Together with clients, community partners and you, we can end homelessness in Greater Austin.
Another Volunteer Spotlight this month: Casa Montessori Preschool These wonderful kids donated a ton of food to our Pantry for our clients to take home to their families this Holiday Season - thanks so much, y'all! #EndingHomelessnessTogether
Thank you to everyone who gave during #GivingTuesday, whether through a donation, volunteering, a Facebook fundraiser or sharing. Thanks to you we exceeded our goal & raised $7,333 in just one day to help provide a safe home to Austin neighbors. We could not do it without you!
It's #GivingTuesday and we're encouraging y'all to bring in non-perishable items to the taproom to benefit @caritasofaustin. For the month of December, bring in at least 3 items and receive 25% off any to-go #beer. #endinghomlessnesstogether
It’s #GivingTuesday! Getting someone who has experienced homelessness into housing is just the first step. Your gift can help provide a place to call home and give renewed purpose. Together, we can end homelessness. Learn more at…. #LendaHand
“Having a home changes everything. You often don’t know how important it is until it’s taken away from you,” says John. When you give to Caritas of Austin, you are lifting up a life. Help us reach our #GivingTuesday goal!… #LendaHand
Your support changes lives, welcoming Austin neighbors to a stable place to call home this winter. Tell your friends and help us reach our #GivingTuesday goal. Every gift counts!… #LendaHand
"I woke up after that first night so thankful to have a roof over my head. I feel so much safer.” – Oliver It's #GivingTuesday, a worldwide day of giving! You can make a difference today for neighbors experiencing homelessness. Learn more at…. #LendaHand
You can help Caritas of Austin win a generous match from Miura Group this holiday season! Cast your vote at
RT @seasonforcaring: Fatima Babiker came to the states from Sudan by way of Egypt to make sure she could spend more time with the kids she…
Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday and everyone can make a difference. Your gift can help turn someone’s life around—with a place to call home and renewed purpose. Join us tomorrow to lend a hand and lift up a life! #LendaHand #EndingHomelessnessTogether
There’s #BlackFriday and #CyberMonday, and then there’s #GivingTuesday. Your gift on Dec. 3rd will lend a hand and lift up a life by helping to provide housing this winter. Mark your calendar to join us on Tuesday. And tell your friends! #LendaHand #EndingHomelessnessTogether
RT @JKQ58: @caritasofaustin permanently ends homelessness for someone like Tim EVERY DAY. Help us end homelessness in ATX. #Endinghomelessn…
This morning’s #ThunderCloudTurkeyTrot is not only a fun and healthy way to start your Thanksgiving, it also benefits our community in big ways. Tim is running this morning to help end homelessness, along with around 20 thousand participants!…
Happy Thanksgiving from our Caritas family to yours! As always, we are grateful for your support. TOGETHER, we can end homelessness! #Thanksgiving
RT @ChronEvents: RECOMMENDED: Get a head start on burning off that third helping of stuffing with @ThunderCloudSub Turkey Day tradition ben…
RT @VictoriaMaranan: Good morning, #twitterverse ! I want you to meet our new #friend , Tim Rinn, who is warming up for tomrw’s @ThunderClo…
TOMORROW: Thanksgiving Day & ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot... and a final price increase on registration! Register now to avoid the increase in ticket price: Join 20,000 of your closest friends in the largest 5-mile run in Texas! #ThunderCloudTurkeyTrot
Make a local impact this #GivingTuesday for Austin neighbors experiencing homelessness. We’re raising $5,000 on the Tue after Thanksgiving to help start families and individuals on the path to stability. Save the date for Tues, Dec 3, to be part of this global giving movement!
Every person who is experiencing homelessness has their own unique story and finds themself in this tragic condition for a different reason. Let’s remember that they are people needing some kindness.…
Tim is a client with Caritas of Austin & is running in #ThunderCloudTurkeyTrot. When interviewed by @SpectrumNewsATX reporter Victoria Maranan this morning he said “Caritas gives you the foundation to be a person again.” Watch the story on Wednesday. #endinghomelessnesstogether
Happy #MoveInMonday! Today, we celebrate Steve. Steve is a new client who recently moved into his own apartment after experiencing homelessness for over 18 months. Our #HousingFirst approach ends homelessness for someone like Steve every day! #EndingHomelessnessTogether
RT @SpecNewsSA: As runners all over Central Texas gear up for their annual run at #ThunderCloudTurkeyTrot, @ThunderCloudSub co-owner Mike H…
RT @JKQ58: The Mayor is correct. This is the method @caritasofaustin is using with a 98% success rate!…
We are about to begin the livestream of our Community Conversation: Ending Homelessness Together. Head over to our Facebook page to tune in!
We plan to go live tomorrow morning for our Community Conversation: Ending Homelessness Together. If you aren't coming in person, plan to join us virtually on our Facebook page! #EndingHomelessnessTogether
The #ThunderCloudTurkeyTrot is just over a week out! Don't miss your chance to buy your tickets before the day of the race. Come out for a fun morning and support your neighbors and a good cause - ending homelessness. Sign up to race or volunteer at
Happy #MoveInMonday! Today, we celebrate Alexis, who moved into a 2 bedroom apartment in August w/ her 2 kids. Once she moved in, she was able to help her kids prepare for school. Since then, she's picked up a job and began paying rent on her own. #EndHomelessnessTogether #HHweek
This is a perfect example of how virtually anyone could find themselves without a home and how Permanent Supportive Housing works to end homelessness. Thank you @Reenajade with @SecNewsATX.…
Thank you to all who joined us at the Butler Hike and Bike Trail this morning for the annual Homeless Memorial Service. It was a moving service that allowed us to recognize each of the 184 men and women who died in Austin this year while homeless. @HouseTheHomeless @MayorAdler
RT @liveoakvp: Did you know @caritasofaustin helped get over 500 ppl back into housing in the Austin area last year? They are one of the 6…
With the @ThunderCloudSubs Turkey Trot around the corner, it was time for the annual Turkey Call at Stepping Stone School with Tom the Turkey! The kids sang Tom a few songs and gobbled along with him. All the cuteness, every year! Thanks for helping us #EndHomelessnessTogether
184 men and women experiencing homelessness died in Austin this year. This morning we reflected on them and on our commitment to saving lives through housing and services. Thanks @caritasofaustin
Thank you, Mayor Adler, for being a part of the service this morning and for your dedication to #endinghomelessnesstogether.
Join Caritas of Austin for the annual Homeless Memorial this Sunday, Nov. 17 at sunrise. Details at… #endinghomelessnesstogether
How Permanent Supportive Housing Addresses Homelessness. We, had a community, need to invest in solutions that end homelessness. Together, we can do it.…
RT @AmplifyCU: Looking for a way to give back during Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (#hhweek)? Join our friends at @caritasofaustin
Last year, we helped over 500 people back into housing in the Austin area. We could not do it without our community members. Want to help your neighbors? Go to
Bring the kids out & spend Thanksgiving Day with Caritas of Austin and @ThunderCloudSub at the 2019 ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot! All proceeds benefit our clients and the services we provide to end homelessness in our city. Ticket prices increase Nov 14! #atx #tcloudturkeytrot
Today's #MoveInMonday is dedicated to a Veteran we housed in 2018. Rick served in the U.S. Air Force for 10 years during the Desert Storm era. Last year, we were able to help Rick rebuild well-being with a place to call home and a job he loves. #HappyVeteransDay
Happy #VeteransDay from the Caritas of Austin family. Today we honor those who have served our country. At Caritas, we also honor the veterans that experienced homelessness when they returned to the U.S. Last year, we housed 111 veteran families. #EndingHomelessnessTogether
RT @JKQ58: Here at the FAVE awards event. Thank you Austin Young Chamber for nominating Caritas of Austin!
Finding housing for people who have experienced chronic homelessness is especially difficult. This is a much needed addition for Permanent Supportive Housing programs.…
Did you know that when you shop for the holidays at, @AmazonSmile donates to Caritas Of Austin?
Meet Jerry, a formerly homeless Veteran. We serve approx. 100 veterans every year. Our Supportive Services for Veteran Families program helps folks build their well-being by working with them on their goals, ensuring they are living a life they love. #EndHomelessness everyday.
We are so grateful for @on_running for fitting our ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot client team with shoes that feel like you're "running on clouds." The team had the same sentiment! We hope you will join us on Thanksgiving morning! Learn more at….
RT @IntegralCareATX: Strengthening the health of our city and supporting people living with homelessness requires teamwork. In this Transpa…
@caritasofaustin believes in housing first and we have the data to prove this works in helping transition from homelessness to becoming stable. 98% of our clients who had experienced chronic homelessness remain stable. We just need more resources. #EndingHomelessnessTogether…
Happy #MoveInMonday! Buddy was homeless for 20 years when he first met with his Caritas case manager. Today, we are so happy to share that he recently moved into an apartment! Buddy is beyond proud of his space and glad that his dog, Bear, now has a safe place to play.
Making community giveback fun - Thanks Austin Detours for including us! These donations will go directly to our clients and their families. #EndingHomelessnessTogether
With Veterans Day around the corner, we want to remind y'all that an amazing benefit concert put on by @RWBlues512 on November 6! Click the link for tickets/more information on how this blues concert benefits Austin's Veteran community:
RT @IntegralCareATX: “Integral Care believes a home is more than four walls, it’s the foundation to recovery and well-being.” Hear about ou…
A big congratulations to our clients in our Housing/Employment Departments for receiving their Food Handler's Certificate today! And a shoutout to our Education Department for facilitating opportunities like this for our clients. #EndHomelessnessTogether
Fundraise with just a click: - $50 provides a week's worth of groceries for a family. Will you help us end homelessness today? Get your friends and fundraise together!
The largest 5 mile run in Texas, to date. And for a good cause - ending homelessness in Austin. @ThunderCloudSub Whether you are interested in running or giving back as a volunteer, learn more here:
RT @LBJLibrary: For the families and children experiencing homelessness in #Austin, what are the solutions and what can we do as a communit…
A week old but need to share. @caritasofaustin & other non-profit partners work in partnership with property managers to provide low income housing. Much more housing is needed. Partner with us! #endhomelessness @austintexasgov… via @KVUE
Thank you to @COTA for stepping up to help people transitioning out of homelessness.…
Happy #MoveInMonday! We're celebrating Alexis Arnett, who recently moved into a two bedroom apartment with her two young children. With a safe place to live and a new job, her family is building well-being and stability. #EndingHomelessness every day.
THANK YOU: Coffman Family and @GiveRealty for this kind donation! For those that are unfamiliar, when you buy/sell a home, 25% of Give Realty’s commission is donated to a 501(c)3 nonprofit/faith based organization of the client’s choice. We are so grateful the Coffmans chose us!
Working together, we can #endhomelessness…
#EndingHomelessness is about connecting people to safe housing. By using a Housing First approach, we prioritize a strong foundation for well-being - and we know this works because over 95% of our clients who experienced chronic homelessness never return to the streets.
Looking for a fun way to give back to your community? Come run and/or volunteer at the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot - the largest 5 mile run in Texas, right here in Austin. Join Caritas, @ThunderCloudSub and 20,000 of your closest friends! #ThunderCloudSubsTurkeyTrot
RT @atxecho: 🎊🎉 Sign-ups to be a Team Lead for the 2020 Point In Time Count are now open! 🎊🎉 The PIT Count is an annual census of the unsh…
Looking for a way to give back during this holiday season? Come join us at the @ThunderCloudSub Turkey Trot & help end homelessness in Austin - plus, spend $25 on a raffle ticket for the chance to win a brand new Honda Accord Sedan EX CVT! All proceeds will benefit our clients.
“Mr. Phil has taken so much worry out of this for me. I cannot say enough about the life-changing power of having a case manager like Mr. Phil be my partner in helping me rebuild my life. He treated me with respect and dignity, like a fellow human.” Read more here: [LINK]
Let’s focus the conversation to one that is productive. Data shows that Housing First works. That’s what we focus on and 98% of people in our supportive housing program remain stable. Together, we can #endhomelessness.…
@caritasofaustin we not only connect people with a safe place to live, but we help them reach their fullest potential by meeting them where they are and working alongside them as they rebuild well-being. #EndingHomelessness
Join us for the fun this year at the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot benefiting Caritas of Austin! Bring your family or your friends and volunteer to work registration or at the event! Sign up now at #ThunderCloudTurkeyTrot
Happy Indigenous People's Day! Today we celebrate and appreciate our American Indian neighbors for their culture, contributions, and impact in our country. #ATX #IndigenousPeoplesDay
RT @atxmusicians: I’m voting NO on Prop B. Austin musicians deserve the opportunity to benefit from the tourism industry we helped to cre…
Caritas of Austin CEO @JKQ58 and @atxmusicians Nakia Reynoso OpEd says Vote No on Prop B. Music and homeless communities lose if Prop B passes.…
RT @MayorAdler: Solving this challenge will require new ideas and new ways of thinking about those experiencing homelessness. This is a gre…
The systemic elements that cause homelessness are lack of affordable housing & poverty. @caritasofaustin partners with property owners provide affordable housing for our clients but the need is far greater. This is a step in the right direction.
Our neighbor and partner, Front Steps, is shifting the focus of services they provide at ARCH to include case management - supporting more people in making a permanent transition to a home of their own.
“All other needs absolutely cannot be addressed until you address the need for housing,” - Jo Kathryn Quinn, President and CEO of Caritas of Austin. Read more at @Austin_Monthly:
For 29 years the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot has benefited Caritas of Austin. Join us for the fun this year! Registration is open and you can still get get early bird pricing. But hurry -- the price increases after Oct. 9th. Sign up now at
RT @IntegralCareATX: "This is the kind of thing we need to see happening all over our city." Yesterday, we marked the completion of Terrace…
RT @rrvaldez: I am proud to serve @caritasofaustin and focus on creating the 2025 vision of “Ending Homelessness Together”…
You can provide a neighbor with the tools for success! These are some of our most needed items right now. Donations like these support new clients as they get organized and set goals for long-term success. To help, check out our Amazon list here:
This team from @KirkPWatson's office did great work in the Community Kitchen today! Thank you for serving your neighbors in need of a good meal.
We're a FAVE finalist! Thank you to @AustinYC for recognizing the local businesses and enterprises that make our community thrive. Looking forward to the 10th Annual FAVE Awards on Nov. 8!
What an incredible evening with our community! Last week's Words of Hope presented by Austin Subaru raised over $600K to end homelessness. Check out the photo album on our Facebook page!
RT @PMP_magazine: Congratulations to @MyABCAustin's Bobby and Jan Jenkins, who were honored by @caritasofaustin for their philanthropic eff…
We are overwhelmed with gratitude! Thank you to all who joined us last night for Words of Hope presented by Austin Subaru. You made the event a success, raising over $600K to end homelessness in Austin!
RT @GonzalesKristie: Bobby Jenkins of @ABCHomeAndComm encouraged citizens to support @caritasofaustin. Why? It costs the city of @austintex…
Tonight is the night! Words of Hope presented by Austin Subaru is our largest annual fundraiser, and a wonderful evening for our community to come together in the shared purpose of ending homelessness. Share your photos and tag us along with #CaritasWOH. See you tonight!
We are so grateful to all of our event Partner level sponsors who support our mission and make Austin a more vibrant community for all. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow at Words of Hope presented by Austin Subaru!
We were delighted to join the community this morning for a discussion on homelessness in Austin. ICYMI, you can watch the recording on @DecibelAtx's Facebook page here: #endinghomelessnesstogether…
The Harvey Penick Award is one of our favorite moments during the Words of Hope Dinner each year, and we look forward to presenting it for the 28th time tomorrow evening. Special thanks to our Penick Award Sponsor for helping us celebrate Jan and Bobby Jenkins!
Together with your support, 97 people completed job-specific training and certifications last year, opening the door to new opportunities so that they can realize their full potential. Learn more about the work you make possible at
We are delighted to partner with @TheABCBank again this year! Their continued support as an Advocate sponsor strengthens our community and ends homelessness for Austin neighbors.
We’re just one week out from the big night! Thank you to @AscensionSeton for their support as this year's Venue Underwriter, making our largest annual fundraiser possible.
RT @IntegralCareATX: Honored to join @foundcom, @caritasofaustin, and @ATCEMS at next week’s @leadershipatx Engage Breakfast focused on #Au…
Shout-out to an amazing local business in the community! Carpenter and Langford, P.C. gives back in our city in so many ways, including Advocate sponsorship of our largest annual fundraising event to end homelessness for Austin neighbors. #endinghomelessnesstogether
Caritas of Austin CEOJo Kathryn Quinn was part of a panel for tonight’s Addressing Homelessness in Austin forum at St. Edward’s. “For people experiencing homelessness, it is one of the most dehumanizing and lonely experiences a person can have.” #endinghomelessness #ATX
Tune into @KOOPradio (91.7 FM) tonight at 6PM. Caritas of Austin President and CEO Jo Kathryn Quinn will join hosts to talk about homelessness in our community and how we are working to solve it. #endhomelessness
Caritas of Austin offices and Community Kitchen will be closed Monday, September 2, in honor of Labor Day. Have a wonderful holiday and we will see you tomorrow!
Concerned about the issue of homelessness in Austin? Tune into @KOOPradio (91.7 FM) on Tuesday 9/3 at 6PM. Caritas of Austin President and CEO Jo Kathryn Quinn @JKQ58 will join hosts to talk about homelessness in our community and how we are working to solve it. #endhomelessness
A big Thank You to Austin Health Partners and Beth & Sel Unite for coming in as this year's Penick Award Sponsor! We look forward to celebrating Penick honorees, Jan and Bobby Jenkins, on September 12th.…
Our friends at @comboplate brought in an incredible 524 lbs of food yesterday from their 20th Anniversary Party. Check out the impact of their partnership with Caritas of Austin over the years!
Thank you to these incredible supporters for coming in as Advocate sponsors for Words of Hope presented by Austin Subaru! We look forward to seeing everyone on Sept. 12.…
Here is some amazing news to start the week with! Jessica just moved into her own apartment with support of our Housing Stability team. No more spending evenings looking for somewhere safe to sleep in her car. We are so grateful to share this news! #moveinmonday #endhomelessness
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