Service Volunteers: Zoe Soto, Tracy Snodgrass, and Aileen Lim. Working alongside staff, they do amazing work to support clients as they build wellbeing. Learn about volunteering at #NationalVolunteerWeek
Ready to serve your community? We have several dates available in our Community Kitchen right now. This opportunity is great for groups or individuals, and we can't wait to see you! #NationalVolunteerWeek
It's #NationalVolunteerWeek and we're highlighting some of our incredible volunteers! Family and friends of Jacob Louis Dienelt came together to sponsor, prepare and serve a meal in the Community Kitchen in memory of Jacob. Learn more about volunteering at
We are passionate about ending homelessness for people in our community, but we know we can’t do it alone. We're grateful for all who give their time and talents, and this #NationalVolunteerWeek we'll share some special highlights as we say Thank You to volunteers!
Know any good jokes? Be sure to share them with your server when you visit @homeslicepizza this month! Throughout April, make your server crack a smile and 10% of your bill will be donated to Caritas of Austin.
We're excited to share how our partnership with @lyft has been transformative for clients like Jerry, who just landed his dream job in the computer security field. Read his story on the blog:
Last year's @RWBlues512 raised an incredible $15,500 for Caritas of Austin, helping to ensure that those who serve our country have a safe place to call home. We look forward to seeing you November 11, 2018!
Save the date for an exciting photography exhibit on May 4. Students of @SMCACrusaders will bring light to those experiencing homelessness in our community, and proceeds from sales of prints will benefit Caritas of Austin to help #endhomelessness.
What's for lunch? Our friends from @indeed Business Operations Team are here preparing delicious chicken and beef fajitas for today's Community Kitchen meal. Thank you for volunteering to help end hunger in our community!
“It is a whole lot better with Lyft, not just a little.” – Barry Read how a partnership with @lyft improves the lives of the people we serve. For Barry, it’s about so much more than a small convenience – it’s changing his health and his outlook on life.
With each person we serve, our first goal is to ensure they have a safe place to call home. Today, we’re celebrating 50 years of the #FairHousingAct, which has protected people from discrimination in housing access since April 11, 1968.
Community interest in the topic of refugee resettlement has been incredible - so we are now hosting our upcoming open house event in a larger space: Temple Beth Shalom, Austin. Info and RSVP here:
We loved having your smiling faces in our Community Kitchen today! Thank you for your incredible work in putting together an amazing meal of roasted pork loin with homemade tomato sauce. #CamdenCares…
Today, we are excited to share how our partnership with @lyft is changing the lives of our clients and helping them achieve big goals. Read the full story on our blog.
Have you visited our Community Events calendar recently? From pizza to photography to yoga, there is a lot going on in the next couple months! See who's partnering with us to #endhomelessness and get involved at
It's #TaxSeason, which is a great time to revisit your financial goals. Did you know that you can donate to through a gift of stock or real estate, or include Caritas of Austin in your will or living trust? Learn more on our new planned giving page:
What progress has been made in the 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination? Executive Director Jo Kathryn Quinn reflects on the legacy left by Dr. King and the work to be continued. Read the latest blog post here:
Not only does @AuntBertha make it easy to connect with social services in our community, they also roll up their sleeves and give back directly. Thank you to the Aunt Bertha team for volunteering in our Community Kitchen!
Do you want to hear the latest national and local updates on refugee resettlement? We'll be talking about changes over the past year and what the future holds for refugee resettlement in Austin. Reserve your spot today:
This year’s @comboplate South By Soup Fest event raised an incredible $5,808 to support our Community Kitchen and Pantry services. Thank you to all of the musicians, businesses, attendees, and raffle participants who made this year’s event a huge success!
If you are looking for an Easter service to attend, @shorelineatx will be donating $1 for every person in attendance this Sunday to support our work and mission. Details here:
Caritas of Austin offices and Community Kitchen will be closed Friday, March 30. We hope you have a wonderful weekend and we’ll see you Monday!
The staff at @jll did some great work this week in our Community Kitchen preparing and serving nutritious lunches to hundreds of Austin neighbors. Thank you for doing your part to #EndHomelessnessTogether!
Welcome Home baskets are an amazing way to make move-in day just a little easier for someone who has experienced homelessness. The best part is ANYONE can make one of these - and directly support someone we serve!…
Legacy giving means options, flexibility, and making a big impact for generations. We want to share our new Legacy Giving page, which is packed with great info on how you can make lasting change!
You don’t have to wait until #NationalVolunteerMonth to make a real and tangible difference in someone’s life. Get started today and we can #EndHomelessnessTogether.…
We’re grateful for @DanielStarkLaw's incredible partnership all winter! They collected household goods, kids' toys, and nonperishable food to support the people we serve + they donated $1 from each Facebook like they received!
Happy Hour with an on-site babysitter? Yes please! Tonight 5-8: head over to #TheHiveAustin for happy hour, when $1 from each Bees Knees signature drink will be donated to Caritas of Austin.
Spring cleaning? You can give gently-used housewares new life when you donate them + create a warm welcome for Austin neighbors who are moving into housing after experiencing homelessness.…
It's lunch time in the Community Kitchen! Thank you @texasmutual for #volunteering your time to help prepare and serve a nutritious meal for 200+ Austin neighbors today. We couldn't do it without you!
#HarryPotter Trivia with #GetItGals is happening this Sunday at @StayGoldAustin. Bring a hygiene item to donate and you’ll not only be helping end homelessness in our community, you’ll also earn your team a bonus point!
Looking for that perfect place to relax at the end of the week? Buzz on over to The Hive for happy hour benefiting Caritas of Austin THIS Friday from 5-8. #thehiveaustin
Spring is sprung! We’re grateful for the bounty of fresh vegetables that are donated by @UrbanRootsATX during Spring and throughout the year. Fresh veggies means even more nutritious and delicious meals in our Community Kitchen. Thank you for #nourishingcommunity!
We are blessed to have an incredible staff of compassionate and dedicated individuals, many who are social workers. We couldn't do what we do without these champions for the greater good! #NationalSocialWorkMonth
Without stable housing, it can be impossible to work towards other goals. We believe that all people deserve a safe place to call home and the opportunity to build wellbeing in their lives and reach their full potential.
16 of the refugees stranded in Vienna are Mandaeans who planned to reunite with their U.S. sponsors in Central Texas. At Caritas of Austin, our hope is that the United States will recommit to welcoming refugees as we have for decades.
Thank you to all who came out to South By Soup Fest yesterday! Your support helps Austin neighbors eat a healthy meal in our (mostly volunteer-run!) Community Kitchen. Want to help? Learn more at
It’s the perfect afternoon to enjoy sunshine and live music, and #southbysoupfest is happening now! Stop by @guerostacobar until 9pm and say hello! #sxsw #sxsf
RT @comboplate: @rebeccaloebe joining @rainarose! free music all day @guerostacobar, come hang out for @caritasofaustin. #sxsf #sxsw https:…
RT @comboplate: List of raffle donors supporting @caritasofaustin! Big thanks to those who have donated! 1st drawing after @TheBetterHalves…
RT @comboplate: We’re ready for you at the raffle booth! Come say hi! #sxsf @guerostacobar @caritasofaustin
RT @frankturner: Ok Austin, this is my 9th @sxsw festival, let’s do this. Big thing today is the Soup Kitchen benefit show at Gueros at 5pm…
Reminder: Our downtown offices and Community Kitchen are closed for the rest of this week. Caritas North will be open as usual.
Days 1+2 of the @comboplate South By Soup Fest featured artists from across America who performed for diners in our Community Kitchen. Day 3 is open to the public, tomorrow at @guerostacobar!
RT @comboplate: @cmacleod_music and his beautiful songs in Day 2 of SXSF @ caritasofaustin #atx #sxsf #sxsw…
Thank you @EMR_Automation for helping #endhunger in our community. We loved having y'all volunteer in the Community Kitchen today!
We love that #SXSW brings a lot of great, vibrant energy to our city, but it sure does pose a challenge for day-to-day business. Our downtown offices and Community Kitchen will be closed to the public this Weds, Thurs, and Fri. Caritas North will be open as normal.
No badge? No problem! @comboplate is putting on a great show Wednesday night at @guerostacobar, with live music free and open to the public. Donations benefit Caritas of Austin's Community Kitchen and Pantry. #endhunger #endhomelessness #SXSW
ICYMI: Building wellbeing is a personalized process. Read about our thumbprint approach to ending homelessness in our latest blog post.
You don’t want to miss out on @comboplate's South By Soup Fest next Weds at @guerostacobar. Live music, FREE and open to the public! To make it even better, raffle proceeds and donations will benefit the Caritas of Austin!…
What does it mean to have a personalized approach to preventing and ending homelessness? Read our latest blog post to learn more about how we bring the thumbprint in our logo to life in our everyday work.
RT @comboplate: BIG thanks once AGAIN to @pachatxcafe for donating to our 2018 South By Soup Fest raffle benefiting @caritasofaustin! #atx…
RT @comboplate: come to @guerostacobar wed. march 14th & help @TheBetterHalves raise $ to support the food services programs at @caritasofa…
One week until @comboplate's South By Soup Fest on 3/14! Raffle and donations will support our work #endinghomelessness in Greater Austin. Check out the artists here:
TONIGHT: Drink for a Cause at @KungFuSaloon from 5-9! Come on by for #HappyHour and 15% of drink sales will help #EndHomelessness in our community.…
Tonight! Stop by @KungFuSaloon between 5-9 this evening for their Drink for a Cause. 15% of sales will be donated to Caritas of Austin. You can enjoy happy hour + help end homelessness in our community!
Our friends at @statesman need volunteers for the @cap10k next month! If you are looking for a way to give back, lend them a hand with packet-pickup on April 6.
This year’s Amplify Austin was the most successful ever, raising over $10 million community-wide in just 24 hours! #AmplifyATX
We're grateful to this amazing group from @austinpeay for #volunteering in the Community Kitchen this morning! Your hard work will provide a healthy, free, and delicious lunch to hundreds of Austin neighbors. #LetsGoPeay!
YOU did it! With your support, not only did we meet our #AmplifyATX goal, we exceeded it and raised a total of $121,996! Your generosity proves that our community is ready to end homelessness together, and we’re so grateful for you. Thank you, Austin!
Hip hip hooray! 🙌 We are officially at the #AmplifyAustin finish line and YOUR support got us here. Stay tuned for a grand total! #AmplifyATX #EndHomelessness
20 minutes remaining! You still have time to contribute to our grand total and make this our best #AmplifyAustin yet! Donate ➡️
There's just one hour left to make your 2018 #AmplifyAustin donation! We're overwhelmed by your generosity, Austin. Let's finish strong!
Y'all are making it happen! With the matching gifts we've secured so far, we're at $92,690 with just a few hours left in #AmplifyAustin Day. Let's exceed our goal! #AmplifyATX
We love that @BankofAmerica is matching their employees' #AmplifyATX donations! Thank you for being part of Austin's day of giving!
Thank you @siliconlabs for matching employee gifts to #AmplifyAustin and for being such a great partner in the Austin community!
RT @monkeeboy: There's still time to #AmplifyAustin! So many amazing organizations to choose from, but here are a few of our faves: @Bulloc…
RT @gregbuford: I love @caritasofaustin. Whether it's helping folks into stable housing, assisting our veterans, resettling refugees or pro…
Happy 182nd birthday, Texas! It’s a great day to support an #AustinOriginal. With your #AmplifyATX gift to Caritas of Austin, your dollars are doubled! #TexasIndependenceDay
Amplify Austin ends tonight, and we need your help to reach our goal in time! Make an #AmplifyATX donation to help #endhomelessness in our community and it will be matched thanks to a generous donor. Double your impact by donating between 12-6 pm!
What's for lunch? Our awesome Community Kitchen volunteers from @acctprincipals made BBQ chicken to help nourish hungry Austin neighbors. You can help too with a donation to the Caritas of Austin Volunteers fundraiser! #AmplifyATX
Caritas staff set a fundraising goal of $2K towards our overall goal of $110K, and they just exceeded it! Great job, Team Caritas!
Want a thank you call from one of these lovely individuals? Our incredible staff are #amplifying the gratitude today! P.S. - that number on the whiteboard is our amount raised so far. Make us update it by donating! ➡️ ⬅️ #AmplifyATX
Good morning, Austin. Look what you did while we were sleeping! We can reach our goal of $110K by 6pm tonight, but we need your help to get there. Let's do this! #AmplifyATX #endhomelessness
Good morning, Austin. Look what you did while we were sleeping! We can reach our goal of $110K by 6pm tonight, but we need your help to get there. Let's do this! #AmplifyATX #endhomelessness
Our volunteers are SUPERSTARS! We truly couldn't do what we do without their incredible time and talent. They're raising $5K during #AmplifyATX and you can help with a gift to their page---> <3
Thank you @MorelandProps for all you do to make Austin more vibrant for all!…
RT @nettavette81: Hey #atx, if you don't have dinner plans come to @redsporchLMR and make a donation to @caritasofaustin for @AmplifyATX. R…
Caritas of Austin staff are relentlessly committed to helping clients stay stably housed and reach their full potential. You can help with a gift to the Caritas staff fundraising page!
We’re about to hit our first $500 raised! Thank you, Austin! ❤️❤️❤️
We’re heeeere! Stop on by Red’s Porch tonight and say hello to us!
Ready, Set, AMPLIFY! 🏁 We are so ready for the next 24 hours, and excited to start it off with this amazing match from a generous donor. Your $$ will be doubled between now and 10pm!
Heyyy...what is this #AmplifyATX business all about, anyway? With Amplify Austin, One Day Makes All the Difference via @AustinChronicle
Is it here yet?? Just a couple hours left until #AmplifyATX kicks off! Help us reach our goal of $110K in 24 hours, and follow our progress here or on fb!
Beautiful weather on a Thursday = a last-minute happy hour at The Hive Austin from 5-7 pm! $2 Taco Bar and $1 off all drinks. $1 of every Bees Knees specialty drink will be donated to Caritas of Austin.
RT @melissa__ayala: Proud to be a Board member for @caritasofaustin, leading the way to #endhomelessness in Austin. Will you help us raise…
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