Together with clients, community partners and you, we can end homelessness in Greater Austin.
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
Shout out to Jay and Allison Angell and Amber Carden, who have teamed up as an Advocate sponsor for Words of Hope presented by Austin Subaru! Thank you for your support to #endhomelessnesstogether. Event details at
Have you read our latest blog post? Check out Christian’s story and how the youth housing program at Caritas helps support youth experiencing homelessness by partnering with other agencies in the area.…
We want to wish a happy #BackToSchool2019 to all of our friends in the Austin community! Classes are starting for many of the individuals and families we serve, and you can help give them a strong start with supplies like these. Check out our Wish List:…
Thank you to @HEB, one of our wonderful Advocate sponsors for Words of Hope presented by Austin Subaru this year! We're so thankful for all the work you do to support #Texas communities! #endhomelessnesstogether #community #giveback
Texas Mutual Insurance cares about the safety, education, and wellness of their community. Thank you @texasmutual for your Advocate sponsorship and your incredible support of our mission to end homelessness in Greater Austin.
The Best Single Source Plus (BSS+) collaborative brings together the talents and resources of 12 service providers in the Greater Austin area to prevent and end homelessness in our community. We are proud that together, the collaborative served 1,290 households last year!
We're less than one month out from the big day - Words of Hope presented by @AustinSubaru on September 12! We are thrilled that this year's Featured Entertainer is folk and Americana singer-songwriter, Robert Earl Keen. Learn more at…
The team from @siliconlabs recently made a big impact by serving in our Community Kitchen! Learn how you can make Austin a better place for all at…. #siliconlabsgivesback #volunteer
The 2019 Words of Hope presented by @AustinSubaru wouldn’t be possible without the support of incredible Advocate sponsors like these. Through volunteerism, philanthropy, and leadership, we are so grateful for their continued support and for helping us #endhomelessnesstogether
Looking for some fun local events this month? Check out our friends at @comboplate and help them celebrate their 20th Anniversary! #endhomelessnesstogether
A big thank you to Observint Technologies, one of our long-time local supporters and an Advocate sponsor of this year's Words of Hope presented by @AustinSubaru. Thank you for all you do for Caritas of Austin and our community! #endhomelessnesstogether #observinttechnologies
Our volunteers are awesome - and we can prove it! Last year, 1,577 individuals volunteered 24,354 hours serving their Austin community and #endinghomelessnesstogether. We couldn't do the work we do without you! Volunteer info at
Thank you to Austin Orthodontic Arts for being an Advocate sponsor for this year's Words of Hope presented by @AustinSubaru! We love our #community partners. #endinghomelessnesstogether #austinorthodonticarts
Clients in our Supportive Housing Program not only have a place to call home, but they also have access to important support and mental health services. Last year, 98% of our clients in this program remained in stable housing and did not return to the streets.
We love that our sponsors are so involved in the Austin #community! On Aug. 25, join @AustinSubaru for Paddle for Puppies, an event benefiting @austinpetsalive. Space is limited so register today! #giveback #paddleforpuppies #austin
We're excited to partner with Psst! Press! 10% of each purchase of the Black and White postcard series will help end homelessness in our community. Shipping begins 8/3, so there's still time to get your order in!
Help keep Austin neighbors cool in this Texas heat! Donations like these help make summer more comfortable for the people we serve and build physical wellbeing. For more information about our wish lists, check our website:
Help keep Austin neighbors cool in this Texas heat! Donations like these help make summer more comfortable for the people we serve and build physical wellbeing. For more information about our wish lists, check our website:
*Notice* Our Community Kitchen will be closed 7/29 and 7/30 as we make repairs to the A/C unit. We will reopen on 7/31 to serve up another delicious lunch for our community. Thank you for your patience as we work to keep our staff, volunteers, and diners cool this summer!
Our gratitude to Workplace Resource LLC for their continued leadership as our Registration Underwriter. Words of Hope presented by Austin Subaru is sure to be a memorable and impactful evening, and we look forward to seeing you there! Learn more at….
Stay cool with @jesterkingbeer's July Noble Cause benefiting Caritas of Austin! Until July 31st, $1 of every pour of the new "No Whalez Here" beer will be donated to Caritas of Austin. #endinghomelessnesstogether #austin…
Each weekday, the Community Kitchen brings together volunteers, staff and diners in creating a space of welcome and dignity. With around 240 people joining us for lunch each day, we are so grateful to community members who volunteer their time to make this possible!
RT @TheSHECP: We caught up with our #SHECP interns in Austin to learn more about the great work they are doing this summer, working with no…
Join us on Wednesday, July 24 for #CommunityNightSpotlight: Kindness Night at @ThinkeryATX from 4—8pm. Enjoy all the exhibits and come say hi to us!…
Our #community events calendar has something for everyone! We love connecting you with some of our favorite spaces in Austin and events that support our mission to #endhomelessness together. Plan your next outing with our calendar here:
In our latest blog post, we share how groups are giving back in the Austin community through in-kind donations. Thank you for helping us end homelessness together!… #endinghomelessnesstogether #community #austin #giveback
Jan and Bobby Jenkins embody the spirit of the Harvey Penick Award through their legacy of leadership and philanthropy in the Austin community. We couldn't be happier to honor them this September!…
RT @ThinkeryATX: Remember to bring your donations for our food drive supporting @caritasofaustin. Make a difference this July for those in…
Our largest annual fundraiser is coming up on Sept. 12, and is made possible through community members like these. Thank you to these Partner sponsors for helping end homelessness for Austin neighbors! Event details:…
Noble Cause alert! For the month of July, Jester King Brewery will donate $1 of every pour of their new No Whalez Here beer to Caritas of Austin. Cool off with @jesterkingbeer and support our work to end homelessness together.
RT @aplusfcu: After working hard to put them together, A+FCU employees dropped off 20 Welcome Home Baskets at @caritasofaustin today! Click…
Happy #JulyFourth! Our offices and community kitchen are closed today in honor of Independence Day. We invite you to read a special message from Caritas of Austin President & CEO, Jo Kathryn Quinn:….
RT @jesterkingbeer: Our Noble Cause non-profit for July is @caritasofaustin! $1 of every full pour of No Whalez Here will go towards Carit…
ICYMI: Read the latest blog post for an inside look at our Employment and Education programs, and how they support financial wellbeing for people who have experienced homelessness.
We're excited to welcome back @TXCapitalBank as the VIP Reception Underwriter for the 2019 Words of Hope sponsored by @AustinSubaru! Texas Capital Bank is a huge supporter of the communities they work in and we are honored to have them as a long-time supporter of our mission.
Great work, A+FCU team! We are so grateful to have your incredible support and partnership. These baskets make move-in day that much better for the people we serve. ❤️❤️❤️…
Some afternoon inspiration: Michael combines his passion for baking with his desire to make a difference in his community. There are infinite ways to do good!
Thank you to the amazing team at @Atlassian for assembling First Aid Kits! Essentials like these help build healthy homes for families and individuals. You can learn more on our Wish List page:….
New on blog: we take a look at the unique strengths of the Employment Program, and the ways that Caritas clients connect with job opportunities in our community.…
With Stratus Properties' wonderful support as Production Underwriter, this year's event is on track to be an inspiring and memorable evening! Our deepest gratitude for more than 20 years of partnership to end homelessness in Austin.
A safe place to call home is an important foundation for building wellbeing in all areas of life – such as finding a job with a reliable living wage. Last year, 147 job placements were possible with your support!
"At this critical moment, Austin has the political will and public support to tackle homelessness in a bold way. The council must show it’s ready to make the tough decisions to move the city forward."
There’s nothing like a lemonade stand to make it feel like summer! We are so grateful to Noa, Sivan, and Cash for thinking of the people we serve when they set up their stand. Together, these incredible young people raised $351.06 to end homelessness for Austin neighbors!
A special thank you to these incredible Advocate sponsors for their steadfast partnership, board service, volunteerism, and philanthropy! Learn more about Words of Hope presented by Austin Subaru at….
Waiting for #strangerthings3? Why not pass the time with Stranger Things Trivia, happening tomorrow night and benefiting Caritas of Austin! #atxevents #getitgals…
Our heartfelt gratitude to one of our longtime partners in the community! On top of their volunteerism and workplace giving programs, @siliconlabs also makes our largest annual fundraiser possible. Thank you for helping end homelessness in Austin!
With your help, the Caritas of Austin Pantry provided over 20K meals in groceries last year! This support is huge for the people we serve. Learn about hosting a food or hygiene item drive at
At the @BullockMuseum for #refugeedayatx ? A screening of ‘This is Home’ will be at 3, followed by panel discussion. Caritas of Austin Employment Program Manager, Mike Kakarash, participating.
And community referrals to the resources they can access (Refugee Health Clinic, child care, transportation, SNAP, and so much more!)
Support services including language interpreters, and accessing Refugee Cash Assistance and Refugee Medical Assistance
Employment services, like developing an employment plan, connecting to vocational training and certifications, and securing a good job
Our supportive services for refugees include: job training and certification, such as Job Readiness Series of classes offered by our Education Program
Happy Saturday! Join us for #RefugeeDayATX at the @BullockMuseum this afternoon! We’re just getting started:
Tomorrow! This event is FREE and fun for the whole family. Say hello 👋 to Caritas staff and volunteers and learn how our Employment and Education programs serve refugees. See you there!…
A big gratitude shout-out to Alori Properties for being incredible longtime supporters of our work and mission! See you September 12! for Dad? Don't forget to switch over to AmazonSmile to make part of your purchase a donation to end homelessness! Here's our link:
What a wonderful way to give back! Thank you @aplusfcu and members for helping end homelessness in Austin!…
Check out these community events that help end homelessness! From trivia night to happy hour to family-friendly fun, there's a lot going on this month!
Join us this Saturday for World Refugee Day at the @BullockMuseum! With free food, live music, and activities, it's a perfect way to spend an afternoon in Austin. #freefuninaustin #WithRefugees…
Great news from City Council last night! Housing Focused Shelter is a strong step forward in ending homelessness in Austin.…
RT @D5Kitchen: Why we need a Housing-Focused Shelter in Austin…
How's this for #ThursdayMotivation? After more than 40 years of homelessness, David has a safe place to call home and today he starts classes at @UTAustin! #housingfirst #housingeverywhere #foundationcommunities #caritasofaustin
How's this for #ThursdayMotivation? After more than 40 years of homelessness, David has a safe place to call home and today he starts classes at @UTAustin!
Urgent advocacy alert! Join Caritas of Austin in supporting Item 49, which will direct resources towards providing housing focused shelter for people experiencing homelessness. Please voice your support for Item 49 by Thursday, June 6.
The 2018 Annual Report is now available online, and is filled with information about the stories you make possible. Get the full report here -->
We are delighted to share that Austin Subaru is returning as our 2019 Presenting Sponsor for Words of Hope! The Sept. 12 event is our largest fundraiser of the year, and we are so grateful to @AustinSubaru for leading the way in making it possible.
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