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Casa Marianella Receives $135,000 Grant by Episcopal Health Foundation

Ten years ago, St. Luke’s Episcopal Health Charities awarded Casa Marianella its very first grant to provide medical case management, medical care, medical equipment, transportation and housing for 50 sick and injured homeless immigrants living in our shelter as well as health education classes for Casa Marianella residents and members of the immigrant community at-large. [...]

By |2018-06-20T14:15:28-06:00June 19th, 2018|In the News|0 Comments

Casa Residents Attend UT Youth Play

We had a blast at This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, & This Girl Does Nothing, a production of the Performance as Public Practice Student Alliance in collaboration with graduate students in the Drama & Theatre for Youth & Communities (DTYC) MFA program at UT Austin. The actors are on the back row are Lina Chambers &  Kriston Woodreaux. In [...]

By |2018-04-22T21:37:07-06:00April 22nd, 2018|Events|0 Comments

New Casa/Posada Staff Take a Trip to the Border

After fleeing violence and persecution in their home country, thousands of refugees find themselves detained in immigration centers. Due to an array of challenges—including treacherous journeys, language barriers, lack of access to legal services, limited financial resources, and ongoing trauma and health issues—most folks confront incredible obstacles as they attempt to be released from detention, [...]

By |2017-11-13T08:07:26-06:00November 12th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

El Mercado​ Sabado at Casa Marianella

Allen Schroeder brings delicious food to Casa Marianella every Saturday morning. We are so grateful for his dedication and thoughtfulness. Allen writes about his experiences interacting with residents the process of food recovery: I love bringing recovery food to Casa Marianella on Saturday mornings. There's usually music playing on someone's phone and a nice aroma is [...]

By |2017-07-17T00:52:07-06:00July 16th, 2017|Volunteer Spotlight|0 Comments

Texas Wesley Serves Lunch at Casa!

Casa Marianella runs on the kindness of our volunteers. There are many volunteer opportunities at Casa allowing for a variety of programs with very flexible hours. Food shifts are one of the many opportunities to help out at Casa. Last Saturday, members of Texas Wesley were kind enough to serve lunch to our residents. They [...]

By |2017-04-09T14:06:27-06:00April 9th, 2017|Volunteer Spotlight|0 Comments

Casa is Buying a House for Families!

Exciting news!  Casa is in the middle of buying another house for 2 parent families on 749 Cherico in Austin, try TX, just around the corner from Casa Marianella. Currently, intact families are split between the adult shelter and Posada Esperanza (our house for women and children only), so this house will be a fantastic way to [...]

By |2018-07-10T09:26:52-06:00June 16th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

Bruno’s Drumming Workshop

We had a blast at the recent percussion workshop given during ESL class by Bruno Vinezof. The purpose was for Bruno to share his culture by bringing music and dance to the residents of Casa Marianella, generic providing a fun way for residents to release the stress of the day and begin to learn a [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:17-06:00April 12th, 2016|Events|0 Comments